While the NTSB blames pilot error in the deadly Asiana airline crash, it also offered some interesting insights regarding the role of sophisticated new automated controls. The maritime market should pay heed.
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There are approximately 40 shipyards in the United States that are currently performing maritime construction and building vessels of 140 feet or longer. These vessels range from super-large oceangoing ships such as cargo ships and oil tankers to smaller vessels such as workboats and commercial fishing vessels.
In the Q1 edition of Maritime Professional (http://digitalmagazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MaritimeProfessional/201403/) we published a “Class Roundtable” with various head of class. Room did not permit for full answers from every participant, so please find here the complete interview with Paal Johansen, Head of the Americas Region for DNV GL – Maritime.
Importers and exporters of the liquid bulk trade in India are bullish and have major expansion plans
Mundra port becomes the only commercial port in India to achieve the throughput of 100 million metric tonnes and that too within a span of 12 years of commencement
Converting two vessels into training ships is the latest proposal being considered by the government for making available additional training slots on board for cadets to acquire their required sea time experience
The Cargo Summit 2014 envisages bright prospects for the logistics sector provided the industry makes the right approach
GlobalMET considers knowledge, training, skill; experience and professional attitude as factors that could help mariners play a productive role and adhere to a safer and secure course
IRS, Wartsila and Yanmar feature innovations at the Annual meet organized by the Institution of Marine Engineers (I)
Taking the speedy growth route is Anglo Eastern’s way of keeping ahead of competition.