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Monday, October 4, 2021

Shipping Companies Receive Awards for Slowing to Protect Blue Whales, Blue Skies

Awardees comment on vessel speed reduction program The Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program recognized 16 global shipping companies for reducing speeds to 10 knots or less in the...

October 4, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021

El Faro: 6 Years Later

This article is brought to you by Arnold & Itkin LLP. It has been six years since El Faro steamed into Hurricane Joaquin, an act that sank the vessel and...

September 27, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021

Overcoming Navigation Challenges with Forward Looking Sonar

Every ship needs protection from the unknown. There are many potential dangers undetectable with traditional navigation tools. FarSounder Argos technology is a solution to fill in the gaps where other...

September 6, 2021
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Monday, August 9, 2021

For Sale: Blount Small Cruise Ships – Different by Design

The Blount Small Ship cruise vessels are uniquely built with features not found on any other small cruise ship – they are one-of-a kind.    Blount designed its boats to sail...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 7953

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Press Releases

Inmarsat puts crew welfare and digitalisation centre stage at London International Shipping Week

Press Release – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released details of its programme for London International Shipping Week 2021, the biennial week-long global shipping and maritime...

July 27, 2021
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Monday, July 26, 2021

The Problem With Demurrage

By Adrian Challinor, CEO, Osiris Consultants Ltd Demurrage is an issue that is necessary, but nobody likes. Simply put, it is a cost levied by the vessel owner when a vessel outstays...

July 26, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021

Understand the importance of investing in safety in maritime operations

Wilson Sons’ capacity in risk management brings benefits to the environment, employees and customers Safety at Wilson Sons – the largest operator of port and maritime logistics in the Brazilian...

July 16, 2021
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Monday, July 5, 2021

Robust growth puts Inchcape Liner Division in pole position

Inchcape’s global liner sector head, Hamish White, has overseen some major wins in the last 12 months despite the pandemic, and nails it, when he says ‘building trust through transparency,...

July 5, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021

Maine Maritime’s Center for Professional Mariner Development Grows to Meet Industry Demands

Maine Maritime Academy’s Center for Professional Mariner Development (CPMD) continues to expand rapidly and flex to meet the training requirements of mariners and the maritime industry as the limitations of...

June 28, 2021
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Monday, June 21, 2021

The ‘Ever Given’ Will Ruin More Than Just a Muddy Canal

by James E. Mercante, Esq. No one sets sail expecting to be involved in a marine accident, but even the most experienced mariners will find themselves in need of a...

June 21, 2021
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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Why are containers lost at sea?

This post is brought to you by DTN and ABB who will be speaking on these issues at an upcoming webinar hosted by gCaptain on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. You...

June 17, 2021
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The super-strength mooring line solution from Teijin

When it comes to mooring, strength is essential – especially in extreme conditions. Not only is it crucial to commercial success, but also to the safety of crew members and...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 3728

Monday, May 24, 2021

Sixteen global shipping companies slowed cargo ships off California coast to protect blue whales and blue skies

Program continues to expand and achieve greater environmental benefits The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect endangered whales announced results from the 2020 program and recognized...

May 24, 2021
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Keeping our oceans safe, secure and thriving with blue data

by Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes, Chief Executive and Accounting Officer at the UK Hydrographic Office With environmental pressure rapidly intensifying on global ocean industries, newly appointed Chief Executive and Accounting...

May 24, 2021
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Monday, May 17, 2021

Are Companies Doing Enough to Protect Offshore Workers from Storms?

By Arnold & Itkin Law Firm On September 29, 2015, the El Faro, a cargo ship owned by TOTE Maritime, disembarked Jacksonville, Florida. It was supposed to arrive in Puerto...

May 17, 2021
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Friday, April 30, 2021

The Five Rs: Embrace remote technology, depend on people

Of the few positive outcomes of the Pandemic, the most significant must be the acceleration effect it has applied to the use of new technology. Beyond the obvious growth in...

April 30, 2021
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Monday, April 19, 2021

Maximize Your Operations with Submersible ROVs

Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are a versatile tool used to assist commercial divers and maritime contractors in performing inspections in both enclosed spaces and offshore, open water applications. Submersible ROV...

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 2301

Monday, April 12, 2021

The super-strength mooring line solution from Teijin

When it comes to mooring, strength is essential – especially in extreme conditions. Not only is it crucial to commercial success, but also to the safety of crew members and...

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 6162

Monday, March 22, 2021

The New Fuels Are Coming, Are You Ready?

By Thomas Klenum, Senior Vice President, Maritime Operations and Dallas Smith, Vice President LNG & Offshore With the International Maritime Organization (IMO) expected to soon adopt requirements for energy efficiency...

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 8345

Monday, February 22, 2021

Innovation in Survival

The market leading Spinlock DURO life jacket range was developed for industrial users alongside commercia maritime, building on Spinlock’s knowledge gained from the challenging environment of offshore yacht racing.  In...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 4568