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Falling Short:

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on May 25, 2011

Shoehorned into a narrow one-hour slot immediately preceding the Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress, the (feigned) importance of U.S. maritime regulatory policies became all-too-obvious during a subcommittee hearing largely comprised of grandstanding by various house members.

A Glimmer of Hope

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on April 27, 2011

It wasn’t too long ago that – for seemingly the umpteenth time – I lambasted the U.S. Maritime Administration and its DOT parent for its continued, abject neglect of the domestic maritime industry. I won’t apologize for any of it and I stand behind every word of every article.

When, Why and Where Pilot Rate Hikes Make Sense

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on January 5, 2011

In most places where compulsory pilotage for deep draft vessels is the rule, the news that pilot rates will be going up is met with staunch opposition and a laundry list of reasons why that’s a bad idea. Typically, that’s also accompanied by…