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MSIB: Recommendation for Pilot Transfer Arrangements.

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 23, 2020 - 1:07 PM
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has published MSIB 21-20 “Recommendation for Pilot Transfer Arrangements.” Recent deaths of maritime pilots while embarking commercial vessels highlights the risks of operating in an unforgiving […] [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasonic Environmental Systems & Engineering Co., Ltd.

Maritime CommonsFriday, October 23, 2020 - 12:48 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 37th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasonic Environmental Systems & Engineering Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201023

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingFriday, October 23, 2020 - 7:19 AM
Headlines: USCG – VRP Express; USCG – 36th BWMS type approval certificate; USCG – BWMS type approval requested; MARAD – Maritime Workforce Training & Education CoE; North Carolina – ferry system designated marine highway; Court – neither seaman nor harbor worker; UK – MCA annual report; and UK [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Elite Marine Corporation

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Centerissued the 36thU.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Elite Marine Corporation, after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

Marine Safety Center receives new application for Ballast Water Management System type approval

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:46 PM
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received an application for Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval for the KURITA Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Kurita Water Industries Ltd. MSC will review the […] [ Read Full Article ]

Survival Craft Equipment-Update to Type Approval Requirements

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 22, 2020 - 10:47 AM
The United States Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is proposing to update the type approval requirements for certain types of equipment that survival craft are required to carry on U.S.-flagged vessels. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201022

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingThursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:06 AM
Headlines: USCG – pilot transfer arrangements; USCG – Spill of National Significance executive seminar; Jacksonville – offshore anchorage; MARAD – USMMA admission requirements; DOE – Magnolia LNG; DOE – BP Energy Company; FMC – CMA CGM requested relief granted; Senate – bill introduced re HMTF [ Read Full Article ]

Recap of 2020 Spill of National Significance executive seminar

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 21, 2020 - 3:13 PM
Maritime Commons virtually attended the 2020 Spill of National Significance Executive Seminar and is providing a summary of the discussions among federal executives in attendance in order to inform our readers what to expect about how the government operates under the various response regulations [ Read Full Article ]

IMO Announces 2020 Exceptional Bravery at Sea Awards

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:32 PM
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has awarded the 2020 Awards for Exceptional Bravery at Sea to Mr. Mario Santos Teixeira and Mr. Fabio Rodrigues Alves de Abreu, members of the Sao Paulo Pilots, as well as Petty Officer Second Class Ralph Ofalla Barajan of the Philippine Coast Guard. [ Read Full Article ]

Blog 201021

Bryant's Maritime ConsultingWednesday, October 21, 2020 - 8:28 AM
Headlines: NTSB – Conception dive boat fire; FMC – economic impacts of cancelled cruise season; MARAD – apply for Center of Excellence designation; New England – Clean Diesel Projects; Mid-Atlantic Region – Clean Diesel Projects; CMTS – 2019-2020 Annual Report; IMO – 2020 IMO Bravery Award; IMO – [ Read Full Article ]

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