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Federal Register Notice: Guidelines for Obtaining STCW Endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 12, 2021 - 2:27 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210112

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:40 AM
Headlines: USCG – MMC endorsements for IGF Code operations; Washington, DC – security zone for inauguration; USCG – MERPAC nominations sought; USCG – suspected murderer detained; USN – CNO Navigation Plan; MARAD – USMMA Superintendent promoted; DOE – LNG export authorizations; NOAA – Lake Erie [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210111

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, January 11, 2021 - 5:53 AM
Headlines: USCG – work instruction re drydock exams, etc.; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; MARAD – advisory re Persian Gulf, etc.; DOE – short-term LNG export authorization; USACE – regulatory amendment; DOT – civil penalty inflation adjustment; Florida – bill introduced to [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210108

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 8, 2021 - 8:13 AM
Headlines: DOT – Secretary Chao resigns; USCG – underway foreign passenger vessel examiner course; MARAD – MTSNAC nominations sought; NOAA – Beringia bearded seals in the Arctic; NOAA – ringed seals in the Arctic; Long Island Sound – wind farm project; CMTS – COVID-19 listening session; and Canada [ Read Full Article ]

Coast Guard announces Guard Underway Foreign Passenger Vessel Course Examiner Contracting Opportunity

Maritime CommonsThursday, January 7, 2021 - 9:59 AM
The Coast Guard has posted on beta.sam.gov the contracting opportunity for the Underway Foreign Passenger Vessel Examiner Course. The United States Coast Guard Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise (CSNCOE) has a […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210107

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 7, 2021 - 6:04 AM
Headlines: White House – Securing America’s Ports Act; MARAD – maritime alert re Persian Gulf; USN – a Blue Arctic; NOAA – Indo-Pacific reef-building corals; NOAA – 5-year review of corals; CRS – USACE FY2021 appropriations; CRS – Water Resources Development Act of 2020; CRS – USACE Continuing [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210106

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, January 6, 2021 - 7:19 AM
Headlines: White House – National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; OFAC – shipping company cited for Iranian sanctions violation; NOAA – partnership to advance ocean science; NOAA & USAID – combatting IUU fishing; House – bill introduced re WWII [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210105

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 5, 2021 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: White House – veto of Driftnet Modernization Act; MARAD – Cable Security Fleet; NOAA – oceanographic fleet renewal; USN – CNO Naval History Essay Contest; Alaska – ISO Environmental Program Manager; EU NAVFOR Somali – anti-piracy mandate broadened; India – Certificates of Competency [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210104

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, January 4, 2021 - 7:44 AM
Headlines: Congress – NDAA veto overridden; USCG – marine equipment approvals covered by a MRA; USCG – US-build determination; Tampa – Super Bowl safety zone proposed; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; DOE – LNG export authorizations extended; California – Annual Vessel Reporting [ Read Full Article ]

Update to NVIC 02-19, Guide to Marine Equipment Approvals Covered by a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA)

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 31, 2020 - 11:32 AM
The Office of Design and Engineering Standards issued Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 02-19 (Ch 1) “Change 1 to Guide to Marine Equipment Approvals Covered by a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRAs)," Jan. 1, 2021. [ Read Full Article ]