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3/23/2018: Remaining DGPS sites to be discontinued over the next 3 years

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM
The staged reduction of the remaining Coast Guard DGPS broadcast sites will begin in 2018 and end with the last broadcast of GPS corrections over medium frequency in 2020. [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2018: Reminder – NOAD Schema 3.4 to be retired

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 1:22 PM
The current NOAD Schema 3.5 has been in effect since May 26, 2015. NOAD Schema 3.4 is missing required information fields and will no longer be supported. Any submitted NOAD form utilizing Schema 3.4 after the retirement date (to be determined) will be rejected. [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2018: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 23, 2018 - 1:18 PM
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within U.S. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 23, 2018 - 6:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re immersion suits; USCG – NOSAC members sought; SLSDC – Tariff of Tolls; DOE – LNG import or export; ReCAAP – information sharing; and Exxon Valdez oil spill – 24 March 1989. March 23, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 [ Read Full Article ]

3/22/2018: Marine Safety Alert 03-18 – Zipper adhesive failure impacting immersion suits

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:52 PM
During a recent inspection, U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control examiners discovered a significant flaw involving almost all of a vessel’s immersion suits. The examiners noted that the glue used to attach the main zipper to the body of the suit had failed. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:24 AM
Headlines: USN – training for USCG credentials; SLSDC – Seaway Regulations and Rules; FMC – US-Japan consultations; IMO – energy efficiency; Denmark – Digital Twin report; and Queen of the North – 22 March 2006. March 22, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:49 AM
Headlines: USCG – safety alert re immersion suits; Port Angeles – USCG helicopter encounters drone; USCG – NDGPS discontinuance; CBP – eBond test; House – bill introduced re NOAA unmanned maritime systems; House – bill introduced re maritime technical corrections; IMO – PPR 5 summary; and [ Read Full Article ]

3/20/2018: National Boating Safety Advisory Council vacancies

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:17 AM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard by May 21, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

3/20/2018: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:48 AM
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference April 11, 2018. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: GLPAC – meeting on 11 April; USCG – NBSAC members sought; USN & USCG – recovery of torpedoes in the Arctic; St. Lawrence Seaway – Seaway Notices; Court – remand of mesothelioma case; and MREN – Fund icebreakers now. March 20, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

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