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Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 5 July 2018

July 5th, 2018 at 10:44 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – fuel oil consumption reporting; USCG – form for facility inspections; USCG – Subchapter M COIs; USCG – towing vessels ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 28 June 2018

June 28th, 2018 at 10:46 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: St. Lawrence Seaway – new anchorage grounds; OFAC – Iranian sanctions; DOJ – proposed consent decree; NOAA – Science & Technology ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 27 June 2018

June 27th, 2018 at 10:30 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: NY/NJ Harbor – safety and security zones; MARAD - $7 million for AMHP projects; New York – cleaner engines on floating crane; ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 26 June 2018

June 26th, 2018 at 10:52 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – RADM Bennis Awards re maritime security; USCG – illegal passenger vessel charter operations; USCG – ITV International Addendum; St. ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 25 June 2018

June 25th, 2018 at 10:37 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: OMB – Government Reform Plan; USCG – STCW endorsements for Polar Code operations; EPA – hazardous substance discharges; DOE – import/export ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 22 June 2018

June 22nd, 2018 at 10:00 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – change to Inland Navigation Rules; USCG – the role of SMSs; Cape Charles – anchorage ground proposals; USCG – ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 21 June 2018

June 21st, 2018 at 7:56 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: White House – Executive Order re ocean policy; USCG – BWMS type approval certificate; USCG – ballast water management regulations; Cape ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 20 June 2018

June 20th, 2018 at 10:25 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – role of the regulator; CDC – inspection fees for cruise ships; IMO & Poland – World Maritime Day; and ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 19 June 2018

June 19th, 2018 at 10:26 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – safety alert re PFDs; USCG – IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap; USN – rescue and transfer; SLSDC – Advisory Board ...more »

Bryant’s Maritime Blog – 18 June 2018

June 18th, 2018 at 10:44 am » Comments (0)

Headlines: USCG – BWMS type approval; New Orleans – safety zone proposed; NTSB – towing incident; DOE – offshore wind energy research; ...more »
    logo11 Vessel General Permit update

    In the July 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, you can find my article entitled "Vessels General Permit update". The article summarizes the Vessel General Permit (VGP) program promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce emissions into the water from vessels. It points out that the current program expires in December 2018 and that the EPA has yet to unveil a proposed replacement.