APMA Blog Feeds

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Able Seaman and LifeBoatman Survey

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 11, 2020 - 12:11 PM
The Coast Guard is seeking participation in a survey being conducted of mariners who hold Merchant Mariner Credentials with Able Seaman and Lifeboatman endorsements. [ Read Full Article ]

Port Security Advisory (1-20)

Maritime CommonsThursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:51 AM
The Coast Guard’s International Port Security Program has issued Port Security Advisory (PSA 1-20) to update the list of Madagascar port facilities exempted from Conditions of Entry. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200611

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, June 11, 2020 - 7:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – 2019 Domestic Fleet Annual Report; USCG – CIRCAC recertification; USCG – participatory democracy; USN – USS Theodore Roosevelt health investigation; Nigeria – joint efforts to reduce piracy; and UK – life-saving appliance regulations. June 11, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant [ Read Full Article ]

Participatory Democracy an Essential Part of Maritime Rulemaking

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 10, 2020 - 5:35 PM
Editor’s note: The following was compiled from several articles related to the Administrative Procedure Act which are available in the Spring 2013 edition of Proceedings Magazine. Recognizing the 74th Anniversary of the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance Releases Domestic Annual Report for 2019

Maritime CommonsWednesday, June 10, 2020 - 4:06 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 Domestic Annual Report. The report highlights U.S. domestic fleet deficiencies, inspections, and marine casualty statistics and serves […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200610

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, June 10, 2020 - 7:50 AM
Headlines: White House – polar security icebreaking fleet; USN – COVID-19 lessons learned; NOAA – explore, characterize & map deep ocean; GOM- status of platforms and rigs; DOE – clean blue oceans; Court – LHWCA borrowed-employee; IMO & UNCTAD – keep ships moving and crew changeovers; and [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200609

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:48 AM
Headlines: USCG – oversight of SMSs on US-flag vessels; USCG – Facility Inspector–Cyber Job Aid; FMC – financial responsibility requirements; OFAC – numerous Iranian ships sanctioned; IMO – Global Industry Alliance re GHG and biofouling; IMO – World Oceans Day; China – precautions re fishing vessel [ Read Full Article ]

Coast Guard Releases New Facility Inspector Cyber Job Aid

Maritime CommonsMonday, June 8, 2020 - 2:59 PM
The Coast Guard has published a new Facility Inspector – Cyber Job Aid, in order to provide the service’s marine safety personnel with additional guidance as they address facilities’ documented cyber vulnerabilities. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200608

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, June 8, 2020 - 7:41 AM
Headlines: White House – expediting infrastructure projects; White House – Northeast Canyons & Seamounts MNM; USCG – on-water mass gatherings; Hawaii – maritime emergency harbor assessments; OFAC – Iran sanctions FAQs; NSGAB – virtual meeting on 23 June; Arctic Ocean – sea ice update; DHS OIG [ Read Full Article ]

GAO Report – Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness

Maritime CommonsFriday, June 5, 2020 - 1:12 PM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published MSIB 16-20 "GAO Report - Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard Conducts Recurrent Inspections and Has Issued Guidance to Address Emergency Preparedness." [ Read Full Article ]

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