Russia: 6th Yasen-Class Nuclear Sub
Russia's sixth Yasen-class nuclear submarine will be laid down at the Sevmash ship-building company in the city of Severodvinsk on July 29, reports RIA Novosti. The Navy currently possesses one Yasen-class submarine, the Severodvinsk, with four more vessels of this class under construction and two…
President, Alternative Marine Technologies, Inc.
LNG? Methanol as fuel? Hybrid systems? Tier 4? Reducing Noise? Cutting emissions without crushing fuel economy? Readers have questions, and Bob Kunkel has answers.
Samskip Adds 200 Reefer Containers to its Fleet
Samskip recently added 200 brand new 40ft high cube reefer containers to its fleet, further enhancing its capability to ship…
Hernandez Joins Port of New Orleans Board
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Tara C. Hernandez to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Hernandez, who…
APL Introduces Felixstowe Express Service for Asia-Europe Trade
APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has announced the launch of the Felixstowe Express Service (FEX), a new weekly service that…
USCG Recognises Bleiberg of ABS
ABS informed that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) has awarded Roy Bleiberg, Vice President of Engineering for the ABS Americas Division…
Risk Mitigation for Customs Brokers
Kate Hollis, Senior Claims Executive at TT Club in Sydney, discusses the risks faced by licensed customs brokers and mitigation steps to take.
Dangers of Cargo Liquefaction Examined
Over the past decade, at least 100 seafarers have lost their lives due to incidents which have been attributed to bulk cargoes liquefying at sea.
GAC Russia Expands Eastwards
GAC Russia said it is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches at Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to meet demand…
NSMV: the Built-for-Purpose Training Ship
Anybody who has spent four years at a State Maritime Academy – and I suppose we now can add to that list (this month) about 60 Kings Pointers – has also spent time at sea on a Marad-owned training vessel. Typically, these platforms are long in the tooth…
USMMA Parents Speak Out on the State of the Academy
Tune in right here for this special Maritime TV Presentation which features interviews with parents of USMMA Midshipmen, many of whom are Kings Point graduates themselves. These parents presented their concerns around the current Middle States…
Shutdown of USMMA Commercial Cadet Shipping is Not the Answer
The recent announcement by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, suspending cadet commercial shipping needs to be reconsidered. Removing commercial sea training from the curriculum will put the students at a huge disadvantage.
Risk Never Takes a Vacation
Calgary, Alberta: Just back from a nice holiday in Western Canada, I also need a few days to recover from all of the hiking at 8,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains.The Death March at Emerald Lake – 12 gritty miles punctuated by a 3,000 climb to…
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