APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:48 AM
Headlines: USCG – Merchant Mariner Medical Manual; USCG – mariner TWIC application; USCG – NOAD Schema 3.6 released; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate; DOJ – former USN captain pleads guilty; SLSDC – Advisory Board meeting on 4 December; USN – oil removed from ex-Prinz Eugen; FERC – [ Read Full Article ]

11/13/2018: Marine Safety Center issues 13th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval certificate

Maritime CommonsTuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM
The Marine Safety Center issued the 13th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to JFE Engineering Corporation 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 ]

11/13/2018: Coast Guard seeking public comments on draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual

Maritime CommonsTuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:42 AM
The Coast Guard is seeking public comment regarding the draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual. The guidance in this Manual should assist medical practitioners, the maritime industry, individual mariners, and Coast Guard personnel in evaluating a mariner applicant's physical and medical status to [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, November 13, 2018 - 3:03 AM
Headlines: White House – national emergency re Iran; USCG – draft Merchant Marine Medical Manual; USCG – another Subchapter M TPO approved; NOAA – coastal resilience funding; NSIDC – Arctic sea ice report; GAO – Arctic planning; California – biofouling management; Australia – ROVs to [ Read Full Article ]

11/9/2018: Engineering Design & Testing (EDT) approved as third party organization under Subchapter M

Maritime CommonsFriday, November 9, 2018 - 8:33 AM
The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise posted on its website Nov. 7, 2018, that the Coast Guard has approved Engineering Design & Testing (EDT) as a third-party organization to carry out certain functions in accordance with Subchapter M. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, November 9, 2018 - 6:23 AM
Headlines: DOJ – duck boat captain indicted; USCG – lessons learned from SS Princess Sophia sinking; Louisiana – formal investigation re bridge allision; NTSB – Safer Seas Digest 2017; California – USCG activities within NMSs; NOAA – $8.3 million for coral reef conservation; GAO – [ Read Full Article ]

11/8/2018: U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-014- GPS Interference in Eastern Mediterranean and Red Seas

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:12 PM
Maritime Commons is sharing the content of U.S. Maritime Advisory 2018-014-GPS to inform our readers that significant GPS interference continues to be reported by vessels and aircraft operating in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea near Port Said, Egypt, the Suez Canal, and in the vicinity of the [ Read Full Article ]

11/8/2018: Avoiding tragedy 100 years after Princess Sophia sinking

Maritime CommonsThursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:20 AM
Many of the safety items that Coast Guard foreign passenger vessel examiners check for are directly related to the lessons learned from the Princess Sophia disaster. For example, the primary cause of the grounding was a loss of awareness of the navigational picture that allowed the vessel to strike [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 November 2018

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:35 AM
Headlines: USCG – MSC Plan Review Guidelines; USCG – automation and cybersecurity workshop; and FERC – Freeport LNG Project. November 8, 2018 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – Gainesville, FL 32608-8135 – USA Tel: 1-352-692-5493 – [ Read Full Article ]

11/7/2018: Updated Plan Review Guidelines from Marine Safety Center

Maritime CommonsWednesday, November 7, 2018 - 8:46 AM
For the convenience of our readers, Maritime Commons will regularly announce when the Marine Safety Center posts updated Plan Review Guidelines and Design Verification Guidelines. This post contains the updates for October. [ Read Full Article ]