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12/17/2018: Recreational vessels and 5-year COD renewals

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM
This post provides information from the National Vessel Documentation Center about a provision in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 that provides recreational certificate of documentation holders the ability to select a multi-year renewal during an implementation period that runs from Jan. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 17, 2018 - 6:36 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – oil discharge response; USCG – 14th BWMS type approval certificate issued; USCG – 22nd BWMS type approval application received; USCG – Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum; FMC – unjust and unreasonable practices; FMC – OTI rule proposal; Brownsville – LNG project [ Read Full Article ]

12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 22nd application for Ballast Water Management System Type Approval

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 10:31 AM
The type approval application is for the Semb-Eco LUV U1 Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd. [ Read Full Article ]

12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center issues 14th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM
The Marine Safety Center issued the 14th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasia Co., Ltd., 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 ]

12/14/2018: Coast Guard and industry reps host 4th Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 14, 2018 - 8:51 AM
Senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country recently came together in Houston to discuss ways the maritime community can prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases, and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 14, 2018 - 6:57 AM
Headlines: USCG – REC Anchorage reopens; DOJ – tanker owner fined $2,000,000; FMC – rule re unjust and unreasonable practices; OSHA – MACOSH charter renewed; BOEM – Beaufort Sea EIS; GAO – Navy readiness shortfalls; USN – steps to improve readiness; Court – intoxicated passenger injury; [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 13, 2018 - 8:27 AM
Headlines: DOJ – shipyard labor contractors fined $857,868; DOJ – unlawful trafficking and smuggling of shark fins; BOEM – Beaufort Sea EIS; Offshore Massachusetts – wind energy lease auction; California – restricted area name change; Senate – bill introduced re Arctic Research Commission; [ Read Full Article ]

12/12/2018: New issue of ‘Drill Down’ now available

Maritime CommonsWednesday, December 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM
This issue of Drill Down explores Public Law 96-378, the first regulation to define “Offshore Supply Vessel” and “OSV Service.” [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 December 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 12, 2018 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: NTSB – engine room fire; Cape Canaveral – SpaceX rocket and debris removal; USCG – 2017 Domestic Vessel Annual Report; NOAA – 2018 Arctic Report Card; EPA & USACE – ‘waters of the United States’; DOT – $1.5 billion for infrastructure projects; ReCAAP – three crew members [ Read Full Article ]

12/11/2018: Coast Guard publishes first Domestic Vessel Annual Report

Maritime CommonsTuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:00 AM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of the first 2017 Domestic Vessel Annual Report. This report highlights U.S. domestic fleet deficiencies, inspections, and marine casualty statistics and will serve as a baseline to study trends, identify key [ Read Full Article ]

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