In the Q1 edition of Maritime Professional (http://digitalmagazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MaritimeProfessional/201403/) we published a “Class Roundtable” with various head of class. Room did not permit for full answers from every participant, so please find here the complete interview with Paal Johansen, Head of the Americas Region for DNV GL – Maritime.
The answers to the South Korean ferry disaster are still blowing in the wind. And, all the hot air from the so-called maritime experts isn’t helping.
The only cutter to serve in the US Revenue Cutter Service, the US Navy, and the Confederate Navy
Dangerous legal lines hurdled by politician in the wake of another maritime tragedy.
A strategic naval port on the Black Sea
Traditional Navy headgear for more than 100 years
This article is the second in a series that discusses the often-ignored value of self study in maritime training. Making self study an explicit part of maritime training can help to equalize trainee abilities, backgrounds and language proficiency. It creates time for reflection and deeper learning. And, most importantly it can improve the quality and depth of training outcomes. Best of all, it is easy to implement and makes learning much more engaging.
A South American country not named “Brazil” poses good business prospects for boatbuilders and marine suppliers.
Gas warfare against cargo pests
A historic and cultural center of Malaysia, located on a strategic strait
A group of small islands now separated politically into three segments
This week's annual meeting of the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) took place in Biloxi, Mississippi. with a theme of "Workforce Development: a Time for Change." Gulf Coast shipbuilders took on the challenges of recruiting, training and retaining the quality workforce necessary to keep today's shipbuilding boom alive for generations to come. MarPro's Joseph Keefe gave Wednesday's Keynote address, entitled, "Full & Competent Shipyard Employment: You CAN get there from here." The text of that speech is included below: