Saturday, September 4, 2021
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Maritime News

Tech Giants Ask For Foreign Flag Ship Waiver In Malaysia

By Liz Lee (Reuters) Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to repair undersea cables in its waters,...

September 4, 2021
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Tech Giants Ask Malaysia For Subsea Cable Waiver

by Mei Mei Chu (Reuters) – Microsoft, Google, and Facebook have asked Malaysia’s Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing non-Malaysian ships to carry out repairs to submarine cables in the...

November 24, 2020
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Shell Takes a Bold Leap into Social Media, Gains Valuable Perspective

In about two months, energy supermajor Royal Dutch Shell gained a Facebook following of almost 1 million.  The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, now has a following of nearly 300,000...

May 16, 2012
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

The US Navy Wants You To Like Them

Today the US Navy asks Facebook users, “Do You Like Us?” and “Do You Want To Play A Game?” These questions might sound like chatter from a school playground but,...

August 18, 2011
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

IMO calls on social media on first ever “Day of the Seafarer”

In celebration of the world’s seafarers, the International Maritime Organization is urging the public to turn to their facebook and twitter accounts to help spread the word of this years...

June 21, 2011
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

“T/S State of Maine” on final voyage

We’re sure that there quite a few readers of gCaptain that have fond memories of the T.S. State of Maine (ex USNS Upshur), which is why we wanted to pass...

November 23, 2010
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Facebook Page: Master of Towing Vessels Association

For those of you on Facebook, check out the new Fan Page, Master of Towing Vessels Association, started by Forum Super Moderator, Doug Pine. Become a Fan The Master...

November 25, 2009
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

AMVER Joins Facebook

AMVER, the ‘Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System’ has been around for over 50 years but is not relying on it’s reputable history to help recruit participants. Joining the Coast...

October 16, 2008
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