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Amphidromic point

Amphidromic point
The point in an oceanic basin with zero tidal range

Maine Maritime Academy

Maine Maritime Academy
One of six state maritime training colleges

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
The second oldest state maritime college

Chimaera

Chimaera
The oldest extant group of fishes

The Inspection and Survey Company in Vietnam Asia Global

The Inspection and Survey Company in Vietnam Asia Global
The Inspection and Survey Company in Vietnam Asia Global: AIM Control is Third Party Inspection in providing commodity inspection services, marine survey and consultant, tally, P&I Correspondents, insured cargo and marine claim investigation & adjusting, diving works and underwater hull cleaning, vendor expediting and mechanical inspection services, testing, quality Control, certification, independent surveyors and inspectors based in Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Asia, Europe, the Middle East Anywhere of Countries. Our Local Email: inspection@aimcontrolgroup.com, aimcontrol@hotmail.com, cell: +84903615612.

Local Tragedy – Global Implications for Seafarers Everywhere

Local Tragedy – Global Implications for Seafarers Everywhere
The South Korean ferry tragedy is destined to become another watershed event for the maritime industry – and its seafarers.

Flying fish

Flying fish
The marine counterpart to the flying squirrel

USS Maine

USS Maine
A transitional warship remembered for its tragic loss

Mascarene Islands

Mascarene Islands
A group of islands, reefs, and submerged banks in the southwest Indian Ocean

Sea otter

Sea otter
The adorable aquatic weasel

FLA Pilot Rate Reductions: not so fast …

FLA Pilot Rate Reductions: not so fast …
The push to reduce some pilotage rates in the port of Miami has at least temporarily run hard aground.

Port Chicago mutiny

Port Chicago mutiny
A 1944 work stoppage at Mare Island Naval Shipyard by survivors of the Port Chicago explosion

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OW Tanker Taken Over By Newly Created Company

OW Tanker, a unit of bankrupt OW Bunker and owner of its marine fuel supply ships, has been taken over by a newly-created company, the fleet manager told Reuters on Wednesday.

MSC Approves SOLAS Amendments

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BIMCO to Develop Standard Term Sheet for Ship Finance

BIMCO announced its intention to develop a standard term sheet to assist the shipping industry in the creation of ship financing documentation.    The
 
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