APMA Blog Feeds

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3/25/2016: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 25, 2016 - 12:05 PM
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee to hold public meeting on shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. [ Read Full Article ]

3/25/2016: Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsFriday, March 25, 2016 - 12:04 PM
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee to provide advice and recommendations on matters concerning the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 25, 2016 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: TSAC – meeting on 13-14 April; USCG – CTAC members sought; DOJ – proposed consent decree; Bering Sea – danger zone disestablished; USN – ICEX 2016; Arctic Ocean – oil spill tracking study; NOAA – wreck of USS Conestoga found; St. Lawrence River – “no discharge zone” proposed; [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:12 AM
Headlines: Columbia River – bulker refloated, moved to pier; USCG – electrical deficiencies; USCG – safe carriage of chemicals in bulk; NTSB – marine safety expert sought; Senate – bill introduced re HMTF; Court – Rule B attachment and the UCC; Court – insurance coverage; FSM – port [ Read Full Article ]

3/23/2016: Pollution prevention and response sub-committee meeting – Seeking feedback

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:43 AM
The Coast Guard seeks feedback, from industry representatives, on pollution prevention and response and related issues that will have an impact on the chemical transportation industry. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:37 AM
Headlines: DOJ – motion to enter DWH settlement filed; DOJ – former executive sentenced to 63 months in prison; Columbia River – grounded bulker suffered significant damage; USCG – load line exemption; British Columbia – LNG project conditionally approved; Panama Canal – draft restrictions [ Read Full Article ]

3/22/2016: Statutory amendment of load line exclusions – MSIB published

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 22, 2016 - 4:14 PM
The Coast Guard published Marine Safety Information Bulletin to describe a new load line exclusion zone in the Gulf of Mexico, along the western coast of Florida. [ Read Full Article ]

3/22/2016: Removal of conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Republic of Cuba

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:20 PM
The Coast Guard announces that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of the Republic of Cuba. [ Read Full Article ]

3/22/2016: National Boating Safety Advisory Council public meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:19 PM
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will hold public meeting to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. [ Read Full Article ]

3/22/2016: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Barges carrying bulk hazardous materials

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:18 PM
The Coast Guard seeks comment from owners and operators of tank barges on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for barges carrying bulk hazardous materials. [ Read Full Article ]

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