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Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in Vietnam

Posted to Global Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy (by Vietnam Inspection Company) on July 29, 2014

Vietnam Inspection in Vietnam/ Expediting/ Surveillance/ Inspector/ Expediter/  Quality control/ Testing/ Certificate/ Marine Surveyors/ Superintendent P&I Correspondents Insured cargo, marine investigation & adjusting in Vietnam, Countries. Dr Capt.

Day of the Seafarer celebration feature wish list and appreciations

Posted to Day of the Seafarer celebration feature wish list and appreciations (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 25, 2012

It was the first time that the Day of the Seafarer really got celebrated in India. There was a massive turnout this afternoon for the function which saw both mariners, who are still sailing and those having left the sea, attending the sole function to be organized on the occasion.

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.

South China terminals face capacity overhang as demand falters

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on March 15, 2012

South China’s annual throughput was close to 60 million TEUs last year. There is no cluster of ports in the world that can boast that kind of volume, which enabled the province of Guangdong to claim a third of China exports. The rise of manufacturing…

COSL newbuild AHTS sinks at shipyard

Posted to Eversafe Marine (by song Tom) on January 18, 2012

Water has leaked into the hold of an offshore oil vessel which is currently under construction at a major Chinese shipyard. The leak has led to the ship being grounded, according to an announcement made by the owner, China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) on Tuesday.

USCG CDC Maritime Security Listening Session

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on August 25, 2011

The US Coast Guard held the second of two Listening Sessions in Houston, TX on August 18, to discuss the development of a CDC Maritime Security National Strategy. Fortunately for those of us not in the Houston area, the session was webcast.

Results of the April 12-13 Meeting of NMSAC – Part 2

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on April 22, 2011

This is the second post covering the most recent meeting of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee. The first post dealt with briefings and discussions on Seafarer Access to Shore, CDC Security, and the TWIC Program. After those issues…

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.

Anglo Eastern innovate Advance Process Instrumentation Trainer

Posted to Anglo Eastern innovate Advance Process Instrumentation Trainer (by Joseph Fonseca) on July 4, 2011

Since simulators, ship-in-campus and other systems have their limitation for imparting training to marine engineers in some of the advanced areas Anglo Eastern Maritime Training Center has come up with an innovation for imparting training to…

The Maritime Professional- Energy Transportation Sector

Posted to The Maritime Professional (by Jocelyn Redfern) on March 10, 2011

Each edition will also profile a maritime professional in that sector. We will select that individual, based in part on the recommendations of our 13,500+ online members. Let us know of your choice by e-mailing Jocelyn Redfern at jredfern@marinelink.com…

Seafarers’ shortage a myth!

Posted to Seafarers’ shortage a myth! (by Joseph Fonseca) on January 3, 2011

More and more ship owners and manning agents deny there being any seafarers’ shortage. According to a ship owner, those who continue to harp about it are merely indulging in empty rhetoric; these have evidently mistaken the ‘hull for the rudder’.

Unique Corus Tubes for Tupi Project

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on July 9, 2010

Corus Tubes has successfully manufactured 118km of 457mm x 31.75mm Grade X65 sour linepipe for the Petrobras Tupi project. This linepipe is designed to operate in Brazil’s Santos Basin at a depth of 2200m, and is thickest 18” UOE pipe manufactured to date.

Change of Course in US Commercial Thinking

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on July 1, 2010

The industry in the US is always keen to accept, if not develop, technological advances, but is slow to adapt its thinking and management style. Recent events, not least the recent Great Recession, have forced a change of outlook and brought about fresh ideas.