APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – performing inspections also performed by ROs; USCG – updated Subchapter M FAQs; FEMA – PSGP Grant Opportunity; USN – celebrating National Maritime Day; Senate – bill introduced re carriage of crude oil and LNG; House – bill introduced to outlaw OPEC; Canada – 2018 Pilotage [ Read Full Article ]

5/23/2018: Release of Mission Management System Work Instruction 005 – Request for recognized organization internal Quality Management System review.

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:17 PM
This instruction formalizes a process, known as a Quality Case, for the Coast Guard to request an internal investigation or root cause analysis when objective evidence indicates that a potential failure or lack of effectiveness of the Recognized Organization's Quality Management System resulted in [ Read Full Article ]

5/23/2018: Updated Subchapter M FAQs now available

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 23, 2018 - 8:22 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. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:17 AM
Headlines: DOE – application to export LNG; Newport News, VA – proposed restricted areas; Little Creek, VA – proposed restricted area; ITC – submarine communication systems; New York Bight – wind energy development; Senate – bill introduced re export of crude oil and LNG; House – bill [ Read Full Article ]

5/22/2018: Notice of public meeting in preparation for the 68th session of the IMO’s Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the 120th session of the IMO Council

Maritime CommonsTuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:14 AM
The Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register Notice that it will conduct an open public meeting in Washington, D.C., June 13, 2018, in preparation for the upcoming 68th session of the International Maritime Organization's Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the 120th session of the IMO [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 22, 2018 - 6:37 AM
Headlines: White House – National Maritime Day; White House – National Safe Boating Week; FEMA – $100 million for PSGP; FEMA – guidance re cybersecurity investments; USCG – meeting on 13 June re IMO TC 68 and C 120; Hawaii – lava flow dangers; BOEM – offshore renewable energy leasing [ Read Full Article ]

5/21/2018: Notice of public workshop on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI (Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap)

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 21, 2018 - 10:35 AM
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will conduct a public workshop in Washington, D.C., June 5, 2018, in preparation for the upcoming intersessional working group meeting of the International Maritime Organization on consistent implementation of regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL [ Read Full Article ]

5/21/2018: U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-008 – Global Measles Outbreak

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 21, 2018 - 8:49 AM
As a courtesy to our readers, Maritime Commons is sharing the content of U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-008 to alert mariners that the Center for Disease Control issued a Travel Health Alert Notice regarding Measles Outbreaks in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, May 21, 2018 - 6:00 AM
Headlines: NTSB – meeting on 5 June re Caribbean Fantasy; USCG & EPA – meeting on 5 June re sulfur cap; USCG – first West Coast Subchapter M COI; Long Island Sound – large whale stranding response; MARAD – worldwide measles outbreak; MARAD – NDRF Industry Day on 22 May; Senate – bill [ Read Full Article ]

5/18/2018: Navigation Safety Advisory Council vacancies

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 18, 2018 - 7:51 AM
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, on matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of [ Read Full Article ]

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