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1/15/2019: Notice of Postponement: Public Meeting for IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction

Maritime CommonsTuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:39 PM
Due to the government shut down, the public meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 to discuss U.S. positions on agenda items at the upcoming sixth session of the International Maritime Organization's Ship Design and Construction Sub-Committee has been postponed. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:59 AM
Headlines: Puerto Rico – 66 migrants interdicted in 72 hours; DHS – GPS Week Number rollover; Australia – 2019 National Plan; Ireland – undue reliance on outdated forecast; Ireland – Brexit preparedness reminder; and Malta – collision due to mutual inattention. January 15, 2019 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, January 14, 2019 - 6:37 AM
Headlines: USCG – crew member medically evacuated; USCG – Dominican migrants interdicted; Senate – bill introduced re harmful algal blooms; Senate – bill introduced re Gulf of Mexico drilling; Senate – bill introduced re USCG pay; Senate – bill introduced re federal employee compensation; [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 11, 2019 - 7:32 AM
Headlines: Oregon – three fishermen die in capsizing; Virginia – coal carrier grounds; NSIDC – polar sea ice at historic lows; House – bill introduced re USCG pay; House – bill introduced re USCG pay; House – bill introduced to pay certain employees; House – bill introduced to combat [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, January 10, 2019 - 8:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – updated NMC mitigation efforts; St. Lawrence Seaway – 1% toll increase; St. Lawrence Seaway – 1% wharfage charge increase; DOE – $25 million for marine energy research projects; House – bill introduced re offshore CA drilling; House – bill introduced re offshore FL [ Read Full Article ]

1/9/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center issues updated bulletin regarding lapse in appropriations and mariner credentials

Maritime CommonsWednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:40 PM
In its updated bulletin, National Maritime Center adds Merchant Mariner Medical Certificates expiring in December 2018 or January 2019 to the list of mariner documents that will be extended through March 31, 2019, due to the lapse in appropriations. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Newsletter – 8 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, January 8, 2019 - 7:10 AM
Headlines: USCG – NMC mitigation efforts; LMR – closed due to grounding; Atlantic – container vessel fire; Great Lakes – Operation Taconite; IMO – bunker delivery notes; IMO – World Maritime Day 2019; and Panama Canal – maximum allowable draft. January 8, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog [ Read Full Article ]

1/7/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center – Mitigation efforts due to lapse in appropriations

Maritime CommonsMonday, January 7, 2019 - 7:56 AM
In this post, the National Maritime Center provides information for credentialed mariners who may be affected due to the lapse in appropriations and partial government shutdown. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 4 January 2019

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, January 4, 2019 - 6:46 AM
Headlines: USCG – EPIRBs and false alerts; MARAD – US Maritime Advisory System enhancements; Antarctic – record low sea ice extent; Hong Kong – eSeaGo application; and Marshall Islands – fishing vessel aground. January 4, 2019 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

1/3/2019: EPIRBs and false alerts

Maritime CommonsThursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:00 AM
After responding to over 700 false alerts in 2018, the Coast Guard is urging anyone with an emergency position indicating radio beacon to properly register their device. Owners of commercial fishing vessels, uninspected passenger vessels that carry six or more people, and uninspected commercial [ Read Full Article ]

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