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Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in Georgia

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

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

TWIC: Alive and Kicking

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on May 22, 2013

The way forward for homeland security officials seems to be pretty clear when it comes to the much anticipated and often criticized Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Or maybe not. The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) report…

The Government is Here (to Help)

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on July 11, 2012

Those of you struggling to balance the books at any business on the waterfront know that it just isn’t getting any easier. Dousing the flames by putting the proverbial hose on the problem is complicated enough without the federal and state governments actually adding fuel to fire.

Umberto Nobile

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on January 13, 2012

Umberto Nobile (1885-1978) was an Italian aviator and Arctic explorer. He designed and built leading-edge semi-rigid airships. He is remembered today for two of his creations: the airships Norge and Italia. In 1925, Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian polar explorer…

Balancing the books a test for carrier accountants

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on November 1, 2011

Last year was a good one for container carriers. Most of it, anyway. But that only makes this year’s plunge in profitability that much more spectacular. Any carrier exposed to the trade lanes linking Asia to North America and Europe is limping…

The ILWU and Panama pilots tie-up might not have the pulling power

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on September 23, 2011

The Panama Canal's Alberto Aleman Zubieta is doing the rounds of the maritime equivalent of the TV talk shows – annual conferences and conventions. Most recently he was at the South Carolina trade conference, where the audience pondered deeply…

One Small Step for the TWIC Program?

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on September 30, 2010

Last week the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) updated its list of TWIC Readers that have successfully completed the Initial Capability Evaluation (ICE) to include an additional hand-held reader. This brings the total of portable…

Short-Sea Shipping Talk Back

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on February 4, 2010

"...today in the USA different port authorities actively look to restrict the development of inland shipping and coastal sea routes. The best comment I have heard to date while working on the MAMH [Mid-Atlantic Marine Highway] is that the single…