If You Only Had Your TOAR

I was sitting at the galley table having a safety meeting with my crew, when in walked our Port Captain. He greeted us and turned his attention to Darryl, my Training 2nd Mate. “Darryl, there’s a 2nd Mate job open two weeks from now. I’d like to put you in it.”   I groaned at the same time Darryl did. He looked at me before responding, “I don’t have my TOAR finished … [Read more...]

Cueria Law Firm, LLC, Announces Quarterly Maritime Training Scholarship for Gulf Coast Seamen

With over 25 years working in maritime injury law, Attorney Brent Cueria of Cueria Law Firm, LLC, knows seamen love the work they do in the Gulf Coast. When these men and women come to Cueria Law Firm, LLC, for help with a maritime injury claim, they are often anxious to get back on the water. But for many aspiring and current employees in the maritime industry, one major … [Read more...]

What’s Behind the Door?

“Enhancing Security and Protection from the Inside-Out” The watertight door. A common sight on a vessel or rig at sea. Most would not think much about it, just something to pass through to get to your destination. Look closer and you will see that it is locked…from the outside. Space accountability for vessel safety demands that access to a compartment be controlled from the … [Read more...]

2x Ex Australian Navy Mine Hunter Ships with Conversion Plans For Sale

GraysOnline, Australia’s leading multi-channel eCommerce site is again selling a couple of ex-Australian Navy vessels via their online platform. This time, they have two Huon Class Mine Hunter Ships, HMAS Hawkesbury (II) and HMAS Norman (II), both berthed at the Fleet Base East Garden Island, Sydney. Both ships come with survey and conversion plans for converting them into … [Read more...]

Watch Now On Demand: What you need to know about the new MEG4

  Update: If you missed the Live Webinar it's not too late. You can watch now On Demand The maritime industry has always been concerned with safety. Developing mooring systems that are adequate for intended service, with maximum integration of guidelines across a wide range of ship styles and sizes is therefore essential. Although multiple guidelines exist, none … [Read more...]