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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…

Three for the Money (Yours)

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on February 13, 2013

This week, I was at a loss for what to write in this column until I saw a little snippet advising that the U.S. Coast Guard was trying its hand at the new, so far mostly mysterious Maritime Labor Convention (2006). And, that’s what they are supposed to do.

SMIT on a winning streak in India

Posted to SMIT on a winning streak in India (by Joseph Fonseca) on September 20, 2012

Forging ahead on a winning streak, SMIT Salvage, the Netherland-based company, has achieved 17 salvage operations on the Indian coast in just six years and in time to come is all set to take on a higher growth trajectory. Plans are underway to step up their expansion plan says Reinder Th Peek…