APMA Blog Feeds

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12/21/2018: UPDATE – Recreational vessels and multi-year COD renewals

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 21, 2018 - 7:57 AM
This post provides additional information regarding the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 and the provision that allows recreational vessel Certificate of Documentation holders to select a multi-year renewal. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 21, 2018 - 6:32 AM
Headlines: NTSB – small passenger vessel fire; USCG – incident response lessons learned; Hudson River – Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Project; Sabine Pass – proposed anchorage ground changes; USCG – Alaskan Arctic Coast Port Access Route Study; USACE – GLMR Interbasin Study; FERC – Annova [ Read Full Article ]

12/20/2018: Clean Gulf 2018 Recap – Incident response lessons learned

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 20, 2018 - 8:35 AM
Staff from Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi attended the Clean Gulf conference in New Orleans last month and had the opportunity to talk about lessons the responders learned from two significant marine casualty incidents. In this post, Maritime Commons is providing an overview of the presentations [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 20, 2018 - 7:39 AM
Headlines: New York – asphalt carrier disabled after fire; USCG – E-Zero designation; USCG – 15th BWMS type-approval issued; USCG – APEC Conference maritime security; DOE – simplifying LNG export reporting requirements; Court – bunker subcontractor has no maritime lien; Court – bunker [ Read Full Article ]

12/19/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to De Nora Water Technologies Texas, LLC

Maritime CommonsWednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 15th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to De Nora Water Technologies Texas, LLC, after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

12/19/2018: Congratulations to the latest E-Zero designees

Maritime CommonsWednesday, December 19, 2018 - 9:52 AM
In an effort to better recognize those companies, operators, and vessels that have earned the E-Zero designation on their QUALSHIP 21 certificate, Maritime Commons will periodically publish the names of the latest vessels to earn the E-Zero designation. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 19, 2018 - 7:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – cyber risk management for towing industry; DHS OIG – TWIC program assessment; DOS – meeting on 9 January re NCSR 6; USN – Maintaining Maritime Superiority; NAP – transforming the MTS; Senate – bill introduced re navigable waters; House – bill introduced re USCG [ Read Full Article ]

12/18/2018: Cyber risk management – best practices for the towing industry

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:49 PM
As a courtesy to our readers, Maritime Commons is sharing American Waterways Operators’ newly released best practices guide, designed to help the towing industry identify and manage cyber risks and detect and respond to cyber attacks or accidents. [ Read Full Article ]

12/18/2018: Comment period extended – Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 1:42 PM
The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is extending the public comment period on the Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual notice of availability until Feb. 13, 2019. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 18, 2018 - 6:42 AM
Headlines: USCG – LPG spills on water; USCG – recreational vessel CODs; USCG – draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual; FMC – revised user fees; IMO – Shaping Maritime Safety and Security; Equasis – world merchant fleet; and Singapore – ships operating in polar waters. December 18, 2018 Bryant [ Read Full Article ]