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APMA Blog Feeds

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3/15/2016: Final Rule – Commercial Fishing Vessels Dispensing Petroleum Products

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 15, 2016 - 3:55 PM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices. To provide comments for the public record, follow the Federal Register link for each individual notice. Please note, the Coast Guard cannot […] [ Read Full Article ]

3/11/2016: New Arctic Executive Champion introduced

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 11, 2016 - 3:22 PM
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, was introduced as the Coast Guard’s new Arctic Executive Champion. [ Read Full Article ]

3/10/2016: Coast Guard cadets to get merchant mariner credentialed

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:28 AM
Qualifying Coast Guard Academy cadets, graduating in 2016, now have the opportunity to apply for merchant mariner credential, Master of Less Than 100 GRT, Near Coastal. [ Read Full Article ]

3/9/2016: Coast Guard authorizes ClassNK to participate in the Alternate Compliance Program

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 9, 2016 - 3:53 PM
The Coast Guard and ClassNK signed a Memorandum of Agreement authorizing ClassNK to participate in the Alternate Compliance Program and delegating certain survey and certification services for U.S. flagged vessels. ClassNK is now the fifth class society to participate in this program. [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: Enclosed space entry and rescue drills – MSIB published

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 3:24 PM
The Coast Guard published guidance on enclosed space entry and rescue drills. [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: Great Lakes pilotage rates – Annual review and changes to methodology

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 1:36 PM
The Coast Guard revised its Great Lakes pilotage ratemaking methodology, adjusted annual pilotage rates and authorized a temporary surcharge to hire additional pilots and to pay for necessary training for new and current pilots. [ Read Full Article ]

3/7/2016: 2016 Biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award winners announced

Maritime CommonsMonday, March 7, 2016 - 1:35 PM
The Coast Guard congratulates the winners of the bi-annual Rear Admiral William M. Benkert award for excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: SOLAS amendments to container weight requirements – New FAQs published

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:57 PM
As follow-on from the 16th Annual TPM Conference, Rear Adm. Thomas is using Maritime Commons to provide an FAQ and clarification on SOLAS Chapter VI, Part A, Regulation 2 – Cargo Information. [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: Congressional testimony – Coast Guard fiscal year 2017 budget request

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:14 PM
Tomorrow, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard will on the Coast Guard's FY 2017 budget. [ Read Full Article ]

3/2/2016: Coast Guard seeks input on aids to navigation framework

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The Coast Guard seeks input on update to aids to navigation framework to take into account technology advances. [ Read Full Article ]


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