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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in Thailand

Posted to Global Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy (by Vietnam Inspection Company) on July 30, 2014

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

Sand dollar

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 18, 2014

Sand dollar is a general term for various species of extremely flattened sea urchins of the order Clypeasteroida. They may be found in temperate or tropical marine waters worldwide and are also known as sea cookies, snapper biscuits, or pansy shells.

Shenzhen unveils plans for the heavyweight champion of logistics parks

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on January 10, 2012

How about this for a profligate project: The Shenzhen municipality this week whipped the sheet off its plans for the creation of a US$45 billion logistics centre in the Shenzhen area of Qianhai. By 2015 they reckon it will be the largest logistics centre in the world…

The Profound Implications of Supporting Maritime Training

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on December 14, 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.The Profound Implications…

Chowgule’s christen Jaigad Port after Kanhojiraje Angre

Posted to Chowgule’s christen Jaigad Port after Kanhojiraje Angre (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 3, 2011

Goa-based Chowgule Group have christened their up-coming $ 115 million green-field port at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, about 110 nautical miles south of Mumbai, ‘Angre’, after the great Maratha Admiral Sarkhel Kanhojiraje Angre of the 17 century. The…

USS Forrestal

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on March 11, 2014

The revolutionary USS Forrestal (CV-59) was commissioned in 1959, named for the first Secretary of Defense. It was the first super-carrier – designed and constructed to handle jet aircraft and with an angled flight deck, steam catapult, and an optical landing system.

RiverNotes: A Moment on the Mississippi

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on July 5, 2010

Behind the boat, the lights of Quincy, Illinois receded into a bright cluster. On either side of the river, the outline of the heavily treed banks closed in on the city and contrasted like a black cutout against the transluscent night sky. The stars were out…

William Lewis Herndon

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 18, 2014

William Lewis Herndon (1813-1857) was appointed Midshipman in the relatively new United States Navy in 1828, serving afloat in the Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Gulf of Mexico. From 1842 through 1847, he served at the new Naval Observatory and Hydrographic Office in Washington…

A bullish start to the year for US ports

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on January 30, 2013

US ports are reporting some pretty good results for 2012, despite gloomy assessments from economists about the performance of the national economy. What’s more a couple of forecasts for 2013 are surprisingly upbeat, while indications from others show a good first half of their fiscal years.

The Human Element In the Real World - Part 2

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on November 5, 2012

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.Maritime Mentoring: International Maritime Mentoring Community - Find a Mentor…

Placid management veneer at two major port systems is shaken

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on August 31, 2012

There are upheavals at two ports that have been considered among the most admired and efficient in the country. Seattle’s CEO, Tay Yoshitani, is being scrutinized for taking on a directorship for 3PL group Expeditors, while Jerry Bridges has…

China distribution the battleground of the future

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on March 28, 2012

A clearer picture of the Chinese consumer is emerging: He or she lives in the city, the household earns RMB78,500 a year (US$12,400) and probably has a car parked outside. The annual income doesn’t sound like much but it continues to grow rapidly.

Shipping Corporation of India orders 6 AHTS vessels

Posted to Shipping Corporation of India orders 6 AHTS vessels (by Joseph Fonseca) on February 8, 2012

Continuing with its acquisition program, state-owned, Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) placed orders for six Anchor Handling, Towing and Supply (AHTS) vessels with ABG Shipyard Ltd, India’s largest private sector shipbuilder. This is…

Arun Sharma takes over IRS

Posted to Arun Sharma takes over IRS (by Joseph Fonseca) on February 1, 2012

Arun Sharma assumed charge as “Chairman and Managing Director” of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) this morning having taken over from  Capt J. C. Anand who founded and nurtured the organization raising it to occupy a significant place in the Maritime history of independent India.

Coastwise Merchant Seamen of WW II

Posted to Coastwise Merchant Seamen of WW II (by Don Horton) on February 4, 2011

During the first part of WW II the German U-boat were sinking our ships faster than we could build them. The rate of sinkings were so great, our government directed the news media to not print the acutal sinkings for fear the seamen would shear…

Maritime Security Directive on Piracy: Update

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on January 12, 2011

The Notice of Availability for the US Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Directive 104-6 (Rev 5) is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register tomorrow (January 13). My earlier speculation that Revision 5 increased the area of the Indian…

Seafaring a career of opportunities

Posted to Seafaring a career of opportunities (by Joseph Fonseca) on April 5, 2010

In keeping with the “Go To Sea” campaign of the International Maritime Organisation for promoting seafaring, the Indian administration as part of the National Maritime Day celebrations held seminars at different metros of India on 1 April 2010 on the theme “Seafaring, a career of opportunities”.

Univan Ship Management in safe hands

Posted to Univan Ship Management in safe hands (by Joseph Fonseca) on March 22, 2010

When the ship management legend Captain Charles Arthur Joseph Vanderperre passed away in September last, doubts were expressed about the future of Univan Ship Management Ltd., the company he had established and nurtured. In just 80 days of having donned the mantle Richard Hext…

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.

Hydrovolts Creating Buzz in the Pacific Northwest

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 3, 2009

Hydrovolts has invented revolutionary in-stream hydrokinetic turbines that generate renewable energy from water currents. The turbines are dropped into and secured in the open channel - it is not necessary to divert the flow or construct new channels or dams.
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