APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 18 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 18, 2018 - 6:59 AM
Headlines: USCG – offshore safety; USCG – NAVSAC members sought; FMC – complaint alleging misdelivery; Nashville – allision with railroad bridge; Canada – safer navigation & emergency response; China – caution re fishing vessel areas; Panama Canal – Port of Balboa; and Panama Canal – [ Read Full Article ]

5/17/2018: Recap of Center for Offshore Safety’s panel session with assistant commandant for prevention policy and BSEE director

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:46 AM
Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, recently joined Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Director Scott Angelle for a panel session during this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. The session, moderated by Charlie Williams with Center for [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:19 AM
Headlines: OMB – maritime sector regulatory costs; DOS – meeting on 28 June re HTW 5; Senate – bill introduced to improve drug testing; and New Zealand – failure to keep a proper lookout. May 17, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 16 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:02 AM
Headlines: Treasury – international boycott countries; House – bill introduced re navigation facilities; Court – LHWCA situs test; Court – quantum meruit; EUNAVFOR – IMO briefing re Operation Atalanta; Arctic Council – Arctic Shipping Forum; Malta – unsuitable scale of digital chart; and [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:53 AM
Headlines: New York – tanker-fishing vessel collision; Columbia River – mass casualty exercise; NOAA – comments on Biological Opinion; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 6 June; Court – quantum meruit; IMO – autonomous ships; Paris MOU – air emission Letters of Warning; and Canada – National [ Read Full Article ]

5/14/2018: Marine Safety Alert – Implementing an internal reporting system may reduce risks

Maritime CommonsMonday, May 14, 2018 - 7:43 AM
The Coast Guard strongly recommends that owners and operators consider the value of implementing reporting systems recognizing that such reporting can assist them in remaining compliant with various domestic and international requirements. Reporting will allow the owner and operator to become [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, May 14, 2018 - 7:09 AM
Headlines: USCG – rebroadcast of NGA navigational warnings; USCG – bulk liquid transfer monitors; USCG – Safety Alert re internal reporting systems; USCG – FRP gratings; USCG – application for BWMS type approval; USCG – Jordan Cove LNG review completed; Guantanamo Bay – servicing buoys; DOE [ Read Full Article ]

5/11/2018: 14th application received for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 11, 2018 - 3:32 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 14th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the OceanGuard Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Headway Technology Co., Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

5/11/2018: New policy letter available regarding Equivalency Determination – FRP gratings conforming to ASTM F3059

Maritime CommonsFriday, May 11, 2018 - 3:22 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Design and Engineering Standards published Policy Letter 01-18: “Equivalency Determination-FRP Gratings Conforming to ASTM F3059,” that provides guidance on the acceptance of Fiber Reinforced Plastic gratings as equivalent to steel on inspected vessels, including mobile [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 May 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 11, 2018 - 6:45 AM
Headlines: Hawaii – lava flow safety zone; DOJ – proposed consent decree; BSEE – well control and blowout preventer systems; DOJ – shipping company fined $1 million; House – bill introduced re TWIC readers; House – bill introduced to require TWIC testing; Court – timely disclosure of expert [ Read Full Article ]