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MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19 – Update (Change 2)

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 29, 2020 - 3:12 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 - (Change 2) “Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Operations - Change 2” to provide updates to TWIC Reader Rule implementation and enforcement. [ Read Full Article ]

2019 Area Maritime Security Committee of the Year: Puget Sound AMSC

Maritime CommonsSunday, December 27, 2020 - 11:00 PM
In November the Puget Sound AMSC was named the recipient of the 2019 AMSC of the Year Award. Area Maritime Security Committees continue to provide the framework for communication and collaboration necessary to ensure our nation’s ports remain secure and resilient. [ Read Full Article ]

Port Security Advisory (2-20) Liberia

Maritime CommonsWednesday, December 23, 2020 - 1:12 PM
The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of the Republic of Liberia. [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 5)

Maritime CommonsWednesday, December 23, 2020 - 12:20 PM
The Coast Guard has posted Change 5 to MSIB 08-20, titled COVID-19 – Mariner Credentials, which updates information on extensions to merchant mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201223

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 23, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: White House – Save Our Seas 2.0 Act; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; NAP – USCG should utilized unmanned systems; DOE – Gulf LNG Liquefaction; NOAA – Indo=Pacific corals; India – bunker supplier show cause notice; Malta – interim report on cruise ship allision; RMI – [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201222

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 22, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: USCG – MSIB re SolarWinds compromise; USCG – removal of conditions of entry re Liberia; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; St. Lawrence Seaway – cut-off times for departure; IMO – “no crew change” clauses denounced; Suez Canal – LPG carriers; Yemen – SFO Safer update; and [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201221

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 21, 2020 - 7:16 AM
Headlines: DHS OIG – whistleblower complaint of retaliation; Tacoma – electric-battery terminal tractors; MARAD – Texas GulfLink DWP DEIS; Senate – bill introduced re ocean mapping; Court – Jones Act prudent mariner standard; ILO – seafarers’ right to [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201218

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 18, 2020 - 8:07 AM
Headlines: USN, USMC & USCG – Tri-Service Maritime Strategy; USN – Navy History & Heritage Awards; NTSB – allision with vessels, barges, and wharfs; FMC – advice to the trade; FWS – excluding areas of critical habitat; Court – LHWCA open and obvious hazard; India – COVID-19 instructions to [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201217

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 17, 2020 - 6:23 AM
Headlines: OFAC – Iranian sanctions violations; FMC – November activity report; GAO – review of USCG NVDC; Suez Canal – dry bulk vessels; Suez Canal – crude oil tankers; and Ireland – Irish Coast Guard VHF working channels. December 17, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201216

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:49 AM
Headlines: Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; MARAD – Advisory re waters around Yemen; MARAD – steel cut for first NSMV; BOEM – Vineyard Wind; CRS – USCG Health Services; IMO – seafarers as key workers; Suez Canal – vehicle carriers; and Boston Tea Party – 16 December 1773. December [ Read Full Article ]

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