APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:26 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re PFDs; USCG – IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap; USN – rescue and transfer; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 23 July; Court – maintenance award; and UK – marine equipment type approval. June 19, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW [ Read Full Article ]

6/18/2018: Posidonia 2018 – Coast Guard perspective on IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

Maritime CommonsMonday, June 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, represented the U.S. Coast Guard at the Posidonia international shipping conference in Athens, Greece earlier this month and participated in several panel discussions on topics relevant to the international maritime community. This [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, June 18, 2018 - 6:44 AM
Headlines: USCG – BWMS type approval; New Orleans – safety zone proposed; NTSB – towing incident; DOE – offshore wind energy research; EPA & USACE – waters of the United States; and MREN – Old River Control Structure. June 18, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

6/15/2018: Marine Safety Center issues ballast water management system type approval certificate to Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 15, 2018 - 1:30 PM
The treatment principle of the Samsung Purimar BWMS consists of filtration with electrolysis during uptake and neutralization at discharge. This approval covers models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 250 m3/h and 10,000 m3/h. [ Read Full Article ]

6/15/2018: 2017 Area Maritime Security Committee of the Year announced

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 15, 2018 - 7:00 AM
The Coast Guard congratulates the Charleston Area Maritime Security Committee as the recipient of the 2017 AMSC of the Year award. The award is based on outstanding achievements and contributions in safeguarding the Marine Transportation System, including port areas, adjacent waterways, coastal and [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, June 15, 2018 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: Sabine Pass – disestablishment of anchorage ground; USCG – Maritime Commons LinkedIn page; Senate – bill introduced re transportation infrastructure assessment; IMO – autonomous vessel discussions summarized; Paris MOU – 2017 performance lists; Yemen – combat operations reported; [ Read Full Article ]

6/14/2018: Maritime Commons launches official LinkedIn page

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:07 AM
We have launched an official Showcase Page on the Coast Guard’s enterprise LinkedIn account as another opportunity for us to communicate with you, the maritime professional, on the latest Coast Guard issues and topics that affect you. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:02 AM
Headlines: USCG – Subchapter M webinar; USCG NMVC – new workbook versions; Long Island – wreck of WWII tanker to be assessed; MARAD – National Maritime Workforce Conference; Antarctic – ice losses triple since 2012; House – bill introduced re right whale conservation; Court – unpaid bunker [ Read Full Article ]

6/14/2018: Autonomous vessels key point of discussion at IMO

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:05 AM
Last year at MSC 98, the IMO agreed to initiate a scoping exercise to assess how adequate the existing international conventions, such as SOLAS, would address advances in autonomy. At MSC 99, discussions focused heavily on how to conduct the scoping exercise and initiated efforts to better inform [ Read Full Article ]

6/13/2018: Recording of Subchapter M webinar available online

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:23 AM
Coast Guard members from the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance were recently invited to participate in an American Waterways Operators webinar aimed at helping towing vessel owners and operators better understand the process of obtaining Certificates of Inspection under Subchapter M [ Read Full Article ]