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8/16/2017: LGC NCOE releases guidance for analyzing risk of simultaneous operations during liquefied natural gas bunkering

Maritime CommonsWednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:28 PM
Field Notice 01-2017 contains recommendations for the marine industry and Captains of the Port to consider when assessing the risks of LNG Simultaneous Operations. It includes guidance on an optional, formal operational risk assessment, if the vessel operator chooses to conduct one. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:55 AM
Headlines: USCG – changes re renewed CODs; USCG – Subchapter M TPO guidance; DOJ – shipbuilder to pay $9.2 million in settlement; House – bill introduced re C-TPAT; California – new biofouling regulations; ReCAAP – July report; Singapore – bunker craft operator license revoked; and Letter [ Read Full Article ]

8/15/2017: Direct mail and change of address requests for renewed Certificates of Documentation

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:03 PM
This post announces that as of Sept. 1, 2017, all CODs will be mailed directly to the managing owner of record. The post also provides new methods for submitting a change of mailing address to the National Vessel Documentation Center. [ Read Full Article ]

8/15/2017: Policy Letter 17-04 Subchapter M Third Party Organization guidebook now available

Maritime CommonsTuesday, August 15, 2017 - 1:31 PM
The purpose of Policy Letter 17-04 is to assist the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise, Officer(s) in Charge, Marine Inspection, and the maritime industry on TPO requirements. Entities within the maritime industry that are or want to become a TPO, or who use or are considering using a TPO, [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, August 15, 2017 - 6:33 AM
Headlines: Galveston – anchorage area proposed; DOJ – foreign defense contractors sentenced; Court – LHWCA average weekly wage; Canada – Montreal shore power project; and Opening of Panama Canal – 15 August 1914. August 15, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2017: Recap of Coast Guard remarks at the 7th Symposium on Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 14, 2017 - 1:09 PM
Last month, Coast Guard members had the opportunity to present during the 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic at the Naval Heritage Center in Washington, D.C. The event, held biennially since 2007, brings together some of the world’s leading experts to discuss the ongoing and [ Read Full Article ]

8/14/2017: Waterway suitability assessment for operation of liquefied hazardous gas terminal in Port Arthur, Texas

Maritime CommonsMonday, August 14, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The Coast Guard posted a notice to the Federal Register announcing that Lynx Terminals LLC has submitted a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, regarding the company's plans to handle and transport Liquefied [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, August 14, 2017 - 7:14 AM
Headlines: St. Marys River – bulker refloated; USCG – Ecochlor BWMS type approval certificate; Port Arthur – waterway suitability assessment; DOS – meeting re CCC 4; CBP – export manifest for vessel cargo test; St. Lawrence Seaway – tug at Iroquois Lock; St. Lawrence Seaway – maximum [ Read Full Article ]

8/11/2017: Marine Safety Center issues update to Ecochlor’s ballast water management system type approval certificate

Maritime CommonsFriday, August 11, 2017 - 3:09 PM
The certificate has been updated to reflect DNV-GL’s evaluation and recommendation that Ecochlor be approved for use with all filter models of the Filtersafe BS-series. Filtersafe Standard and Turbo BS-series filters may be used with no limitation to their associated treatment rated capacity. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 August 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, August 11, 2017 - 7:30 AM
Headlines: Great Lakes – regulated navigation areas; St. Marys River – closed to navigation; USCG – BWMS type approval; and MV Windoc-Allanburg Bridge collision – 11 August 2001. August 11, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime Consulting – 4845 SW 91st Way – [ Read Full Article ]