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Ryan Skinner is a Senior Advisor at Say PR & Communications in Oslo, Norway and blogs at 59° 56' N. Innovation, technology, media and ideas in the marine realm are his beat.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

ECDIS: Discovery or Disconnect?

Regulators and suppliers are going full steam for ECDIS; But are shipowners and officers onboard? Today and tomorrow hundreds of the ECDIS faithful are

November 25, 2010
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Smells like a scandal

When consumers get cornered into buying from one supplier, they’re gonna get soaked, then pissed By Ryan Skinner (email) Through my work, I’ve

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 14

Friday, August 20, 2010

Dude, you can get YouTube on the ECDIS!

High-speed Internet connectivity on merchant ships and unintended consequences By Ryan Skinner (email) Since early this year, ships running at least one make

August 20, 2010
Total Views: 21

Monday, July 26, 2010
Oil Spill

MARPOL Advisory – When Should You Spill Your Oil? (humor)

This crane contributed to the development of this instruction manual Before we go any further, please note: If you are anywhere in or near the US Gulf of

July 26, 2010
Total Views: 18

Friday, May 14, 2010

AIS & LRIT INVESTIGATION: Ship monitoring and transit corridors

Recent news that the EU would most likely take over the US role of hosting an international exchange of LRIT (Long-Range Identification and Tracking Systems)

May 14, 2010
Total Views: 80


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