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Autonomous spaceport drone ship

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 20, 2015

The deck barge Marmac 300 (CG No. 1063184) was built in 1998 by Gulf Coast Fabrication in Pearlington, Mississippi for McDonough Marine Service, a tug and barge company based in Metairie, Louisiana. As built, it was 288 feet in length, with a 100 foot beam and a depth of almost 20 feet.

Iles Eparses

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on December 26, 2014

Iles Eparses (the Scattered Islands) are an administrative group of uninhabited islands around the coast of Madagascar administered by France. They are combined with certain other French-administered locations into the Terres australes et antarctiques…

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.

Arapaima

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on December 5, 2014

The arapaima is a large freshwater fish found in the Amazon, Orinoco, and Essequibo River basins of South America. It is one the largest freshwater fish in the world with a documented length of over nine feet and a weight of over 400 pounds. Its body is torpedo-shaped with a tapered head.

Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in Chile

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

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

Outrigger

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 29, 2014

An outrigger is a rigid part of a vessel’s rigging that extends outboard of the gunwale. While the term may be applied to a frame that holds a rowlock away from the gunwale in order to optimize the rower’s leverage or a frame that allows boats to troll multiple fishing poles without tangling lines…

Fort Zeelandia

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on November 1, 2013

Once the Dutch decided to compete with the Portuguese and the Spanish for maritime commerce with East Asia, they jumped in with both feet. After establishing a base in Batavia (modern-day Jakarta), they focused on trade with China and Japan.

James Buchanan Eads

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 12, 2013

James Buchanan Eads (1820-1887) was a civil engineer and inventor. He was named for his mother’s cousin, Representative James Buchanan, who later was elected President. Growing up in St. Louis, he was largely self-educated. Eads made his initial fortune with the invention of a diving bell…

Networking platform enabling cloud computing to link SPNM members 24x7

Posted to Networking platform enabling cloud computing to link SPNM members 24x7 (by Joseph Fonseca) on April 15, 2013

Set to boost networking performance of its members, Shipping Professional Networking Mumbai (SPNM), now in their second year of existence, is in the process of launching a powerful networking platform which will be made operational 24 x 7. Designed…

Subchapter M Looms: Operators and Suppliers Respond

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on April 10, 2013

Amelia Island, Florida: At the second annual Workboat Exchange, held just last week at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida, about 160 marine buyers and sellers alike got a full taste of the best food, weather and accommodations that the Sunshine state has to offer.