Friday, May 20, 2016

International Shipping Crisis – What about the Professional Mariner?

By Captain George Livingstone [su_box title=”Author’s Note”] I have accepted an invitation from the good folks at gCaptain to become a contributing writer, this being the inaugural column. Briefly, I am an...

May 20, 2016
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Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Catherine Lapointe: Finding Success and Fulfillment as a Woman in the Maritime Industry

– By Dominique Labbé, in collaboration with Simon Lebrun This content is an extract of an interview by the Human Resources Sectorial Committee of the Maritime Industry. Let’s get to...

March 14, 2013
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Monday, February 21, 2011

USCG rolls out new Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise website

The USCG has just rolled out a new website for their Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise (TVNCOE), located in Paducah, KY. Every tugboater in the United States should bookmark...

February 21, 2011
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Monday, October 25, 2010

AIS – Check your GPS Offset For Errors

The Nautical Institute’s AIS error reports webpage tells us: I have observed too many vessels with wrong data transmitted by their AIS. Mostly headings are not correct, but the main...

October 25, 2010
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Friday, July 11, 2008

From Ship to Space – Rocket Platforms at Sea

Our favorite competitor in professional mariner news,, recently had an exceptional post on maritime technology used to launch rockets into space.  Having seen ships being used as a Hospital,...

July 11, 2008
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Friday, December 28, 2007

Maritime Podcast – MAIS Episode 4

Episode 4 of “Messing About In Ships“, our joint-venture podcast with Sea-Fever, has been posted to iTunes. This week’s topics include; A Mariner’s Perspective Captain Kelly Sweeney, master mariner, monthly...

December 28, 2007
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Friday, December 21, 2007

Messing About In Ships Podcast – Interviews and Visits

This week’s highlights include: the introduction of a new feature, “A Mariner’s Perspective” with Master Mariner Captain Kelly Sweeney, monthly contributor to Professional Mariner magazine and author of From the...

December 21, 2007
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