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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 30 August 2017

August 30th, 2017 at 11:07 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – Hurricane Harvey response snapshot; Houston – SAR efforts continue; USCG – REC Houston closed due to hurricane; USCG – ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 29 August 2017

August 29th, 2017 at 10:55 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: Houston – SAR efforts continue; North Carolina & Virginia – potential tropical storm; USCG – Maple completes NW Passage transit; USCG – ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 August 2017

August 28th, 2017 at 10:53 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: White House – Venezuela sanctions; Texas – Hurricane Harvey; New York – grounding in Ambrose Channel; USCG – amalgamated navigation rules; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 August 2017

August 25th, 2017 at 10:55 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: Gulf of Mexico – Tropical Storm Harvey; USCG hurricane contingency plans; USCG – vessel fined $5,000 for ballast water discharge; USCG ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 24 August 2017

August 24th, 2017 at 10:41 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – conditions of entry re FSM; USCG – vessel response plan submittal; MERPAC – meeting on 14-15 September; MEDMAC – ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 August 2017

August 18th, 2017 at 11:48 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: US Navy – USS Fitzgerald accountability determinations; US Navy – USS Lewis B. Puller commissioned; USCG – questions re BWMS type-approval certificate; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 17 August 2017

August 17th, 2017 at 9:08 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – SIMOPS during LNG bunkering; NOAA – critical habitat for Atlantic sturgeon; MARAD – RADM Buzby sworn in as Administrator; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 16 August 2017

August 16th, 2017 at 10:55 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – changes re renewed CODs; USCG – Subchapter M TPO guidance; DOJ – shipbuilder to pay $9.2 million in settlement; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 15 August 2017

August 15th, 2017 at 10:33 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: Galveston – anchorage area proposed; DOJ – foreign defense contractors sentenced; Court – LHWCA average weekly wage; Canada – Montreal shore ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 14 August 2017

August 14th, 2017 at 11:14 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: St. Marys River – bulker refloated; USCG – Ecochlor BWMS type approval certificate; Port Arthur – waterway suitability assessment; DOS – ...more »
    logo11 Marine casualty investigations

    In the September 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, you can find my article entitled "Marine casualty investigations". The article discusses the laws, regulations, and policies concerning USCG marine casualty investigations. It also discusses how the preparation, review, and dissemination of marine casualty reports falls short of the mandates and recommends various remedial actions to improve the process.