APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 19, 2016 - 6:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – ballast water management reports; USCG – voluntary bunker sampling program; FMC – rulemakings; FMC – $520,000 in penalty payments collected; NOAA – DWH PEIS; COSPAS-SARSAT – 250 lives saved in 2015; Singapore – mass flow metering of bunkers; and USCG Reserve [ Read Full Article ]

2/18/2017: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:03 PM
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of [ Read Full Article ]

2/18/2016: Reminder – Implementation of ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping final rule

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The Coast Guard posted a reminder on ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping requirements that comes into effect in February. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:40 AM
Headlines: Court – responder immunity; FEMA – $100 million for PSGP; FEMA – controlled equipment funding; USCG – out-of-water survival craft; USCG & TSA – TWIC enforcement; MEDMAC – meeting on 14-15 March; DHS – cybersecurity information sharing; DOE – export of LNG; CRS – [ Read Full Article ]

2/17/2016: Cancellation of policy letter – Requirements for out-of-water survival craft

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:38 PM
The Coast Guard cancelled a policy letter regarding out-of-water survival craft requirements. [ Read Full Article ]

2/17/2016: Voluntary vessel fuel oil sampling program

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:37 PM
The Coast Guard announces a voluntary fuel sampling program. This is to help assess industry compliance with MARPOL Annex VI Emissions Control Area requirements. [ Read Full Article ]

2/17/2016: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Merchant mariner credential, medical certificates and other mariner documents

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:36 PM
The Coast Guard seeks comment on the collection process for information regarding merchant mariner credential, medical certificates and other mariner documents. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:53 AM
Headlines: USCG – looking ahead to 2016; HSRP – meeting on 15-17 March; US & Ghana – maritime law enforcement partnership; House – bill introduced to prohibit OCS drilling; Alaska – marine debris removal; New York – Towing Industry Forum; and Denmark – replacement of STCW 2010 [ Read Full Article ]

2/16/2016: A look ahead to 2016 by the U.S. Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 16, 2016 - 5:44 PM
Read what Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, sees as the primary challenges facing the nation's maritime industry in 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

2/16/2016: Updated engine illustrations

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:57 PM
The National Maritime Center published 30 new or revised exam illustrations for the deck and engine illustration inventory. [ Read Full Article ]

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