Joint MMS, USCG Investigation Roadmap

Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Image courtesy USCG-MMS Joint Investigation

The USCG-MMS Joint Investigation released its Roadmap for determining the causes of the Deepwater Horizon casualty and improving the safety net for MODUs operating on the US outer continental shelf (OCS):

1st Public Hearings (5/11‐12/10)
Emergency Response
• Coastal & Flag Prevention Programs
* PII’s requests for submitting witnesses &
evidence are due to Board 6/30.

2nd Public Hearings (5/26‐29/10)
• Flag Prevention Program
Vessel Safety Management System, Risk Assessment & Operational Decision‐making
• Lease Holder & Operator Safety Management
System & Risk Assessment

3rd Public Hearings (7/19‐23/10)
• Vessel Operational Decision‐making
• Lease Holder Operational Decision‐making
• Technical Verification of Adequacy of Well Design & Construction

4th Public Hearings (TBD)
• Expert Input on Adequacy of Macondo 52 Well
Design & Construction
• Expert Input on Improvement to Equipment Design & Certification; Well‐Procedures;
Drilling Crew Training & Licensing; Risk
Assessment; Government Oversight Programs

Substantially Interested State
Republic of Marshall Islands

Parties in Interest
BP
Transocean
Cameron
Halliburton
M-I Swaco
Dril-Quip
Weatherford
Anardako
MOEX USA
Douglas Brown
Curt Kuchta
Jimmy Harrell

Other Activities
DOI OCS Safety Board
National Academy of Engineering
House Energy & Commerce Committee
House Oversight & Government Reform Committee
Natural Resources Committee
DOI Review of MMS
Internal BP Investigation
Presidential Commission

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

Hong Kong Tin Hau Festival

The Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan will be celebrated this year on 22 April 2014. Coxswains, owners and operators of local vessels are advised that arrangements

Fire Aboard US Warship Transiting Atlantic Ocean

U.S. Fleet Forces Command inform that a fire broke out aboard 'USS Hue City' (CG 66) as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
 Hue City had departed Mayport, Fla.

Three NOAA scientists honored by White House

The White House yesterday awarded three NOAA scientists with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor given

Government Update

South Stream Gas Pipeline Re-route via Turkey Possible

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday that Ankara would consider the passage of the South Stream natural gas pipeline through Turkey if Russia made such a request.

Hong Kong Tin Hau Festival

The Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan will be celebrated this year on 22 April 2014. Coxswains, owners and operators of local vessels are advised that arrangements

US FMC Commissioner Visits Panama Canal Expansion Sites

Counsel to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission informs that  Commissioner William P. Doyle has recently surveyed the construction site on a visit to the Pacific-side of the expanded Panama Canal.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1577 sec (6 req/sec)