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Lessons from the Sky
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.

Posted to Maritime Casualties by Gregory Trauthwein on 6/25/2014 11:38:24 AM | with 1 comments


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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.



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INTERVIEW: Paal Johansen, DNV GL - Maritime
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.

Posted to Maritime Professional Interviews by Gregory Trauthwein on 4/24/2014 11:31:06 AM | with 0 comments


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Importers and exporters of the liquid bulk trade in India are bullish and have major expansion plans

Posted to Liquid bulk trade sees rapid growth by Joseph Fonseca on 4/2/2014 4:03:50 PM | with 0 comments


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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

Posted to Adani’s Mundra Port hits 100 MMT mark by Joseph Fonseca on 3/31/2014 3:47:02 PM | with 0 comments


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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



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The Cargo Summit 2014 envisages bright prospects for the logistics sector provided the industry makes the right approach

Posted to Integrating India’s Transport Network by Joseph Fonseca on 3/24/2014 2:58:37 PM | with 0 comments


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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



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IRS, Wartsila and Yanmar feature innovations at the Annual meet organized by the Institution of Marine Engineers (I)

Posted to IME(I) Annual Meet focuses on innovations by Joseph Fonseca on 3/10/2014 4:15:19 PM | with 0 comments


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Taking the speedy growth route is Anglo Eastern’s way of keeping ahead of competition.



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