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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

A License to Let Go

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on April 29, 2015

Almost 35 years ago, I earned my first seagoing credentials, an original Third Mate’s license, courtesy of four years spent at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Earlier this month, I finally came to the conclusion that maintaining that ticket…

Ephemeris

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 17, 2015

An ephemeris is a calendar giving the positions of naturally-occurring astronomical objects and, these days, artificial satellites in the sky at given times. Originally, the ephemerides were developed by and for astronomers at particular observatories.

Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in Bulgaria

Posted to Global Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy (by Vietnam Inspection Company) on July 29, 2014

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

Ports that don't make the world go round

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on December 17, 2012

Facts mixed with omission have gone awry in the furor over the longshore union strike that caused havoc at Los Angeles/Long Beach. The most glaring misunderstanding, which has even reached the pages of Maritime Professional, is the cost of the strike.

Gjøa

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 10, 2012

The Gjøa is a 70-foot long, 48-ton sloop with a 13 horsepower marine paraffin auxiliary engine powering its single screw. It was built in 1872 (without the engine or screw) by Kurt Skaale, who named it for his wife. The vessel was used in the…

USCG Removes Conditions of Entry for Vessels Arriving from the Congo

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on October 20, 2011

On October 14, 2012 the USCG posted Port Security Advisory (PSA) 4-11 to its Homeport website. In essence, the Advisory removes conditions of entry previously imposed on vessels arriving from the Republic of Congo. “The Coast Guard has determined…