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Maritime Training 5 Years From Now

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on October 26, 2015

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Pinna nobilis

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 23, 2015

in the Mediterranean Sea. at depths ranging from two to two hundred feet. height. threads. the byssus gland and can reach over two inches in length. nacre (mother-of-pearl). to turn it a golden color, and woven into a cloth called sea silk. commands a high price. nobility.

Abalone

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 20, 2015

tropical and temperate coastal waters virtually worldwide. seaweed and algae. between five and twelve inches in diameter. edible. waste, and discharge of water that has passed through the gill chamber. (mother-of-pearl). tentacles. arranged around the foot. rear. and the mouth.

Ditching at sea 16 October 1956

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 16, 2015

October 1956. and reporting those reading back to shore. casualty in the vicinity. opportunity to see action during World War II. Long Beach, California. law enforcement patrols. was its turn to serve at Ocean Station November. 6 was making a scheduled around-the-world passenger flight.

Pelagic Sargassum Habitat Restricted Area

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 13, 2015

Sargassum is a genus of brown seaweed. tropical and temperate marine waters. But there are two species (S. natans and S. vegetatively and never attaching to the seafloor. while still attached to the parent. an independent life. water column.

USLHS Light Vessel 71

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 9, 2015

action. due to its humanitarian service. originally intended to serve at Overfall Shoal in Delaware Bay. in need of repair, though, so Light Vessel 71 was reassigned. its tenure at Diamond Shoals. each time regained its station unassisted. the US Navy. fitted with a special submersible mooring buoy.

Solving Tomorrow’s Workforce Crisis – Today

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 8, 2015

This year’s North American World Maritime Day at the MITAGS facility in Linthicum Heights, MD notably featured the ‘big three’ of the domestic maritime policy, regulatory and legislative sectors – all on one day.Linthicum Heights, MD: On Tuesday, U.S.

Placozoa

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 6, 2015

known animals ever and may well be the most primitive extant animal. (0.000984 inches). stomach, no eyes, and no brain (resembling some politicians). front or back, no left or right. the smallest amount of DNA ever measured in an animal. different types in three distinct layers. cell types.

Spotted handfish

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 2, 2015

near Hobart, Tasmania. preferring coarse to fine sand habitats. It is cream in color, with numerous dusky spots or stripes. inches. using its highly adapted pectoral fins. rather than fingers. with close-set, non-overlaying scales. prey. shellfish, shrimp, and worms found on or near the bottom.

Brittle star

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 29, 2015

related to the starfish, which it superficially resembles. reach up to two feet in length. in feeding. depths. shallow water to depths of up to 6,000 feet. during the day. the brittle star is sharply distinct from the arms. including the organs of reproduction, digestion, and respiration.

The Up [?] Side of Climate Change

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 28, 2015

It turns out that climate change and global warming IS real.I know this because a recently reported study led by scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) has offered that penguin populations in the Galapagos Islands have doubled because of it.

Battle of Grand Port

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 25, 2015

Indiamen. sides. Wars. commemorated on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. the British Isles. Indian Ocean problem. Rowley was placed in command. region – Mauritius being the other. other frigates to attack the French forces off Mauritius. on the coast of Mauritius.

The Most Unfortunate Term in Maritime Training: “There is No Replacement for Face to Face Training”

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on September 23, 2015

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Enewetak Atoll

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 22, 2015

Marshall Islands. 40 small islands grouped around a large and deep lagoon. two square miles, with a mean elevation of ten feet above sea level. individuals. the atoll submerged slowly millions of years ago. its edges. the basis for the atoll. been inhabited for about 3,000 years.

Empire ships

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 18, 2015

noncombatant ships built in or for Britain during World War II. freighters and tankers. carried one (or up to four) aircraft for responding to U-boat attacks. launched by means of a rocket-propelled catapult. indigenous oil reserves. smaller yards. vessels and as tankers.

ARA Almirante Irizar

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 15, 2015

largest vessels in the Argentine Navy. 1979, where it replaced the older icebreaker ARA General San Martin. (1869-1935). guided the modernization of the Navy. the ice off the Antarctic Peninsula. seasonal stations. the resupply and maintenance of these facilities. icebreakers.

Trilobite

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 11, 2015

history, but it is now extinct. it undoubtedly arose much earlier. marine waters of the earth. perished. months). seems to be habitat loss, as sea levels worldwide receded. an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages. segmented and articulated thorax; and a fused tail or pygidium.

Short Sea Shipping Strategies

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 9, 2015

Advocacy First, Recognize Opportunities and then, Spring into Action.Way back in 2013, when the U.S. Maritime Administration finally got around to naming Paul “Chip” Jaenichen (whose last name I can finally spell without looking it up, 2.5 years later) as the permanent U.S.

Jan Mayen

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 8, 2015

Ocean. residents, but this can rise to 35 during the summer months. Jan Mayen Microcontinent. of the Eurasian Plate. volcano. one square mile of land mass to the island. rapid succession. island prior to 1614. island as a summer whaling station through the 1630s. whalers.

Bristlemouth

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 4, 2015

also residing in polar waters albeit in smaller numbers. avoiding surface waters and extreme depths. sides of its body. bristle-like teeth. from one inch to almost a foot in length. bristlemouth fish in the oceans. 1872-1876. large numbers of bristlemouth. Scattering Layer.