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Great Lakes Maritime Academy
The only fresh water state maritime academy

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/16/2014 7:11:00 AM | with 0 comments


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California Maritime Academy
The state maritime academy on the Pacific coast

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/12/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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The introduction of the standardized cargo freight container changed the shipping industry forever. From literally weeks to discharge and load a ship, cargo operations are now measured in hours. Moving tens of tons of cargo at a time is not without its hazards and drawbacks, however.

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 12/10/2014 6:42:05 AM | with 0 comments


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Texas Maritime Academy
The state maritime academy on the Gulf coast

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/9/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Arapaima
A very large fish found in major rivers of South America

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/5/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Shipyards are a time for getting the maintenance done – and frequently, it is maintenance that can’t be done under normal operating conditions or that which requires specialized skills/equipment. This month, The Swedish Club looks at a shipyard evolution in their Monthly Safety Scenario. While fictitious and designed to get shipboard operators thinking, this scenario, like their others, is entirely plausible.

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 12/3/2014 7:26:52 AM | with 0 comments


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HMS Endeavour
Captain Cook’s first ship of discovery

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/2/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Over the Horizon
Sad news for Horizon Lines, a company with deep roots in container shipping and the U.S. flag liner trades. New, environmentally compliant vessels will soon enter the U.S.-Puerto Rican trades to take their place.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 11/28/2014 12:36:09 PM | with 0 comments


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Hermit crab
Neither a crab nor a hermit

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/28/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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10800ton jack-up drilling rig was launched by marine airbag
DSJ300-l2 10800ton jack-up drilling rig was launched by marine airbag



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Amphidromic point
The point in an oceanic basin with zero tidal range

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/25/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Maine Maritime Academy
One of six state maritime training colleges

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Massachusetts Maritime Academy
The second oldest state maritime college

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/18/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Chimaera
The oldest extant group of fishes

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/14/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Local Tragedy – Global Implications for Seafarers Everywhere
The South Korean ferry tragedy is destined to become another watershed event for the maritime industry – and its seafarers.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 11/13/2014 7:50:43 AM | with 1 comments


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Flying fish
The marine counterpart to the flying squirrel

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


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USS Maine
A transitional warship remembered for its tragic loss

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


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Mascarene Islands
A group of islands, reefs, and submerged banks in the southwest Indian Ocean

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


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Sea otter
The adorable aquatic weasel

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/31/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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FLA Pilot Rate Reductions: not so fast …
The push to reduce some pilotage rates in the port of Miami has at least temporarily run hard aground.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 10/30/2014 8:53:31 PM | with 1 comments


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Port Chicago mutiny
A 1944 work stoppage at Mare Island Naval Shipyard by survivors of the Port Chicago explosion

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/28/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Mariners are the first-responders in the maritime industry. They are the EMTs, firefighters, paramedics and emergency room personnel while on the water - and sometimes it’s all they have.

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 10/26/2014 3:52:27 AM | with 0 comments


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Port Chicago explosion
A huge munitions explosion during World War II with a high loss of life

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/24/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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The Crude Oil Markets are Changing
The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) Says that You Should Care. The reasons why are all good.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 10/21/2014 4:58:59 PM | with 0 comments


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Battle of the Shimonoseki Straits
A little-known 1863 battle between the US Navy and Japanese forces

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Near Misses: Saving Ourselves One Miss at a Time......
"Near-miss : A sequence of events and/or conditions that could have resulted in loss. This loss was prevented only by a fortuitous break in the chain of events and/or conditions. The potential loss could have been human injury, environmental damage or negative business impact (e.g., repair or replacement costs, scheduling delays, contract violations, loss of reputation)." - International Maritime Organization

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 10/18/2014 4:15:39 AM | with 2 comments


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Attu Island
A remote Alaska island with a bloody history

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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STS Sedov
World’s largest sail training ship

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/14/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Barge launching with marine airbags from carrier deck
In September 2014, Eversafe Marine worked together with Indonesian PMG corporation, launched one 230 feet barge from the deck of one 300 feet barge with marine airbags. www.eversafe-marine.com

Posted to Eversafe Marine by song Tom on 10/14/2014 4:21:04 AM | with 0 comments


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