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Sevastopol

Sevastopol
A strategic naval port on the Black Sea

Dixie cup

Dixie cup
Traditional Navy headgear for more than 100 years

Making Self Study an Explicit Part of all Maritime Training - Part II

Making Self Study an Explicit Part of all Maritime Training - Part II
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.

Paraguay: New Hotbed of Marine Business

Paraguay: New Hotbed of Marine Business
A South American country not named “Brazil” poses good business prospects for boatbuilders and marine suppliers.

Fumigation

Fumigation
Gas warfare against cargo pests

Malacca

Malacca
A historic and cultural center of Malaysia, located on a strategic strait

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands
A group of small islands now separated politically into three segments

Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Tackles Big Issues

Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Tackles Big Issues
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:

Shale Oil & Gas: Evolution of Revolution?

While the offshore oil and gas market remains active, signs suggest that the proliferation of shale oil and gas finds in the U.S. could dramatically impact the higher cost, deeper water offshore industry long term.

Liquid bulk trade sees rapid growth

Importers and exporters of the liquid bulk trade in India are bullish and have major expansion plans

Elephant seal

Elephant seal
A large, ocean-going seal, the male having a large proboscis

The legacy of APL on its parent, according to Drewry

The legacy of APL on its parent, according to Drewry
The line and the parent are on the right track, but more work is needed, says the consultancy

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Reports: Brazilian Tycoon Batista Investigated For Financial Crimes

Brazils federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering,

Shell Commited To Russia Expansion Despite Sanctions

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Royal Dutch Shell is committed to expansion in Russia, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Friday amid

Crewman Claims Ferry Captain "Rushed Back To Bridge"

The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago rushed back to the bridge after it started listing severely and tried in vain to right the vessel,
 
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