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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Shipping slump spreads the pain to box makers

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on August 29, 2013

If you think the container shipping business is depressing, try the container making business. A good 20 percent of the 30 million boxes in circulation around the world are more than 20 years old, even though their lifespan should be 15 years.

Surveyors, Marine Cargo

Posted to Marine Surveys n Cargo Inspections (by 1. MARINE SURVEY AND CARGO INSPECTION COMPANY IN VIETNAM) on October 2, 2012

What our marine & cargo surveys are?: Our Vietnam marine & cargo surveys are providing services of hull, marine cargo surveys & port loading and unloading supervision and consultant, cargo claims, inspections & loss control carried out by our Vietnamese independent marine surveyors…

Plucking the Diamond: Marad’s Way of Creating “Crown Jewel” of Academies

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on December 9, 2011

Kings Point, NY: When U.S. Maritime Administration personnel descended on the campus of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy this past Thursday, employees at the Global Maritime & Transportation School (GMATS) had no prior inkling that they would…

GlobalMET to meet needs of Y-generation

Posted to GlobalMET to meet needs of Y-generation (by Joseph Fonseca) on December 5, 2011

GlobalMET that is considered the international voice for maritime training has repositioned its training strategy to adjust to the paradigm shift in the learning processes unique to the ‘Y’ generation. They used the annual conference of 3 December 2011 held in Pune this time…

Implementing Continuous Improvement in Familiarization Training - Part 3

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on November 30, 2011

Blog Notifications: For the latest maritime training articles, visit our company blog here. You can receive notifications of new articles on our company blog by following the blog.Share this blog post.Follow me on Twitter.Implementing Continuous…

The Train Wreck at DOT

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 19, 2011

It has been an interesting autumn at the U.S. Maritime Administration and for its Department of Transportation parent, as well. Little in the way of good news is to be had for anyone; much less the U.S. domestic waterfront itself. The abrupt…

Petrobras Expands CENPES Research Center

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on October 12, 2010

With the expansion the complex on Fundão Island will occupy more than 300 thousand m² making it one of the largest centers of applied research in the world. There will be various laboratories designed to meet the technological demands of Petrobras’ business areas…

Drill Ship Construction Boom in Brazil

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on September 14, 2010

Petrobras alone is responsible for ordering a total of 28 drill ships of which 9 have already gone through the tendering process and will soon start being built. Transocean is building 9 drill ships at international shipyards, including the Petrobras 10…

Live oak

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on June 25, 2010

Live oak is a term used to refer to oak trees that are evergreen (retain leaves year-round, thus “alive”). There are a number of evergreen oak species and many are found in the southeastern United States (North Carolina to Texas). A mature live oak tree is massive…

Technical Shipping Employment Report

Posted to Faststream (by Jocelyn Redfern) on April 1, 2010

Global shipping recruiter Faststream has published its latest maritime employment review focusing on the market for technical shipping people. The market for technical shipping jobs has improved considerably in the first quarter of 2010 with greater confidence from both candidates and employers.