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4/13/2018: Marine Safety Information Bulletin 03-18, Oily bilge water management

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 13, 2018 - 7:57 AM
This bulletin summarizes key legal requirements for the proper management and disposal of oily mixtures by oceangoing vessels under 400 gross tons. An “oceangoing ship [or vessel]” means any vessel that operates on international voyages, is certified for coastwise service beyond three miles, or [ Read Full Article ]

4/13/2018: 2017 Port State Control Annual Report posted

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM
This report marks another year of PSC activities and provides the global maritime industry key statistics and trends related to compliance with U.S. and international regulations. [ Read Full Article ]

4/13/2018: Office of Port and Facility Compliance 2017 Year in Review now available

Maritime CommonsFriday, April 13, 2018 - 7:20 AM
This report highlights the efforts of CG-FAC and its partners to ensure our port communities are a safe and secure place to do business. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 13, 2018 - 7:11 AM
Headlines: Mississippi River – closed due to oil spill; USCG – oily mixtures management; Port Canaveral – security zone; NTSB – engine room fire; and RMS Titanic strikes iceberg – 14 April 1912. April 13, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way [ Read Full Article ]

4/12/2018: Upcoming 2019 Global Positioning System week number rollover event

Maritime CommonsThursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:26 AM
This post provides information on the possible effects of the April 6, 2019 GPS Week Number Rollover on UTC derived from GPS devices. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:13 AM
Headlines: USCG – VRP alternative planning criteria; USCG – proposed change to Navstar GPS control segment; MARAD – MTSNAC members sought; Australia – vessel garbage management survey; Australia – Port State Control Report 2017; India – mandatory use of electronic trade documents; US & [ Read Full Article ]

4/11/2018: GPS directorate proposes change to Navstar GPS control segment

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The Navigation Center posted a notice to its website that the Global Positioning Systems Directorate will propose a change to the Navstar GPS Control Segment to User Support Community Interfaces (ICD-GPS-870), Interface Control Documents that will remove Section One from the GPS Operational [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 April 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 2:19 AM
Headlines: USCG – HALLTS system under development; USCG – CG-FAC 2017 Annual Report; USCG – NAVCEN Year in Review; DHS – GPS WN rollover event; MARAD – GPS interference near Port Said; Offshore Massachusetts – proposed lease sale; New York Bight – call for information and nominations; Court [ Read Full Article ]

4/10/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council appoints new members

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:38 AM
The Coast Guard appointed 15 new members representing state boating safety officials, recreational vessel and equipment manufacturers, and national recreating boating organizations. Each member holds office for a term of up to three years. [ Read Full Article ]

4/10/2018: Navigation Center 2017 Year in Review

Maritime CommonsTuesday, April 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM
The 2017 Year in Review highlights NAVCEN’s work with maritime stakeholders, interagency partners, and GPS users worldwide to modernize the delivery of Marine Safety Information. [ Read Full Article ]