Tuesday, July 11, 2017
modern shipwreck
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Don’t Hire a Lemon: 5 Key Tips For Hiring a Workboat

  Workboathire.com Is the worlds largest publicly available database of workboats available for hire. During the course of their operations, they have seen some complications arise between vessel suppliers and...

July 11, 2017
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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5 facts about the SEAANGEL AIS FLARE ECO, an AIS MOB device by FT-TEC USA Corp [Sponsored]

Going out on the sea is fun and is one of the most favored recreational pass times. So with a pleasant day in mind, only few people are willing to...

June 6, 2017
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Don’t Miss Out: Only Six Weeks Until Inland Marine Expo

The Waterways Journal is counting down the days until its fourth annual Inland Marine Expo (IMX) for the inland and intracoastal marine transportation industry. The event will take place May...

April 11, 2017
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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Inland Marine Expo Releases Schedule of Events, Moves to “The Dome” for 4th Annual

  The Waterways Journal is gearing up for its fourth annual Inland Marine Expo (IMX) for the inland and intracoastal marine transportation industry. The event will take place May 22-24...

April 4, 2017
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When enough is enough: switching from failure-prone jacketed HMPE ropes to non-jacketed ropes with Dyneema® SK78

At what point do you say “Enough!”? For BW Fleet Management (BW FM), that moment came when seven mooring lines failed on a single vessel during a berthing operation in...

March 28, 2017
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Five Facts I Did Not Know About the San Francisco Bar Pilots

By Captain Allen Garfinkle Back in the day, there was much that was mysterious to me about the pilots who joined my ship as we sailed in and out of...

March 15, 2017
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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Mooring ropes with Dyneema® show minimal wear after six years in service on VLCC

Excellent reliability and durability in securing operations. Only with Dyneema® With the shipping industry focusing on improving safety and effective VLCC operations, Cosco Dalian, a world leader in crude oil...

February 7, 2017
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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UKHO releases new passage planning tool

ADMIRALTY Passage Planner is a new back of bridge application that helps bridge officers to create passage plans with increased speed and accuracy. Produced by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office,...

November 15, 2016
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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Dyneema® fiber does double duty to tow and tie up stricken Modern Express

Two maritime leaders both choose high strength, lightweight ropes made with Dyneema® for their respective roles in a dramatic salvage operation. A notorious danger area The Bay of Biscay between...

October 25, 2016
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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PT Indo Straits: No breakages in two years

  In 2012, PT Indo Straits began researching the purchase of new spring line ropes for these vessels. The ropes were needed to position and stabilize transshipment crane barges. These...

October 11, 2016
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Caleb Holloway.
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Deepwater Horizon Survivor Wants To Honor Lost Crewmates

By Celeste Hoang A specific memory has stayed with Caleb Holloway since April 20, 2010, the night the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was torn apart off the coast of Louisana by...

October 5, 2016
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
2016-mv-benita-aground in Storm
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Refloating made possible, with Dyneema

After the MV Benita, a bulk carrier headed to the South African city of Durban, was grounded on June 17, Five Oceans Salvage (FOS) was brought in to refloat the...

September 27, 2016
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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Learn Why Not All HMPE Is The Same

Operators in the marine industry, looking for high performance mooring ropes, are increasingly turning to ropes made from ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), also known as high modulus polyethylene (HMPE). Ropes made from this synthetic material are just as strong as steel-wire ropes, yet significantly lighter, making them easier to handle, thereby saving time and money for the users and reducing the carbon footprint.

September 13, 2016
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