APMA Blog Feeds

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8/3/2018: Coast Guard, FEMA sign new Port Security Grant Program Memorandum of Understanding

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 3, 2018 - 8:44 AM
The Port Security Grant Program was authorized in 2002 to assist port areas with meeting the requirements of the Marine Transportation Security Act and to enhance preparedness to detect, deter and respond to terrorist attacks. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 3, 2018 - 6:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – foreign rebuild determination; USCG – reporting waterway hazards; DOS – meeting on 30 August re CCC 5; Congress – National Defense Authorization Act; Court – suit against Queen Elizabeth dismissed; and Australia – stowage of shipping containers. August 3, 2018 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

8/2/2018: Do you know how to report waterway hazards?

Maritime CommonsThursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:00 AM
To keep our nation's waterways open and safe, the Coast Guard relies on the input of the maritime community to self-report hazards to navigation, such as discrepant buoys and beacons, or debris. In this post, the Navigation Center reminds all waterway users, whether professional mariners or [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – MBI re fatal duck boat casualty; USCG – COI for Stretch Duck 07; USCG – amphibious passenger vessel operations; USCG – approval of PDFs; Straits of Mackinac – RNA proposed; Senate – bill introduced re amphibious passenger vessels; Senate – bill introduced re Columbia River [ Read Full Article ]

8/1/2018: Marine Safety Information Bulletin 06-18, Amphibious Passenger Vessel Operations

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:57 PM
A Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation has been convened and will conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation to determine casual factors that contributed to the loss of the Stretch Duck 07. However, the Coast Guard and amphibious passenger vessel industry do not have to delay until the [ Read Full Article ]

8/1/2018: Commandant convenes marine board of investigation into loss of Stretch Duck 07

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:25 PM
The marine board consists of five members who will investigate all aspects of the casualty including, but not limited to, the pre-accident historical events relating to the accident, the regulatory compliance of Stretch Duck 07, crewmember duties and qualifications, weather conditions and reporting [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 August 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:36 AM
Headlines: DOE – RFI for offshore wind R&D facilities; NAP – Autonomy on Land and Sea; CRS – USCG polar icebreaker program; and Paris MOU – 2017 CIC report. August 1, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 [ Read Full Article ]

7/31/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee upcoming meeting and vacancy announcements

Maritime CommonsTuesday, July 31, 2018 - 12:31 PM
The Coast Guard published two notices in the Federal Register regarding the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee announcing the date of the next committee convening, and extending indefinitely the application period for a committee position that will come vacant Sept. 30, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: GLPAC – meeting on 10 September; USCG – members sought for GLPAC; HSRP – meeting on 28-30 August; IOOS – meeting on 28-29 August; The “Black Tom Island” Incident – 30 July 1916; and Collection of Duties Act – 31 July 1789. July 31, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 July 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 30, 2018 - 6:28 AM
Headlines: NTSB – duck boat DVR summarized; OSHA – safety violations following shipyard explosion; USCG – AMSC 2017 annual report; House – marine debris bill amended and approved; House – Building21 discussion draft; Senate – bill introduced re waterfront communities; Senate – bill [ Read Full Article ]