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6/6/2018: Congressional hearing alert – “Maritime Transportation in the Arctic: The U.S. Role”

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:41 AM
Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Charles Ray will testify June 7, 2018, before the House Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Subcommittee. [ Read Full Article ]

6/6/2018: Updated Subchapter M Frequently Asked Questions now available

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:44 AM
The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise recently published the latest additions and updates to the Frequently Asked Questions regarding Subchapter M, inspected towing vessels. As a convenience for our readers, in this post Maritime Commons is providing a compilation of those changes, made as [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:25 AM
Headlines: Strait of Juan de Fuca – HVPA expansion; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate issued; NTSB – towing vessel sinking; PHMSA – meetings on 12 June; IMO – award for bravery at sea; and Naval history. June 6, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW [ Read Full Article ]

6/5/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Techcross, Inc.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:30 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the seventh U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Techcross, Inc., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

6/5/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2018 annual review and revisions to methodology

Maritime CommonsTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:05 AM
In accordance with the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960, effective July 5, 2018, the Coast Guard is establishing new base pilotage rates and surcharges for the 2018 shipping season. Additionally, the Coast Guard is making several changes to the Great Lakes pilotage ratemaking methodology. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 7:36 AM
Headlines: USCG – Great Lakes Pilotage rates; St. Lawrence Seaway – tanker refloated; CMTS – maritime infrastructure seminar on 11 June; Senate – bill introduced re evacuation routes; House – bill introduced re carriage of crude oil & LNG; House – bill introduced re evacuation routes; [ Read Full Article ]

6/4/2018: National Maritime Center announces implementation of new CG-719 form series

Maritime CommonsMonday, June 4, 2018 - 8:57 AM
These new forms may be obtained electronically in a PDF fillable format at the NMC's website. The Coast Guard will not stock the CG-719 series of forms in paper format. [ Read Full Article ]

6/4/2018: New commandant takes helm

Maritime CommonsMonday, June 4, 2018 - 8:47 AM
Adm. Karl Schultz relieved Adm. Paul Zukunft as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard during a military change-of-command ceremony held Friday at Coast Guard Headquarters. Zukunft also retired from the Coast Guard after 41 years of service to the nation as part of the same ceremony and received the [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 June 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, June 4, 2018 - 6:16 AM
Headlines: White House – USCG Change of Command; USCG – National Oceans Month; USCG NMC – new CG-719 series of forms; USCG – seeking cybersecurity specialist; DOE – marine & hydrokinetic metrics; NOAA – Portland Harbor restoration plan; Tacoma – two marine terminal agreements approved; [ Read Full Article ]

6/1/2018: Marine Safety Alert – Ethylene vapors activate carbon monoxide alarm

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 1, 2018 - 8:00 AM
The Office of Investigations and Analysis released Marine Safety Alert 07-18, "Ethylene vapors activate Carbon Monoxide alarm: Take action, retreat, and avoid harm," regarding reports that Port State Control Officers received alarms on their portable 4 gas meters giving a reading of 60 to 100 parts [ Read Full Article ]