Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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Cenac Marine Services and the Tugboat: Essential Work During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to sweep the nation, Americans across industries are hard at work doing all they can to slow the spread and protect the sick. The USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, recently docked in New...

April 28, 2020
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Monday, March 30, 2020
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Determining Value in Energy Storage

Comparing total cost of ownership against bare cost of batteries  Written by Brent Perry, CEO, Sterling PBES Introduction In the 10 years since I started the first company dedicated to...

March 30, 2020
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Monday, March 23, 2020
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UKHO continues rollout of ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) Online

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that ADMIRALTY Distributors, Bogerd Martin and Global Navigation Solutions (GNS), are now approved providers of AVCS Online, the shore-based version of the world’s...

March 23, 2020
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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Benny Cenac’s Business: The Houma Machine and Propeller Shop

Benny Cenac, CEO of Cenac Marine Services and Houma native, takes great pride in continuing his family’s multigenerational business and legacy. One of his family businesses, Houma Machine & Propeller, is a renowned propeller shop, selling and...

February 18, 2020
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Monday, February 3, 2020
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Advances in Battery Safety and Technology

Energy storage safety for commercial vessels; lessons learned in practical application By Brent Perry, CEO, SPBES With forward by Chris Kruger, CTO, SPBES Forward A Li-ion battery has several potential hazards that must be considered in order to keep people...

February 3, 2020
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Maritime Professionals Needed for Lifesaving Work

By Haley Hoar – Globally, five billion people lack access to safe surgical care, yet it is estimated that over 25% of the global burden of disease is treatable by surgery....

December 10, 2019
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Monday, December 2, 2019
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Six Ways Remote Helm Control Technology Improves Marine Vessel Operations

Sea Machines’ remote-helm control marine technology is a core feature for both its flagship SM200 and SM300 products. Equipped with an intuitive joystick that allows an operator to remote-command manned...

December 2, 2019
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Safety Concerns for Hybrid & Electric Ships

By Brent Perry and Grant Brown, Sterling PBES Energy Solutions (SPBES) On October 11, 2019, an explosion rocked passenger ferry Ytterøyningen while dockside at Sydnes, Norway. The vessel, recently refit...

October 23, 2019
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Monday, October 14, 2019
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Transform Your Smart Phone

No matter how far the work takes you, the Globalstar Sat-Fi2 Remote Antenna Station (RAS) keeps you connected when cellular service is unavailable by transforming your smart device into a...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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The crucial role of line selection in safe and efficient mooring

Superior tension fatigue, creep life, abrasion resistance and temperature performance – read why Dyneema® SK78 is the fiber of choice for mooring lines The maritime sector is changing. New mooring guidelines,...

September 17, 2019
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Monday, July 15, 2019
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ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) now available online to support shore-based decision making

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched an online version of its ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) to support shore-based decision making. The introduction of AVCS Online follows significant demand...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 30

Monday, May 20, 2019
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Why it is time for you to take another look at Satellite AIS Data

Modern data analytics are making AIS data more relevant than ever before. The maritime space is undergoing a digital revolution, innovators worldwide are applying advanced analytics and data fusion to...

May 20, 2019
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Monday, February 11, 2019
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Top 3 Robotic Solutions to Complete Ship & Hull Inspections

Article written and provided by Deep Trekker A vessel’s structural integrity, potential transferring of invasive species, or contraband smuggling demands periodic inspections of a vessel’s hull during transit and when...

February 11, 2019
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Monday, February 4, 2019
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Seeking a Career Change? Three good reasons NOT to be a pilot!

Article by Allen Garfinkle, Executive Director – Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun What mariner hasn’t spent some of those long night watches at...

February 4, 2019
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Monday, January 21, 2019
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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...

January 21, 2019
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Monday, January 14, 2019
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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...

January 14, 2019
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Monday, December 3, 2018
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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...

December 3, 2018
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Friday, November 23, 2018
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Wood Charts – gCaptain’s Favorite High End Holiday Gift

Over the years we’ve shared dozens of amazing products – from gifts for the working sailor to small stocking stuffers – in our Holiday Gift Guides and we have received a few emails asking...

November 23, 2018
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Thursday, November 8, 2018
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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...

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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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...

October 31, 2018
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