APMA Blog Feeds

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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 10 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:54 AM
Headlines: White House – Coast Guard Authorization Act signed; White House – FY2017 Budget; USCG – El Faro hearing; Great Lakes – 2015 ballast water management; USCG – TSAC members sought; Beaufort Sea – Liberty Development & Production Plan; CBP – ACE test to include TSCA data; FMC – [ Read Full Article ]

2/9/2016: Hearing set for Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation into EL FARO Sinking

Maritime CommonsTuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:04 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the United States-flagged steam ship EL FARO, and its 33 crewmembers. The first hearing will focus on the pre-accident historical events relating to the loss, the regulatory compliance record of the EL [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 9 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingTuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:12 AM
Headlines: USCG – nonmetallic sea strainers; USCG – Waves on the Waterfront; Alaska – dispersant preauthorization area; SLSDC – proposed tariff of tolls; FMC – complaint filed; Court – maintenance and cure; Australia – ship banned for twelve months; Panama Canal – January operations; and [ Read Full Article ]

2/8/2016: New edition of Waves on the Waterfront posted!

Maritime CommonsMonday, February 8, 2016 - 12:10 PM
The Coast Guard’s Office of Port and Facility Compliance published the February 2016 issue of Waves on the Waterfront. The newsletter serves to provide useful information on national and international policies as well as highlight success stories, best practices and achievements in the field of [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 8 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingMonday, February 8, 2016 - 2:58 AM
Headlines: USCG – electronic charts & pubs; USCG – NMC user fee webpage update; USCG Zika virus precautions update; Tacoma – vessel detained for safety violations; USCG – LNG & alternative fuels; FERC – Elba Liquefaction EA; CBP – quarterly interest rates; NTSB – collision near [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2016: LNG and Alternative Fuels Symposium – Remarks from MSC Commanding Officer

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 5, 2016 - 4:01 PM
Read a summary of remarks about the Marine Safety Center’s role in the review of LNG fuel and cargo systems installed on new U.S. Flag ships and barges. [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2016: New NVIC published – Use of electronic charts and publications in lieu of paper charts, maps and publications

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 5, 2016 - 1:58 PM
The Coast Guard published uniform guidance on what is now considered equivalent to chart and publication carriage requirements. The Coast Guard believes that electronic charts provide substantially more information to the mariner and will enhance navigational safety beyond that of official paper [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2016: Pay.gov update to the Merchant Mariner User Fee webpage

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 5, 2016 - 1:54 PM
The National Maritime Center initiated an update to the Merchant Mariner User Fee Payment webpage on Pay.gov to better serve the maritime community. [ Read Full Article ]

2/5/2016: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Declaration of inspection before transfer of liquid in bulk

Maritime CommonsFriday, February 5, 2016 - 1:52 PM
The Coast Guard seeks comment on a declaration of inspection before transfer of liquid in bulk. [ Read Full Article ]

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 February 2016

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, February 5, 2016 - 6:20 AM
Headlines: Chesapeake Bay – transit restriction; USCG – Zika virus precautions amended; Hudson River – temporary safety zone; SLSDC – Seaway Regulations proposal; DOI – DWH Early Restoration Plan; FMC – Supply Chain Engagement; BOEM, NOAA & USGS – Atlantic Canyons project; Congress – [ Read Full Article ]