APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 201125

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:10 AM
Headlines: North Atlantic – search for fishing vessel crew suspended; DOJ – 31 individuals indicted for USCG test score fixing; NTSB – tug-wharf allision; COAC – virtual meeting on 16 December; DOT & MARAD – virtual workshop re GPS jamming & spoofing; NOAA – combatting stony coral tissue [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201124

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: North Atlantic – search for fishing vessel crew; USCG – RADM Bennis Maritime Security Award; DOT – GPS jamming & spoofing; BSEE – improved safety & environmental stewardship; CMTS – COVID-19 testing for mariners; USN – New Year’s Day Deck Log contest; House – bill introduced re [ Read Full Article ]

Winners of the 2020 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security announced

Maritime CommonsMonday, November 23, 2020 - 4:15 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award for Excellence in Maritime Security. This biennial award serves to highlight and recognize […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201123

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, November 23, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Headlines: Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; USCG – recreational boating safety funding; NOAA – Flower Garden Banks NMS RIR; FMC – fact finding visit to Galveston; FMC – supply chain fact finding expanded; Court – summary judgment sua sponte vacated; California – ballast water [ Read Full Article ]

Policy Letter: Testing Alternate Components for a Type-Approved Ballast Water Management System

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 18, 2020 - 3:35 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards has published a Policy Letter to provide guidance on the testing and validation of alternate components requested to be used with a type-approved Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201118

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 18, 2020 - 7:38 AM
Headlines: USCG – PEIS for Offshore Patrol Cutter Program; USCG NVMC – new NOAD schema and workbook; EPA – VIDA National Standards of Performance; NTSB – overturning of liftboat; St. Lawrence Seaway – closure of 2020 navigation season; NOAA – $37 million in grants for coastal resilience; [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201117

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 17, 2020 - 8:09 AM
Headlines: Georgia – update re capsized car carrier Golden Ray; House – USCG harassment, bullying & retaliation reform; IMO – MEPC 75 intro; Australia – enforcement of MLC 2006; and MREN – GPS unreliability. November 17, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201116

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, November 16, 2020 - 7:13 AM
Headlines: USCG – MARPOL Annex II & IBC Code reminder; USCG – AMSC 2019 Annual Report; MARAD – applications for Center of Excellence application; House – bill introduced re Alabama Underwater Forest NMS; House – bill introduced re National Coastal Data; GAO – USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter Program [ Read Full Article ]

Area Maritime Security Committees 2019 Annual Report – Challenges, Suggestions, Accomplishments, and Best Practices

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 13, 2020 - 1:02 PM
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of a consolidated report on the status and work completed in 2019 by Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSCs). [ Read Full Article ]

Revisions to MARPOL Annex II and IBC Code

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 13, 2020 - 12:42 PM
MARPOL Annex II and the IBC Code have revisions that will be coming into effect on January 1, 2021. [ Read Full Article ]