APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00 AM
Headlines: USCG – transportation of HAZMAT by ferries; NTSB – Most Wanted List; BOEM – wind energy facility offshore MA; NOAA – New Carissa grounding; GAO – offshore oil spills; and UK – light dues remain frozen. February 5, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting [ Read Full Article ]

2/4/2019: Towing Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 4, 2019 - 9:40 AM
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet in Miami, Florida February 20-21, to review and discuss recommendations from its subcommittees and to receive briefs on items listed in the agenda. [ Read Full Article ]

2/4/2019: Transportation of hazardous material by ferries

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 4, 2019 - 8:35 AM
Hazardous Materials Regulations govern ferry vessels that transport hazardous materials. The most important question ferry owners/operators should ask is, who is a HAZMAT employee, and thus requires HAZMAT training? The Coast Guard recently consulted with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, February 4, 2019 - 6:57 AM
Headlines: Alaska – CWO dies in crane accident; USCG – VIDA update; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate issued; TSAC – meeting on 20-21 February; DOS – meeting on 12 February re IMO PPR 6; DOE – $28 million for FOWT research; OFAC – FAQ re PdVSA designation; USN – contract for two [ Read Full Article ]

2/1/2019: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Envirocleanse, LLC

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 1, 2019 - 11:00 AM
The Marine Safety Center issued the 16th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Envirocleanse, 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 ]

2/1/2019: Vessel Incident Discharge Act

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 1, 2019 - 8:28 AM
In this post, Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy, provides an update on VIDA as the Coast Guard and EPA work to implement new requirements. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 February 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 1, 2019 - 6:21 AM
Headlines: White House – Buy-American preferences; FERC – Port Arthur Liquefaction Project EIS; DOE – Magnolia LNG application; DOE – LNG imports and exports; USACE – GL-MR Interbasin Study; IWUB – meeting on 28 February; DOJ – proposed oil spill penalty; STB – water carrier tariff filing [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 31 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:45 AM
Headlines: Senate – bill introduced to protect marine turtles; House – bill introduced re port revenue metric; House – bill introduced re USCG survivor benefits; CRS – federal user fees; Malta – boiler furnace blowback; and Nigeria – 40 maritime conventions ratified. January 31, 2019 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

1/30/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center, Regional Exam Centers re-open following partial shutdown

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:49 AM
In this post, the National Maritime Center provides updated information on mariner credentialing following the end of the partial shutdown. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:08 AM
Headlines: Alaska – Cutter crew member death ashore; USCG – status of NMC & RECs; Florida – maritime security exercise; NTSB – impact of lapse in funding; House – bill introduced re DHS law enforcement pay; CRS – LHWCA report; and Sinking of MV Wilhelm Gustloff – 30 January 1945. January [ Read Full Article ]