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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

MED-PIC Moment : Unconscious, But No Trauma?

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.

Port Chicago explosion

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

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MacGregor's Hatlapa Brand is 95 Today

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November 2014 marks the 95th anniversary of MacGregor's Hatlapa brand. Since its foundation in 1919 by German engineer Max Hatlapa, the formerly independent

Maersk to Introduce Low Sulphur Surcharge

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  To offset the additional cost incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in Emission Control Areas, as required by the new regulation, Maersk Line will introduce a new Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS).

Rowan's Fleet Status Update

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Rowan Companies plc informed today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract details have been updated as of November 20, 2014.  Notable
 
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