No – not that Amazon. The Amazon River: a shortsea shipping model.
The first battle between squadrons of modern steel-hulled battleships
Flat sea urchins leaving behind beautiful skeletons
A long-dreamed-of maritime shortcut celebrating its centennial
The little-known debacle of 1589
A rare order of sharks with a long blade-like snout edged with teeth
While tactically indecisive, this French-British naval engagement led directly to the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and the independence of the United States of America
The last major naval battle between oared vessels
Familiarization training and certification training are both required for safe operations. Why is it, then, that these two forms of training are treated with vastly differing regulation and implementation? This article looks at the difference, the cause for unequal treatment, and what can be done about it.
The federal service academy charged with training officers for the US Merchant Marine
While the NTSB blames pilot error in the deadly Asiana airline crash, it also offered some interesting insights regarding the role of sophisticated new automated controls. The maritime market should pay heed.