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Thursday, October 1, 2020



Great Lakes Maritime Academy

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on December 16, 2014

Established in 1969, the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, Michigan, is the youngest of the six state maritime academies in the United States. Like the others, it educates and trains individuals for careers as officers in the US Merchant Marine.

Risks analysis of ship launching with air bags

Posted to Eversafe Marine (by song Tom) on January 29, 2013

Nowadays ship launching with airbags is not novelty. Estimated in China every years there are about 200 vessels have been launched with airbags. Airbag ship launching technology is simple and practical, it can save much money and time. Even recent years shipbuilding market is depressed…