APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 13 December 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:01 AM
Headlines: NTSB – El Faro investigation; FMC – petition for filing exemption; USCG – Environmental Protection Award; NOAA – Arctic warming; DOE – $18.5 million for offshore wind R&D; Senate – hearing on National Ocean Policy; Senate – bill introduced re incidental discharges; [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 December 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:07 AM
Headlines: NTSB – public availability of information; Virginia – Elizabeth River environmental assessment; USCG – Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum; IMO – strategic directions and vision statement; NATO – Operation Sea Guardian; and Denmark – international regulations for autonomous ships [ Read Full Article ]

12/11/2017: Recap of 3rd Annual Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 11, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country came together Dec. 6-7, 2017, in Houston, Texas to prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they [ Read Full Article ]

12/11/2017: New NVIC available – Pipeline and hose testing guidance for facilities handling oil, HAZMAT

Maritime CommonsMonday, December 11, 2017 - 7:00 AM
NVIC 06-17 replaces the guidance published Aug. 3, 1994, in COMDT letter 16451, and provides expanded information concerning pipeline and hose testing guidance at facilities that are capable of transferring oil or hazardous materials in bulk, to or from a vessel. This guidance is consistent with [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 11 December 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, December 11, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Headlines: NTSB – El Faro meeting on 12 December; USCG – design standard verification for towing vessels; Canada – offshore fisheries science vessel launched; Panama Canal – November report; and Singapore – cashless payments. December 11, 2017 Bryant’s Maritime Blog Bryant’s Maritime [ Read Full Article ]

12/8/2017: New Marine Technical Note – Guidance on verification for Subchapter M towing vessels

Maritime CommonsFriday, December 8, 2017 - 2:51 PM
MTN 1-17 identifies the process for requesting and documenting verification of compliance with design standards, and cancels MSC Bulletin 04-16. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 December 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, December 8, 2017 - 5:51 AM
Headlines: USCG – NVIC re pipeline & hose testing; Hawaii – wreck removal; USCG – Buzzards Bay PAWS study; USCG – Florida Keys safety zone; CBP – civil penalty inflation adjustment; NOAA – Steller sea lion; FMC – Supply Chain Innovation Report; Senate – NTSB authorization bill [ Read Full Article ]

12/7/2017: Inspected towing vessel decision job aid, “Tug Safe,” now available

Maritime CommonsThursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:16 PM
The Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise announced on its website Dec. 6, 2017, the availability of a new job aid, Tug Safe, designed to assist with preparation, completion and documentation of inspections and/or surveys of commercial towing vessels required to comply with Subchapter M. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 7 December 1941

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:45 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – fatality on drillship; Boston – ship breaks free of mooring; USCG – Tug Safe decision aid; USCG – seeking maritime engineer; USCG – ballast water Q&A; Maryland – ending certification testing of BWMSs; Senate – bill introduced re incidental discharges; Australia [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 6 December 2017

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, December 6, 2017 - 3:44 AM
Headlines: USCG – Pacific seacoast waterways study; USCG – BWMS contingency planning; NOAA – Northwest Atlantic leatherback turtle; Court – permanent total disability; India – Hong Kong Convention considered; and SS Mont Blanc explosion in Halifax – 6 December 1917. December 6, 2017 Bryant’s [ Read Full Article ]

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