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Change at the helm comes at a crucial time for Maersk

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on December 20, 2011

Kolding was architect of the line’s aggressive plans to expand market share and service quality. Yet he hands over the reins of the world’s biggest carrier at the most troubled time in the container shipping industry’s history. Freight rates…

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…

Pipavav Shipyard set to deliver their first vessel

Posted to Pipavav Shipyard set to deliver their first vessel (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 12, 2011

After some hiccups Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company Limited will finally be giving delivery of their first vessel later this month. India’s largest shipyard at the Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat on the West coast has been flush with…

Short Sea and the Jones Act

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on February 24, 2011

The term “cabotage” has, sadly, been deemed to be outdated. In what seems to be a public relations exercise, the Maritime Cabotage Task Force has reinvented itself as the American Maritime Partnership. But, at the heart of its change of name is a change of purpose.

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…

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…

Deepwater Horizon Questions

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on May 7, 2010

In this U.S. Navy photo, contracted fishing vessels, Mary and Jace and Gulf Rambler, pull an oil boom during a controlled burn in the Gulf of Mexico, May 5. The controlled burn was conducted in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, BP and other…