Chinese Navy Plays Down S. China Sea Exercises
The Chinese navy played down recent military drills in the South China Sea and criticised other countries for "illegally" occupying islands in the area, the official Xinhua news service reported on Saturday. China has launched a naval drill in waters to the east of Hainan island…
Executive Director, Georgia Trade School
MarPro caught up with Ryan Blythe as part of the “Shipyard Recruitment, Training and Retention Roundtable” in the 4Q 2014 edition. Blythe weighs in on the challenges ahead for recruiters, trainers and the prospective shipyard employees themselves.
Matson Promotes Gill as Alaska VP
Matson, Inc. has promoted Kenny Gill to the position of Vice President, Alaska. In his new role, Gill has management responsibility…
Ship Handling: Brush up on Maneuvering
Responding to the recommendations arising from the STCW convention on the knowledge of maneuvering required of deck officers…
Theyr Debuts Weather, Ocean Forecasting App
Theyr Ltd, a premium weather-forecasting provider, specializing in the maritime and wind energy sectors, announced today…
21 Dead as Cargo Ship Hits Party Boat North of Cairo
Egypt's health ministry said that the death toll from a collision of a cargo ship with a boat carrying people celebrating an engagement…
Brazil Exports Soy from New Northeast Terminal
Two soybean cargoes have recently departed from a new terminal in northeast Brazil operated by VLI and local trader Multigrain…
Go East, Young Man, Go East
A recent report from Zepol, a Minnesota-based company that provides U.S. import and export data, implies that importers are beginning to move their business from the U.S. West Coast to East Coast ports. In fact, they characterize the trend as…
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SS City of Cairo
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