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Monday, July 4, 2022

When Near Misses Become Casualties – or not…

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 5, 2011

My good friend, Captain Tom Hudson, an Operations Superintendent with Mitsui O.S.K. Bulk Shipping (USA) Inc. gave me a call the other day to discuss something that had been bothering him for quite some time. He referred me to a “near-miss” situation that occurred on one his tankers over the summer…

Proposed Indian Ports Bill could get shelved

Posted to Proposed Indian Ports Bill could get shelved (by Joseph Fonseca) on July 6, 2011

The Government of India proposal to come out with the Indian Ports Bill for replacing the extant Indian Port Act, 1908 and the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 in order to meet the current operational and developmental requirements of the Indian Ports sector.