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Marad’s Crown Jewel: v2 – a work in progress…

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on December 14, 2011

You have to ask yourself – what’s the hurry? The urgency with which the U.S. Department of Transportation and its usually ineffective Maritime Administration seem to be intent on reinventing the wheel on the campus of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is simply breathtaking.

Finding the Right Ship; Eliminating the Wrong Ones…

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on June 1, 2011

The US Coast Guard’s recent release (May 26th) of its 2010 Annual Port State Control Report is an interesting document and a good read. As a broad overview, the report shows “a continued improvement in Flag Administration, recognized organization and vessel performance during 2010…

Darwin Sets Sail: Survival of the Fittest for Ocean Shipping

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 6, 2010

To my way of thinking, the world’s ocean shipping industry – spanning all modal varieties and subspecialties – has evolved (however unevenly) over the course of the past 100 years in three separate and distinct phases. Now well into the final stage…

U.S. Coast Guard: Cherry-Picking is Not an Option

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 1, 2010

Responding directly to our August 10th article entitled, “STCW Compliance: will we or won’t we,” the U.S. Coast Guard’s Director of National and International Standards has affirmed the U.S. position on STCW compliance, especially as it relates…