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Dixie cup

Dixie cup
Traditional Navy headgear for more than 100 years

Making Self Study an Explicit Part of all Maritime Training - Part II

Making Self Study an Explicit Part of all Maritime Training - Part II
This article is the second in a series that discusses the often-ignored value of self study in maritime training. Making self study an explicit part of maritime training can help to equalize trainee abilities, backgrounds and language proficiency. It creates time for reflection and deeper learning. And, most importantly it can improve the quality and depth of training outcomes. Best of all, it is easy to implement and makes learning much more engaging.

Paraguay: New Hotbed of Marine Business

Paraguay: New Hotbed of Marine Business
A South American country not named “Brazil” poses good business prospects for boatbuilders and marine suppliers.


Gas warfare against cargo pests


A historic and cultural center of Malaysia, located on a strategic strait

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands
A group of small islands now separated politically into three segments

Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Tackles Big Issues

Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Tackles Big Issues
This week's annual meeting of the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) took place in Biloxi, Mississippi. with a theme of "Workforce Development: a Time for Change." Gulf Coast shipbuilders took on the challenges of recruiting, training and retaining the quality workforce necessary to keep today's shipbuilding boom alive for generations to come. MarPro's Joseph Keefe gave Wednesday's Keynote address, entitled, "Full & Competent Shipyard Employment: You CAN get there from here." The text of that speech is included below:

Shale Oil & Gas: Evolution of Revolution?

While the offshore oil and gas market remains active, signs suggest that the proliferation of shale oil and gas finds in the U.S. could dramatically impact the higher cost, deeper water offshore industry long term.

Liquid bulk trade sees rapid growth

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

Elephant seal

Elephant seal
A large, ocean-going seal, the male having a large proboscis

The legacy of APL on its parent, according to Drewry

The legacy of APL on its parent, according to Drewry
The line and the parent are on the right track, but more work is needed, says the consultancy

Adani’s Mundra Port hits 100 MMT mark

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

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AVEVA Provides Solutions to TOTAL E&P Nigeria Limited

Owner Operator standardizes on AVEVA Engineering & Design Solutions for increased efficiency on all new projects. AVEVA announced that TOTAL E&P

NATO Ships Sail to Baltic to Defend Allies

NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of measures to step up the defence of its eastern European allies in response to the Ukraine crisis,

MOL Ships Selected as "2013 Best Quality Ships”

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) has announced that the following four MOL-operated and managed vessels were selected for FY2013
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