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INTERVIEW: Paal Johansen, DNV GL - Maritime
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.

Posted to Maritime Professional Interviews by Gregory Trauthwein on 4/24/2014 11:31:06 AM | with 0 comments


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Hot Air
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.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 4/22/2014 10:40:10 AM | with 0 comments


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USRC Harriet Lane
The only cutter to serve in the US Revenue Cutter Service, the US Navy, and the Confederate Navy

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/22/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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South Korean Ferry Disaster is Tragic ... But Murder?
Dangerous legal lines hurdled by politician in the wake of another maritime tragedy.

Posted to Maritime Casualties by Gregory Trauthwein on 4/21/2014 12:17:26 PM | with 0 comments


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Sevastopol
A strategic naval port on the Black Sea

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/18/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Dixie cup
Traditional Navy headgear for more than 100 years

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/15/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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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.



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

Posted to Inland Waterways by Gregory Trauthwein on 4/14/2014 2:56:01 PM | with 0 comments


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Fumigation
Gas warfare against cargo pests

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/11/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/8/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/4/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 3 comments


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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:

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 4/3/2014 8:46:36 AM | with 2 comments


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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.

Posted to Offshore Oil & Gas by Gregory Trauthwein on 4/2/2014 4:56:50 PM | with 0 comments


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

Posted to Liquid bulk trade sees rapid growth by Joseph Fonseca on 4/2/2014 4:03:50 PM | with 0 comments


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

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 4/1/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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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

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 4/1/2014 12:03:54 AM | with 2 comments


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Mundra port becomes the only commercial port in India to achieve the throughput of 100 million metric tonnes and that too within a span of 12 years of commencement

Posted to Adani’s Mundra Port hits 100 MMT mark by Joseph Fonseca on 3/31/2014 3:47:02 PM | with 0 comments


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Horizon Lines shows the creakiness in That Act
The losses continue and the future seems a touch flat

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 3/30/2014 11:55:36 PM | with 0 comments


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MV Ebb Tide
The first offshore supply vessel (OSV)

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 3/28/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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That Act again
Wrapping the Jones Act in the Stars and Stripes, Congress style

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 3/27/2014 11:36:45 PM | with 0 comments


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Consolidate, not locate
A new analysis urges lines to group together to get the best out of their routes

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 3/27/2014 12:44:27 AM | with 0 comments


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Converting two vessels into training ships is the latest proposal being considered by the government for making available additional training slots on board for cadets to acquire their required sea time experience



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Cargo Inspection – quality control – testing – certification
AIM Control is Global Third Party Inspection in providing expertise expert independent surveyors inspectors, inspectorate, verification inspection and survey, quality control services, marine survey and consultant, tally, P&I Correspondents, insured cargo and marine claim investigation & adjusting, diving works and underwater hull cleaning, vendor expediting and mechanical inspection services, quality testing & analysis, sampling, certification, independent surveyors and inspectors based in Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Asia, Europe, the Middle East Anywhere of Countries. Our Local Email: inspection@aimcontrolgroup.com, aimcontrol@hotmail.com, cell: +84903615612.



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Marine cargo surveys and Ship Inspections Consultancy
Global Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy AIM Control Inspections and Surveys Services Companies in Vietnam & Global AIM Control is Global Third Party Inspection in providing expertise expert independent surveyors inspectors, inspectorate, verification inspection and survey, quality control services, marine survey and consultant, tally, P&I Correspondents, insured cargo and marine claim investigation & adjusting, diving works and underwater hull cleaning, vendor expediting and mechanical inspection services, quality testing & analysis, sampling, certification, independent surveyors and inspectors based in Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Asia, Europe, the Middle East Anywhere of Countries. Our Local Email: inspection@aimcontrolgroup.com, aimcontrol@hotmail.com, cell: +84903615612.



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Vietnam Divers Underwater Works and Underwater Ship Hull Cleaning and Propeller polishing
Vietnam Divers Underwater Works and Underwater Ship Hull Cleaning and Propeller polishing: Specializing in Underwater Ship Repair Maintenance & Inspections, AIM Control’s Divers underwater workrs dept. was founded in 1993 and was dedicated primarily to the needs of the maritime industry in the Ports of Hai Phong, Hochiminh (Sài Gòn, Ben nghe, Nha rong, ICT, Tan Cang, Bong sen) ports, Vung tau (Thi Vai, Phu My, ect.) ports, Nha trang (Vinashin, Cam ranh bay ect.) ports, Dung Quat (Doosan, Germedept, PTSC, ect.,) ports



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Danforth anchor
A versatile lightweight anchor

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 3/25/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Making Self Study an Explicit Part of All Maritime Training
In this article I hope to convince you that self study is a huge benefit to your trainees, that you will get better training outcomes across a broader range of trainees, that it is easy to implement, and that it can make the training a lot more interesting and engaging.



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The Cargo Summit 2014 envisages bright prospects for the logistics sector provided the industry makes the right approach

Posted to Integrating India’s Transport Network by Joseph Fonseca on 3/24/2014 2:58:37 PM | with 0 comments


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Tourists and Immigrants
Two speeches stand out at a robust and well-attended Connecticut Maritime Association Show. It turns out that tourists and immigrants matter on the waterfront.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 3/21/2014 2:06:21 PM | with 1 comments


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Antipodes Islands
Small volcanic islands nearly opposite London

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 3/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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