Monday, August 10, 2020

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 10, 2020
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Monday, August 3, 2020

Harnessing shipping’s geospatial data

It is hard to think about any part of our everyday lives that has not been changed by the digital and data revolution. The same is true for the global...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Advancing Your Business Career From Anywhere, Anytime

Now, more than ever, businesses are looking to secure their global supply chains and logistics operations. Maine Maritime Academy’s (MMA) online master’s program in International Logistics Management (ILM) will position...

July 7, 2020
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Monday, June 1, 2020

Fifteen 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 2019 program and recognized...

June 1, 2020
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Is Your USCG License Protected Under Your Employer’s Policy?

The answer is yes…and no. In the unfortunate event of a marine casualty, it’s typical for the vessel owner’s liability insurance carrier to promptly appoint maritime counsel. This not only...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The maritime industry is under more pressure than ever. Are your mooring lines up to the task?

Mooring lines with Dyneema® SK78 can provide the solution for organizations looking to ensure their mooring and towing operations are as quick, safe and smooth as possible. Right now, every...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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
Total Views: 35

Monday, March 30, 2020

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

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
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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
Total Views: 60

Monday, February 3, 2020

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
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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
Total Views: 20

Monday, December 2, 2019

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
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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
Total Views: 94

Monday, October 14, 2019

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: 9

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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
Total Views: 44

Monday, July 15, 2019

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: 115

Monday, May 20, 2019

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
Total Views: 8

Monday, February 11, 2019

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
Total Views: 31

Monday, February 4, 2019

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
Total Views: 104