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Abel Tasman

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on May 4, 2012

Abel Tasman (1603-1659) was a Dutch merchant and explorer. He is credited with the European discovery of Australia and New Zealand. He joined the Dutch United East India Company (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie - VOC) in 1633 and was promptly…

Politics: As Usual?

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on March 28, 2012

With another Presidential election coming up fast, the usual alliances are in place and we can expect another polarized election, just like the two that preceded this one. Or, can we? A savvy, Washington-based maritime attorney once told me that three months is a lifetime in any election cycle.