APMA Blog Feeds

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2/16/2016: A look ahead to 2016 by the U.S. Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 16, 2016 - 5:44 PM
Read what Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, sees as the primary challenges facing the nation's maritime industry in 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

2/16/2016: Updated engine illustrations

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:57 PM
The National Maritime Center published 30 new or revised exam illustrations for the deck and engine illustration inventory. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 16, 2016 - 2:21 AM
Headlines: OMB – inspection of towing vessels; OMB – shale gas extraction waste water; USCG – updated engine exam illustrations; Rhode Island Sound – temporary safety zone proposed; DOE – LNG export authorization sought; DOE – ConocoPhillips authorized to export LNG; St. Lawrence Seaway – [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 12 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 12, 2016 - 7:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – live-streaming of El Faro MBI; NTSB – second El Faro search mission; FMC & USCG – container weight listening session; White House – enhancing national cybersecurity; NIST – improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity; DOC – Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors; USCG – deck [ Read Full Article ]

2/11/2016: Livestreaming of EL FARO Marine Board of Investigation hearing

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:07 PM
The Coast Guard will live stream the SS EL FARO Marine Board of Investigation hearings on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. [ Read Full Article ]

2/11/2016: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting

Maritime CommonsThursday, February 11, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee will hold meetings to discuss the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. [ Read Full Article ]

2/10/2016: Public meeting – Container weight listening session

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:43 PM
The Federal Maritime Commission is hosting a listening session on the amendments to SOLAS Regulation VI-2 regarding cargo information and verified gross mass of containers. The Coast Guard will be in attendance to hear concerns and feedback from industry and stakeholders on this issue. [ Read Full Article ]

2/10/2016: Guidelines for training of personnel on ships subject to the Polar Code

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:19 AM
The Coast Guard published a policy letter to provide guidance for the training of personnel on ships subject to the international code for ships operating in polar waters and provide a level of safety taking into account the challenges specific to the unique polar environment. [ Read Full Article ]

2/10/2016: Towing Safety Advisory Committee vacancies

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:18 AM
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee to advise on matters relating to shallow draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. [ Read Full Article ]

2/10/2016: Sea strainers constructed of nonmetallic materials for use on small passenger vessels

Maritime CommonsWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:12 AM
The Coast Guard published policy letter to provide guidance on the use of nonmetallic sea strainers on small passenger vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

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