Maritime Flags of Convenience Visualized

  We recently decided to get to work on some maritime visualizations. Above is a bubble graph I created representing the number of ships registered to each flag state.   This graph is even more interesting, it shows the number of ships registered to each country by foreign owners. Notice the Flags of Convenience? Some will also be … [Read more...]

Jensen Maritime Launches Google+ Page

Company Invites Fans to Follow Company for Latest News, Photos and More Jensen Maritime, a Crowley Maritime Corp. company, announced today the launching of a company Google+ page, which can be found by clicking here, or by typing +Crowley Maritime into the Google+ search field. Crowley will use Google+ as a place for connecting with company fans, customers, vendors and … [Read more...]

Portfire40 names first inductee: The Banksy of shipping?

Editors note: The new Portfire40 Series will portray those people in the maritime industry that possess "alternative power" having exhibited a lasting impact on the industry by the novelty and vigor of their thinking, the strength of their passion for improvement and the impact they have on the community, as voted on by a number of leading industry publications and … [Read more...]

Shipserv launches new “deals” website

The marine and offshore online chandlery Shipserv today announced that is has launched a "deals" website, rightfully called  The site is a first of its kind for the marine industry and allows buyers to access, and browse for, attractive promotions and best deals on maritime brands, products and services. The idea is similar to some of the group discount … [Read more...]