Thursday, October 25, 2007
USCG

NMC Newsletter Subscriptions Announced

The USCG just announced efficiency newsletters from the National Maritime Center. They tell us: The Coast Guard maintains an active public and industry awareness outreach program aimed at communicating information...

October 25, 2007
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Uncategorized

U.S Congress Seeks To Attract And Retain Professional Mariners

“No longer is a sailor’s life necessarily one of adventure. Deadlines are tight, and manning is at a minimum.” -Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard...

October 25, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Ports

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite images,...

October 23, 2007
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Saturday, October 20, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Maritime Safety Podcast – Seductive Sims

In the latest edition of our favorite Maritime Podcast Bob Couttie warns; “Ancient mariners feared the seductive call of the siren would wreck their ships, this modern mariner was seduced...

October 20, 2007
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Friday, October 12, 2007
Uncategorized

hawaii superferry – a ship captain’s perspective

A ferry at the center of much debate (including a record number of comments on this blog) has sailed into a storm that will likely sink her dream. The problem...

October 12, 2007
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Saturday, October 6, 2007
Uncategorized

Nautical Institute on MARPOL Prevention

We rarely reproduce press releases… but it’s Sunday and not your usual release. Seaways, the Nautical Institute’s monthly magazine, has a story this month on ideas to prevent oil discharges...

October 6, 2007
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