Monday, August 23, 2021
Monday, August 2, 2021
Opinion: Pathetic Maritime, Its Reactions and Reality
By Frank Coles If you don’t like direct, brash or in your face, stop reading now. You may not like or even agree with what I am going to say...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Seacor Power: A Change In Temperature Equals a Change in Density which Equals an Event -Opinion
By CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Retired) I sailed out of Port Fourchon as Chief Mate on Crowley’s American Salvor. Reading of Seacor Power’s capsizing brought memories...
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Why in this COVID-Ridden World Would Anyone Ever Want to Become a Naval Officer? Here’s a few reasons…
By CAPT Roy Love, USN I can’t for the life of me understand why the Navy is not getting sufficient applicants for Navy ROTC scholarships. Each year, hundreds of scholarships...
Monday, November 30, 2020
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
THIS IS NOT A DRILL – A Long Story About A Short Meeting To Save US Shipping
EDITORIAL NOTE: Elements of this story have been fictionalized for brevity. OP-ED By John Konrad (gCaptain) Those five words have special meaning. They motivate like no other. They ring for...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Opinion: American LNG, Oil and Coal to China via Mexico
By Albert A. Melvin (Opinion) – The USA, China, and Mexico have an excellent trans-Pacific trade opportunity that can greatly benefit all three countries for the next 25 years and potentially...
Monday, March 19, 2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017
US Navy Loss Of The USS Guardian, 2 Patrol Boats, USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain. Why Does The List Keeps Going?
By CDR Joe Tenaglia, USN (Ret) – Four ships in four years – not to mention USS Antietam grounding and the USS Fitzgerald collision – apparently due to breakdowns in...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
USS Fitzgerald – Stop, Analyze, Dissect And Let’s Figure Out What Went Wrong
by CW4 Michael W. Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Ret) As a former instructor I taught cadets, midshipman, and merchant mariners for over 15 years during my various tenures at Maine...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Why The USS Fitzgerald Is At Fault, Part 2 – Questions And Answers
The recent editorial “The USS Fitzgerald Is At Fault. This Is Why.“ has been read 103,667 times, shared by 9,699 people via social media and ignited a firestorm of over...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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