Monday, April 23, 2018

Risk And Reward At Sea

By Captain George Livingstone – Choosing to be a professional mariner is more than a professional choice, it’s a life choice.  There are few other professions like it.  The stress and...

April 23, 2018
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ships: A Risky Business

By Captain George Livingstone – One of the worst storms I ever recall was a winter day off the coast of Oregon. We were transiting northbound with a loaded Salt barge when...

November 8, 2017
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Monday, July 3, 2017
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Five (Or More) Short Blasts – On Sounding The Danger Signal

This is PART 3 of a series about the COLREGs. Scroll down for links to Part 1 & 2  by Captain  Grant H. Livingstone The Grand Daddy of COLREGs debate and interpretation...

July 3, 2017
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Oil Services Must Take On More Risk, Petrofac CEO Warns

Oil service companies will have to assume more risk in the coming years as investor pressure and a flat crude price make oil company clients push harder to avoid delays on megaprojects, the chief executive of FTSE 100 contractor Petrofac said.

February 26, 2014
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Friday, July 1, 2011
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Coast Guard to use risk-based targeting to enhance oversight of offshore drilling

WASHINGTON – To complement its existing safety inspection regime for foreign-flagged vessels operating in U.S. waters, the U.S. Coast Guard Friday announced an additional layer of risk-based safety oversight for...

July 1, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011

NAVY: Risk Management Key to Mitigating Mishaps in 2011

NORFOLK (NNS) — Following the holiday season, Sailors and Marines across the fleet are returning from leave and getting back to the regular routine at their duty stations in January...

January 6, 2011
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Friday, October 15, 2010

Health Effects Of Working The Night Shift – A Cause Of Concern

Photo by OneEighteen We have some bad news to report for mates working the 00-04 watch. Like UV rays and diesel exhaust fumes, working the graveyard shift will soon be...

October 15, 2010
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