Wednesday, July 11, 2018
matson ship
Maritime News

Whistleblowing Ship Master Wins Case Against Matson and Hails Seaman’s Protective Act as Powerful Tool to Require Ship Owners to Maintain Safe Ships

Captain John Loftus, an advocate for merchant marine safety, won a decision from the Administrative Review Board of the Department of Labor that sustained a $1.1 million judgment against a...

July 11, 2018
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
ISM Code
Blog

The Maritime Paperwork Monster Plus New Requirements to Get More Sleep

– by Captain Richard Madden When asked about the Manila Amendments, a captain recently quipped, “What?  There’s new regulations for folders?!“  The Manila Amendments refer to new wide-ranging changes to...

April 25, 2012
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

ISM Code FAQ

Familiarity with the ISM code is a subject that has reappeared multiple times during the Deepwater Horizon trails. The ISM code was designed, in part, to assure the responsibility of...

July 21, 2010
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Monday, November 17, 2008
Maritime Security

Poll – IMO Initiatives

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November 17, 2008
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Thursday, November 29, 2007
Incidents

Ridiculous Item of the Month – Madatory VTS Instructions

Fairplay brings us the most ridiculous item of the day; Vessels transiting US harbours could come under tight navigational controls in the wake of the Cosco Busan bridge strike and...

November 29, 2007
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