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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Great Offshore becomes India’s first full member of International Salvage Union

Posted to Great Offshore becomes India’s first full member of International Salvage Union (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 6, 2012

India has finally got their own internationally recognized and fully established salvage company which can now operate beyond the country’s borders and bid for major contracts all over the world that are open only to members of International Salvage Union.

Joshua James - Lifesaver

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on March 16, 2012

Joshua James (1826-1902) served as a lifesaver for 60 of his 75 years. Born in Hull, Massachusetts, he joined the Massachusetts Humane Society (an organization modeled on the Royal National Lifeboat Institution – RNLI) at age 15 after his mother and one of his sisters died in a ship wreck.

Conference, a strategy in bond building at EXMAR

Posted to Conference, a strategy in bond building at EXMAR (by Joseph Fonseca) on March 15, 2012

The reason for it being able to buck the downtrend as claimed by EXMAR Shipmanagement is the management’s policy of consistently striving to enhance the mariners’ level of proficiency and maintain a higher quality standard than what is prescribed by regulatory authorities.

Machias Seal Island

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on November 4, 2011

Machias Seal Island is located along the centerline of the Gulf of Maine, separating Maine and the United States from Nova Scotia and Canada. It is treeless and relatively flat, with a surface area of approximately 19.8 acres. The island lies 9.9 miles from Cutler…

ClassNK sets high standard for compliance

Posted to ClassNK sets high standard for compliance (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 10, 2011

It is not just a question of complying with the new conventions but ClassNK is more concerned in ensuring that stakeholders especially those who patronize their services use it as an opportunity to take their business to a higher growth trajectory.

China factories crippled by curbs on credit

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on July 21, 2011

Access to credit is critical to sustaining a manufacturing business in China, especially at the lower value, mass-producing end of the market. The orders for export goods can be measured in millions of units that require huge quantities of raw materials.