Ben Dinsmore

Captain Ben Dinsmore is a professional mariner proudly sailing as master on a large oil exploration and research vessel (drillship) in the US Gulf of Mexico. He enjoys speaking about maritime safety and is the author of the book How to Get a Job on an Offshore Oil Rig. Ben can be reached at [email protected]


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Shipping

From Embargo to Embrace, Saudi Arabia Pushes Gulf Detente

By Aziz El Yaakoubi AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Embracing Qatar’s ruler, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince pushed a deal to end a bitter row with Doha at a...

January 5, 2021
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Sunday, January 1, 2012
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Finance

To Build or Not to Build: A Financial Analysis of Building a Ship

Executives of publicly traded shipping and offshore drilling companies have a legal duty to act in the interest of the shareholders of their respective organizations. To fulfill this duty, executives...

January 1, 2012
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Monday, May 23, 2011
Blog

I Believe Incident Free Operations Are Achievable

I challenge anyone in the maritime industry (or any industry) to name a COO, CEO or corporate board member who doesn’t see “incident free operations” as the ultimate goal of...

May 23, 2011
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