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Maine Maritime Academy
One of six state maritime training colleges

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Massachusetts Maritime Academy
The second oldest state maritime college

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/18/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Chimaera
The oldest extant group of fishes

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/14/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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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.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 11/13/2014 7:50:43 AM | with 0 comments


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Flying fish
The marine counterpart to the flying squirrel

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/11/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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USS Maine
A transitional warship remembered for its tragic loss

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/7/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/4/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Sea otter
The adorable aquatic weasel

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/31/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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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.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 10/30/2014 8:53:31 PM | with 1 comments


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

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/28/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Mariners are the first-responders in the maritime industry. They are the EMTs, firefighters, paramedics and emergency room personnel while on the water - and sometimes it’s all they have.

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 10/26/2014 3:52:27 AM | with 0 comments


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Port Chicago explosion
A huge munitions explosion during World War II with a high loss of life

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/24/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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The Crude Oil Markets are Changing
The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) Says that You Should Care. The reasons why are all good.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 10/21/2014 4:58:59 PM | with 0 comments


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Battle of the Shimonoseki Straits
A little-known 1863 battle between the US Navy and Japanese forces

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Near Misses: Saving Ourselves One Miss at a Time......
"Near-miss : A sequence of events and/or conditions that could have resulted in loss. This loss was prevented only by a fortuitous break in the chain of events and/or conditions. The potential loss could have been human injury, environmental damage or negative business impact (e.g., repair or replacement costs, scheduling delays, contract violations, loss of reputation)." - International Maritime Organization

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 10/18/2014 4:15:39 AM | with 2 comments


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Attu Island
A remote Alaska island with a bloody history

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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STS Sedov
World’s largest sail training ship

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/14/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Barge launching with marine airbags from carrier deck
In September 2014, Eversafe Marine worked together with Indonesian PMG corporation, launched one 230 feet barge from the deck of one 300 feet barge with marine airbags. www.eversafe-marine.com

Posted to Eversafe Marine by song Tom on 10/14/2014 4:21:04 AM | with 0 comments


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Bitts & Splices
Just back from yet another road trip, I find myself looking at a number of interesting stories on the waterfront. And, because I couldn’t decide which one to zero in on, I decided to talk about them all. From my porthole, there’s never a dull moment on the waterfront.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 10/10/2014 12:53:37 PM | with 0 comments


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Coast Guard Foundation NYC Event a Success
The Coast Guard Foundation held its 34th Annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard last night in New York City, an event that raised more than $1m for the Foundation that helps Coast Guard families.

Posted to Coast Guard Foundation by Gregory Trauthwein on 10/10/2014 10:50:32 AM | with 0 comments


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Heard Island and McDonald Islands
A subantarctic volcanic archipelago

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/10/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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MV Mikhail Dudin
Carrier of highly enriched uranium cargoes

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/7/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Sponge
A stationary marine filter-feeder found in all the world’s oceans

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/3/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Henry J. Kaiser
Father of modern American shipbuilding

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 9/30/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Manta ray
Sometimes described as devilfish, they are actually filter feeders

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 9/26/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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RV Mirai
One of the largest oceanographic research vessels in the world

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 9/23/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. captjillsjourneys.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/happy-international-talk-like-a-pirate-day/

Posted to Capt Jills Journeys by Jill Friedman on 9/19/2014 8:21:11 PM | with 0 comments


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Summing Up SMM
Savvy Partnerships represent a Resurgent Maritime Industry at the World’s Largest Maritime Trade Show in Hamburg, Germany. SMM’s Record Turnout is ample proof that global shipping is alive and well.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 9/19/2014 11:46:21 AM | with 0 comments


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Sumner Increase Kimball
General Superintendent of the Life-Saving Service

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 9/19/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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