APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 200925

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 25, 2020 - 2:08 AM
Headlines: USCG – more Regional Exam Centers opening on 28 Sept; USCG – increased MMC processing time; FMC – COVID-19 impacts in Florida ports; FMC – update to official case law reports; EPA – Port of Oakland fined for Ocean Dumping Act violation; NOAA – Global Ensemble Forecast System upgrade; [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200924

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 24, 2020 - 4:59 PM
Headlines: USCG – Douglas Munro wreath laying ceremony; CRS – Water Resources Development Acts; and Singapore – further extension of STCW certificates. September 24, 2020 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA [ Read Full Article ]

Policy Letter: Multiple Independent Labs for Type Approval Testing of Ballast Water Management Systems

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:09 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards has published a final Policy Letter on using multiple Independent Laboratories for evaluating Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). This clarifies the intent of […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200923

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, September 23, 2020 - 7:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – fire onboard USCGC Waesche extinguished; USCG – Golden Ray public meeting concludes; USCG – GIUE program requirements for FY21; Maryland-NCR – advance notice of transfer operations; MARAD – Advisory re GPS interference; IMO – resolution re crew change facilitation; IMO – NextGEN [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200922

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, September 22, 2020 - 8:25 AM
Headlines: FMC – August activity report; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice at second lowest level; California – Mitsui OSK fined $252K for air violations; California – updated ‘at-berth’ air regulation; Australia – extension of certificates due to COVID-19; and UK – guidance re preventing garbage pollution. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200921

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, September 21, 2020 - 8:29 AM
Headlines: Houston-Galveston – Port Condition ZULU; USCG – response to Hurricane Sally continues; USCG – Navigation and Navigable Waters regulations; CGSIC – virtual meeting on 21-22 September; COAC – virtual meeting on 7 October; DOE – Corpus Christi Liquefaction Stage III; DOE – Freeport LNG [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200918

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, September 18, 2020 - 2:42 PM
Headlines: USCG – use of multiple BWMS testing laboratories; USCG – strategic outlook on IUU fishing; NOAA – Skylight to address IUU fishing activities; NTSB – fatal fire at marina; DOE – Arctic Energy Office established; Senate – bill introduced to establish Maritime Task Force; Court – borrowed [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19 – Update (Change 1)

Maritime CommonsFriday, September 18, 2020 - 11:12 AM
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 - (Change 1) “Transportation Worker Identification Credential Operations - Change 1” to update temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 200917

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: NTSB – dive boat Conception public docket; DOJ – attempted fraudulent export; DOT – $1 billion in infrastructure investments; Texas – $1 million in grants to reduce coastal trash; FMC – Commissioner met in closed session; Senate – bill introduced re Great Lakes icebreaking; [ Read Full Article ]

Crediting Recent Sea Service of Personnel Serving on Vessels of the Uniformed Services

Maritime CommonsWednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:40 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]