APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:56 AM
Headlines: NTSB – El Faro docket additions; Baltimore – vessel departs after 10-month detention; USCG – EGCS short-term temporary SOx exceedances; USCG & DHS – protecting networks from cyber threats; NOAA – active hurricane season forecast; BOEM – GOM OCS G&G EIS completed; and Court [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2017: Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Field Notice 01-17: Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Short-term Temporary SOx Exceedances

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 8:48 AM
Field Notice 01-17 provides Coast Guard expectations for dealing with alarms from EGCSs, where such alarms are triggered by short-term temporary emission exceedances due to predictable operations of vessels, such as engine load changes. Field Notice 01-17 is intended for vessels operating in the U. [ Read Full Article ]

8/9/2017: Protecting network infrastructure

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 8:00 AM
The Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity Communications and Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Coast Guard released this blog to address threats to network infrastructure devices. This entry is the result of analytic efforts between the NCCIC and the Coast Guard to provide best [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 9, 2017 - 7:09 AM
Headlines: DOS – implementation of IMO instruments; Northern Mariana Islands – marine conservation plan; St. Lawrence Seaway – decreased outflow; Panama Canal – toll structure modified; Panama Canal – July operations; Svalbard – satellite laser ranging station; and Australia – increasing use [ Read Full Article ]

8/8/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Alterations to marine portable tanks

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 8, 2017 - 7:00 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non-Specification Portable Tanks without change. Comments must be received by Oct. 6, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 8, 2017 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: USCG – passenger operations cybersecurity; USCG – marine technology and standards; IMO – biofouling initiative; EMSA – CO2 emissions reporting system; Bahamas – Garbage Record Book amendments; and New Zealand – master fined for alcohol offense. August 8, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

8/7/2017: Collection of Information under review by Office of Management and Budget – direct user fees

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 7, 2017 - 8:59 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Direct User Fees for Inspection or Examination of U.S. and Foreign Commercial Vessels without change. Comments must be received by Sept. 6, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

8/7/2017: Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget – Small passenger vessels

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 7, 2017 - 8:51 AM
The information requirements are necessary for the proper administration and enforcement of the program on safety of commercial vessels as it affects small passenger vessels. The requirements affect small passenger vessels (under 100 gross tons) that carry more than 6 passengers. Comments must be [ Read Full Article ]

8/7/2017: Coast Guard seeking feedback on content of Passenger Operations Cybersecurity Framework Profile

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 7, 2017 - 8:15 AM
A profile implements the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, which was developed in 2014 to address and manage cybersecurity risk in a cost-effective way based on business needs and without placing additional regulatory requirements on businesses. The profile is how organizations align the Framework’s [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 7, 2017 - 6:16 AM
Headlines: US & Canada – Coast Guard Summit; Gulf of Mexico – barge fire extinguished; USCG – Cutter Maple reaches Northwest Passage; USCG – Homeport 2.0 coming soon; Illinois – Brandon Road Feasibility Study; MARAD – Suisun Bay vessel removal project completed; House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

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