APMA Blog Feeds

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Blog 210421

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:30 AM
Headlines: NTSB – loss of containers near Hilo; NOAA – critical habitat for humpback whale; NOAA – coral restoration in Florida Keys; DOE – seeking low-cost, low-carbon biofuels; House – bill introduced re waters of the United States; Panama Canal – maximum authorized draft; and Shakespeare’s Bible [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210420

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, April 20, 2021 - 7:24 AM
Headlines: DHS – VADM Fagan nominated to be Vice Commandant; Gulf of Mexico – search suspended for missing liftboat crew; USCG – Military to Mariner Program; USCG – rediscovered historical films; DOJ – guilty pleas in USCG exam scandal; FMC – easing of service contract filing requirements; Court – [ Read Full Article ]

Ship Structure Committee unveils re-discovered historical films

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 19, 2021 - 11:22 AM
The Ship Structure Committee (SSC) has published three historical films depicting maritime acidents recently re-discovered in the archives at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210419

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, April 19, 2021 - 2:13 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – liftboat Seacor Power update; USCG – Waterways Commerce Cutter Program PEIS; DOE – sale of crude oil from SPR; Senate – bill introduced re cruise ships and COVID-19; Senate – bill introduced re natural gas compressor stations; Senate – bill introduced re maritime [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210416

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, April 16, 2021 - 4:12 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – search for missing crew members continues; USCG – NAVCEN Broadcast Notices to Mariners; MARAD – funding opportunity for ports; DOJ – negligent dumping of oily wastewater; Senate – bill introduced to prohibit OCS drilling; House – bill introduced to prohibit OCS drilling [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210415

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:02 AM
Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – 12 missing from capsized liftboat; USCG – unmanaged ballast water discharges; USCG – 41st BWMS type approval certificate; USCG – WAMS study of Columbia River Entrance; Georgia – capsized car carrier Golden Ray salvage update; Florida – Panama City crayfish; BOEM – civil [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Type Approval Certificate to SKF Marine GmbH

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:59 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 41st U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to SKF Marine GmbH after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Analysis of the effect of MSIB 07-19: Ballast water BMPs to reduce the likelihood of transporting pathogens that may spread Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Maritime CommonsWednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:23 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) has published an analysis of the effect of MSIB 07-19 on the discharge of unmanaged ballast water in U.S. waters in Southeast Florida and the Caribbean. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 210414

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:40 AM
Headlines: Thames River, Groton – security zone proposed; Miami – RNA proposed; DOI – OCSLA and wind energy leases; FMC – meetings in Florida re cruise ship matters; DOT – $1 billion grant funding for infrastructure; House – hearing on carbon-free maritime industry; South Carolina – new [ Read Full Article ]

Notice of Public Meeting: Shipping Coordination Committee Meeting in Preparation for International Maritime Organization Meeting

Maritime CommonsMonday, April 12, 2021 - 11:26 AM
The Department of State will conduct a public meeting of the Shipping Coordination Committee at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021, by way of teleconference to prepare for the 103rd session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee. [ Read Full Article ]