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Monday, March 30, 2020

Go East, Young Man, Go East

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on July 24, 2015

A recent report from Zepol, a Minnesota-based company that provides U.S. import and export data, implies that importers are beginning to move their business from the U.S. West Coast to East Coast ports. In fact, they characterize the trend as…


Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on November 25, 2011

The Legislative and Executive Branches of the United States jointly decided several years ago that LORAN was outmoded. In a budget-cutting effort, funding for the program was deleted and the US Coast Guard was required to cease transmission…

Two Discoveries in One Well Raise Potential for the Campos Basin Pre-salt

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on March 2, 2010

The Campos Basin pre-salt shows its potential even if volumes are less than at the Santos Basin, as various factors related to logistics, production timeline and development costs make this possibility very attractive to players and specially to Petrobras.

Liquefaction of Iron ore cargo caused vessel to list & ground

Posted to Liquefaction of Iron ore cargo caused vessel to list & ground (by Joseph Fonseca) on January 20, 2010

Investigation into the causes of grounding and subsequent listing of the 17,240 DWT Black Forest has only reaffirmed the dictum that the trade should have long term approach in establishing safety standards towards accident free image rather than profitability alone.

White House Job Summit Could Start With Easing Business Climate

Posted to Gulf Coast Maritime (by Matt Gresham) on November 13, 2009

Skyrocketing healthcare costs are the fault of big bad insurance companies. High fuel costs are the fault of Big Oil. Wall Street’s woes are solely the responsibility of greedy CEOs and out-of-control investment bankers. One would think anyone…