APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: Gulf 0f Mexico – bi-national spill response seminar; USCG – direct submission of medical certificate applications; House – hearing on maritime programs budget; Denmark – EfficienSea2 conference on 5-6 April; and UK – maritime and shipping statistics. March 15, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:18 AM
Headlines: MARAD – National Maritime Day celebration on 22 May; USCG – activating a VRP; USCG – Excellence in Maritime Security; USCG – tenth BWMS type approval request received; Hudson River – safety assessment; FMC – French America Line cruise cancellations; House – hearing on maritime [ Read Full Article ]

3/13/2018: Tenth application received for BWMS type approval

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its tenth application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the BIO-SEA B Ballast Water Management System manufactured by BIO-UV Group. [ Read Full Article ]

3/13/2018: CMA Shipping 2018 – Summary of keynote address by Deputy Commandant for Operations, Vice Adm. Charles Ray

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:50 AM
Ray’s remarks focused on securing the alignment of safe and efficient commerce. He pointed out that 90 percent of the world trade is carried by shipping and the U.S. alone accounts for 26 percent of the world’s consumer market. The United States is the fifth largest ship-owning country by tonnage [ Read Full Article ]

3/13/2018: Winners of Rear Adm. Bennis award for excellence in maritime security announced

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM
This biennial award serves to highlight and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions of the maritime community with regards to implementation of Maritime Transportation Security Act requirements and other maritime security best practices in safeguarding our nation’s Marine [ Read Full Article ]

3/13/2018: Activating a Vessel Response Plan

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM
The implications of VRP activation are significant and a clear understanding is essential. Failure to activate a plan quickly or failure to use pre-contracted resources can result in delayed response and exacerbate potential environmental damages. In this post, we will attempt to clarify when plan [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 March 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:48 AM
Headlines: USCG – port state control and BWM; USCG – NOAD Schema 3.4 to be retired; Tokyo MOU – CIC preliminary results; RMI – seafarers on polar waters ships; and RMI – report of injury or loss of life. March 13, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW [ Read Full Article ]

3/12/2018: CMA Shipping 2018 – Summary of remarks by Asst Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. John Nadeau

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 12, 2018 - 10:39 PM
Rear Adm. Nadeau's remarks focused on Port State Control for the past year and ballast water management compliance and extensions. Nadeau said his goal is to ensure a safe, secure, and efficient Marine Transportation System by focusing on oversight of recognized organizations, SMS effectiveness, [ Read Full Article ]

3/12/2018: Congressional hearing alert – Review of FY 2019 budget request

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 12, 2018 - 7:17 PM
Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell will testify March 14 before the Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Subcommittee. [ Read Full Article ]

3/12/2018: Coast Guard, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to begin focused crane inspection campaign

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM
The campaign, scheduled to take place this spring, will involve interagency teams visiting multiple drilling and production units across the Gulf of Mexico. Teams will use a focused inspections protocol to evaluate safety, gather and provide data to BSEE’s Office of Safety Management. [ Read Full Article ]