APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 2, 2017 - 7:17 AM
Headlines: USCG – MOA with NCB; Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal – safety zone; FMC – controlled carriers; Treasury – countries with international boycotts; CMTS – updated Strategic Action Plan; House – bill introduced re C-TPAT; IMO –award for exceptional bravery; Paris & Tokyo MOUs [ Read Full Article ]

8/1/2017: Coast Guard and National Cargo Bureau sign Memorandum of Agreement

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM
This new agreement signed July 20, 2017, outlines specific operating standards for organizations such as NCB including record keeping, quality management systems, training and qualification of personnel, liability, and governmental oversight of activities. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:52 AM
Headlines: USCG – US-build determination; USCG – foreign-rebuild determination; USCG – MOA with ICGB; DOJ – former MSC contractor sentenced; FMC – complaint against Port Authority of NY/NJ; Paris & Tokyo MOUs – CIC on navigation safety; UK – MAIB annual report; and UK – marine equipment [ Read Full Article ]

7/31/2017: Coast Guard and International Cargo Gear Bureau sign Memorandum of Agreement

Maritime CommonsMonday, July 31, 2017 - 12:43 PM
The Memorandum of Agreement is for inspections and tests performed on U.S. flagged vessels by ICGB on behalf of the Coast Guard. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, July 31, 2017 - 6:49 AM
Headlines: Alaska – murder on cruise ship; Hawaii – Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone; NOAA – national marine sanctuaries; NOAA – cancer fighting deep-sea sponge; Senate- bill introduced to repeal Jones Act; CRS – Coast Guard safeguarding maritime transportation; Court – state [ Read Full Article ]

7/28/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Carriage of bulk solids

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 28, 2017 - 8:48 AM
The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling without change. Comments must be received by Aug. 28, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

7/28/2017: “Connecting Ships, Ports, and People” student art program contest winners

Maritime CommonsFriday, July 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Each year, the Coast Guard, in partnership with the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Mystic Aquarium and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS-CIP), sponsors a student art program contest with themes that relate to the [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 July 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, July 28, 2017 - 6:23 AM
Headlines: Kodiak – master’s dramatic rescue; USCG – Title 33, CFR technical amendments; DOE – LNG import/export; NTSB – Safer Seas Digest; USN – Arctic operations; DOJ – maritime employers charged with employment discrimination; EC – seafarer protections; EC – end to port tax exemptions; [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2017: Coast Guard seeks Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee’s assistance on regulatory evaluations

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:10 AM
The full council is scheduled to meet by teleconference Aug. 23, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, to help the Coast Guard identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or [ Read Full Article ]

7/27/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Plan approval, records for subdivision and stability (Subchapter S)

Maritime CommonsThursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:44 AM
The Coast Guard would appreciate comments from owners, operators and masters of vessels for the collection of information for the Plan Approval and Records for Subdivision and Stability Regulations—Title 46 CFR Subchapter S without change. The regulations require owners, operators, or masters of [ Read Full Article ]