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APMA Blog Feeds

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3/17/2016: U.S. Regulations, salvage and marine firefighting – Verification and improving capability

Maritime CommonsThursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:37 AM
This post provides information on the Coast Guard’s role in vessel planning for salvage and marine firefighting response and an update regarding current activity related to implementation of recent salvage and marine firefighting regulations. [ Read Full Article ]

3/16/2016: Updates from the Coast Guard’s Navigation Center

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:46 PM
Read an update from the Navigation Center’s commanding officer on operations and 2016 agenda items for NAVCEN. [ Read Full Article ]

3/16/2017: New merchant mariner credential booklets

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:44 PM
The National Maritime Center has refreshed the Merchant Mariner Credential booklet to feature an improved layout and cover with new graphic images. [ Read Full Article ]

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 ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 14, 2016 - 8:41 AM
Headlines: US & Canada – Joint Statement; USCG – AICT Executive Champion; USCG – CFVs dispensing petroleum products; USCG – Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study; SHC – meeting on 13 April; CBP – NCAP tests re EPA data; Hawaii – Humpback Whale NMS; OFAC – changes to Iran sanctions list [ 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 ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 11, 2016 - 2:40 AM
Headlines: USCG – cadets may obtain limited MMCs; USCG – Restricted Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel; NTSB – a failure to communicate; St. Lawrence Seaway – Seaway Notices; and Japanese earthquake & tsunami – 11 March 2011. March 11, 2016 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s [ 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 ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 March 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 10, 2016 - 5:17 AM
Headlines: USCG – ClassNK now ACP participant; Hawaii – floating offshore wind energy proposal; DOT – National Freight Strategic Plan; Aegean Sea – NATO patrols; EP – maritime port services; ReCAAP – February report; Australia – unpacking shipping containers; and New Zealand – MLC ratified [ 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 ]


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