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Summary of Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), 8th session

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 19, 2021 - 11:41 AM
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) sub-committee for Navigation, Communications, and Search & Rescue (NCSR-8), met virtually from Monday 19 April to Friday 23 April. The major outcome of this meeting was the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Ms. Mayte Medina elected as International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee Committee Chair

Maritime CommonsWednesday, May 19, 2021 - 9:47 AM
Ms. Mayte Medina of the U.S. Coast Guard was unanimously elected as the Committee Chair during the first day the 103rd session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210519

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 19, 2021 - 6:36 AM
Headlines: NTSB – SEACOR POWER preliminary report; DOT – mask mandate continues; MARAD – National Maritime Day; MARAD – Eastern Mediterranean Alert; MARAD – Advisory re Red Sea, etc.; NOAA _ Marine Debris Foundation; GLSLSDC – new corporate seal; Malta – letting go the towline; Singapore – COVID-19 [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210518

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, May 18, 2021 - 7:45 AM
Headlines: Memphis – waterway restriction lifted; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update – fire; USCG – pilot and embarkation ladders & transfer arrangements; USCG – 2020 Port State Control Report; and FMC – open meeting on 19 May. May 18, 2021 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Guidance on Pilot Ladders, Embarkation Ladders, and Pilot Transfer Arrangements

Maritime CommonsSunday, May 16, 2021 - 11:00 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Design and Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) recently published a policy letter on the approval of pilot ladders and embarkation ladders. [ Read Full Article ]

2020 Port State Control Annual Report

Maritime CommonsSunday, May 16, 2021 - 11:00 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance is pleased to announce the release of the U.S. Port State Control Annual Report for 2020. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210514

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, May 14, 2021 - 3:31 AM
Headlines: White House – Cybersecurity; DHS – preventing ransomware disruptions; DHS – Jones Act waiver; USCG – towing vessel international certificates; CDC – COVID-19 Operations Manual; NTSB – virtual public meeting on 29 June; BOEM – Vineyard Wind ROD; House – bill introduced re working [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: Towing Vessel International Certificates Requirements and Certificate of Inspection Routes

Maritime CommonsThursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:48 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has issued MSIB 06-21, "Towing Vessel International Certificates Requirements and Certificate of Inspection Routes", to remind U.S. flag towing vessel owners and operators that the vessel must possess the appropriate certificates and endorsements for the [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210513

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:38 AM
Headlines: Memphis – Mississippi River closed to traffic; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; House – bill introduced to ban East Coast drilling; EMSA – COVID-19 Guidance for Cruise Ship Operations; Australia – cargo space fire on bulker; MREN – Reflections; and Shakespeare’s Bible – [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210512

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:45 AM
Headlines: USCG NVDC – updated forms; DOT – mitigating impacts of Colonial Pipeline disruption; DOI & DOC – Vineyard Wind project approved; FMC – open meeting on 19 May; Court – Jones Act seaman test; IMO – fair vaccine distribution to seafarers; EMSA – updated five-year strategy; Australia – [ Read Full Article ]

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