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Blog 210326

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, March 26, 2021 - 6:05 AM
Headlines: Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; DOJ – consent decree re Port Angeles; DOS – Shipping Advisory Committee charter renewed; Suez Canal – navigation temporarily suspended; Panama Canal – Neopanamax maximum draft; and Shakespeare’s Bible – Francis Bacon. March 26, 2021 [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210325

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, March 25, 2021 - 8:27 AM
Headlines: House – bill introduced re USCG Commandant; CRS – USACE FY2021 appropriations; La Court – evidentiary standards for damages; EEA – waterborne transport GHG emissions; Canada – extension of marine personnel certificates; UK – carriage of AEDs; and Shakespeare’s Bible – Edward Coke. March [ Read Full Article ]

Federal Register Notice: Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancies

Maritime CommonsWednesday, March 24, 2021 - 11:46 AM
As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […] [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210324

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – coordinated offshore medical evacuation; USCG – COVID-19 guidance for MTS; NTSB – towing vessel flooding during unmonitored water transfer; St. Lawrence Seaway – Tariff of Tolls; NMFS – Indo-Pacific coral species workshop; IMO – Greenhouse Gas Emissions Study; India – 2010-2020 [ Read Full Article ]

MSIB: COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime Transportation System: Change-1

Maritime CommonsTuesday, March 23, 2021 - 2:02 PM
The Coast Guard has published Change 1 to Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) 02-21 to provide updated guidance on the requirement for wearing masks on commercial vessels in Executive Order (13998) issued by the President on January 21, 2021. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210323

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, March 23, 2021 - 7:11 AM
Headlines: USCG – enforcement of engine cut-off system requirement; DOJ – Iranian national charged with sanction evasion; MARAD – GPS interference; St. Lawrence Seaway – commencement of 2021 Navigation Season; GLS – Seaway Rules and Regulations; NOAA – Flower Garden Banks NMS expansion; OSHA – [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210322

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, March 22, 2021 - 7:23 AM
Headlines: USCG – Safety Alert re freeing ports; USCG – Safety Alert re emergency dewatering equipment; USCG – Safety Alert re PFD lights; USCG – GLPAC members sought; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray update; St. Lawrence Seaway – USCG security boardings; DOJ – attempted firearms smuggling [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Alert: Blocked freeing ports can trap seawater on deck reducing your vessel’s stability

Maritime CommonsSunday, March 21, 2021 - 11:00 PM
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 03-21 to address potentially dangerous situation involving the closure of freeing ports on commercial fishing vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Alert: Readiness and testing of emergency dewatering equipment

Maritime CommonsSunday, March 21, 2021 - 11:00 PM
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 02-21 to address an increasing failure rate amongst the inspected towing vessel fleet with regards to fixed and portable emergency dewatering equipment failing to operate as designed. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Alert: SEE-ME PFD light failures due to battery issues

Maritime CommonsSunday, March 21, 2021 - 11:00 PM
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 01-21 to address issues with non-compliant SEE-ME 1.0 LED PFD lights. [ Read Full Article ]

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