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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 3 July 2015

July 3rd, 2015 at 11:12 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: DOJ – agreement in principle re DWH oil spill settlement; NLRB – captains and supervisory status; Paris MOU – 2014 annual report; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 2 July 2015

July 2nd, 2015 at 11:31 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: MERPAC – working group meeting; FMC – access to information & records; FMC – attorney fee rule proposed; FERC – Port ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 1 July 2015

July 1st, 2015 at 11:58 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: MARAD – VISA open season; MARAD – VISA table-top exercise; MARAD – META Program Forum; Court – obstruction conviction dismissed; and ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 June 2015

June 30th, 2015 at 11:33 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: NOAA – HSRP nominations sought; NIST – leap second reminder; Court – denial of certiorari; Court – NPDES permit partially overturned; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 June 2015

June 29th, 2015 at 11:19 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: DOJ – tug captain sentenced to prison; USCG – NMC chat service; DOE – Sabine Pass approved to export LNG; EPA ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 26 June 2015

June 26th, 2015 at 11:43 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: St. Petersburg – safety zones; Senate – USCG authorization bill introduced; Senate – bill introduced re passenger ship security & safety; and ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 June 2015

June 25th, 2015 at 10:49 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: IMO – Day of the Seafarer; USCG – ballast water reporting; FMC – action on various regulatory matters; NTSB – tank ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 June 2015

June 24th, 2015 at 11:11 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – Port Security Advisory; USCG – attachments for rejected submissions to NVMC; DOI – impact of sea level rise; California ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 23 June 2015

June 23rd, 2015 at 11:32 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – conditions of entry re vessels from Gambia; USCG – preventing drug and alcohol abuse; NOAA – underwater noise; Senate ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 June 2015

June 22nd, 2015 at 11:17 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: St. Lawrence Seaway – update re cruise vessel allision; USCG – conditions of entry on vessels from Gambia; MERPAC – working group meeting; ...more »
    logo11 Marine casualty reporting & investigation

    In the June 2015 edition of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, you can find my article entitled "Marine casualty reporting & investigation". In the article, I discuss problems with the current USCG marine casualty reporting and investigation system and suggest that it is time to overhaul and pare back requirements so as to make the process both manageable for the Coast Guard and meaningful for the regulated community.