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8/30/2017: Port of Corpus Christi Inner Harbor set to Modified Zulu

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 30, 2017 - 8:51 AM
The Coast Guard captain of the port in Corpus Christi has implemented Port Condition Modified Zulu for the Port of Corpus Christi Inner Harbor, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2017. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 30, 2017 - 7:07 AM
Headlines: USCG – Hurricane Harvey response snapshot; Houston – SAR efforts continue; USCG – REC Houston closed due to hurricane; USCG – ferry jumper fined; CTAC – meeting on 3-5 October; FMC – Hurricane Harvey commercial disputes; FMC – Hurricane Harvey passenger disputes; UK – guidance re [ Read Full Article ]

8/29/2017: Update on port conditions in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 29, 2017 - 3:32 PM
This post provides the status of ports in Sector Houston-Galveston and Sector Corpus Christi. [ Read Full Article ]

8/29/2017: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with American Underwater Contractors, Inc.

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:46 AM
The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its intent to enter into a CRADA with American Underwater Contractors, Inc. (AUC) to develop, demonstrate, evaluate and document the use of environmentally friendly buoy mooring systems (line and anchor) attached to a navigational buoy to determine the [ Read Full Article ]

8/29/2017: Temporary closure of Regional Exam Center Houston

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:40 AM
The National Maritime Center posted an alert that its Regional Exam Center (REC) in Houston will be closed until further notice. The REC has been affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey and will remain closed until public services are restored and it is safe to travel within the Houston area. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 29, 2017 - 6:55 AM
Headlines: Houston – SAR efforts continue; North Carolina & Virginia – potential tropical storm; USCG – Maple completes NW Passage transit; USCG – buoy mooring systems; Canada – Arctic coast and waters protection; Marshall Islands – BWM guidance; Panama Canal – Neopanamax locks maximum [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 28, 2017 - 6:53 AM
Headlines: White House – Venezuela sanctions; Texas – Hurricane Harvey; New York – grounding in Ambrose Channel; USCG – amalgamated navigation rules; USCG – updated ECDIS guidance; USN – remains of all ten USS McCain sailors recovered; USN – heavy lift contract for USS Fitzgerald; USN – USS [ Read Full Article ]

8/25/2017: Electronic chart display information systems updates

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 25, 2017 - 11:10 AM
CG-CVC issued MSIB 009/17: Electronic Chart Display Information Systems Updates to Meet International Hydrographic Organization Standards, to provide guidance to vessel owners/operators on complying with SOLAS chart carriage requirements. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 25, 2017 - 6:55 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – Tropical Storm Harvey; USCG hurricane contingency plans; USCG – vessel fined $5,000 for ballast water discharge; USCG – USCG-AWO National Quality Steering Committee; USCG – workshop on marine technology and standards; DHS – semi-annual regulatory agenda; USN – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:41 AM
Headlines: USCG – conditions of entry re FSM; USCG – vessel response plan submittal; MERPAC – meeting on 14-15 September; MEDMAC – meeting on 12-13 September; USCG – NAVSAC members sought; USCG – ice-covered waters in Fifth District; USACE & EPA – waters of the United States; HSRP – [ Read Full Article ]