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Drilling vessel Chikyu

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 10, 2013

The Japanese deep sea drilling vessel Chikyu is the first riser-equipped drilling vessel in the world designed and built for scientific work. It is capable of drilling in waters of up to 2,500 meters (8,125 feet) in depth. Its primary mission is to drill through the 7…

The Government is Here (to Help)

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on July 11, 2012

Those of you struggling to balance the books at any business on the waterfront know that it just isn’t getting any easier. Dousing the flames by putting the proverbial hose on the problem is complicated enough without the federal and state governments actually adding fuel to fire.