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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Fundraising Drive to Support Families of Guardians in Helicopter Tragedy

Posted to Coast Guard Foundation Launches Fundraising Drive (by Jocelyn Redfern) on July 12, 2010

Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today a fundraising drive for its emergency Family Disaster Relief…

Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on May 25, 2010

Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most famous scientists and explorers of the nineteenth century. Today, he is best known for the Humboldt Current off the west coast of South America (which he was the first to fully appreciate and document)…

Registration of BBCD vessel under Indian flag opposed

Posted to Registration of BBCD vessel under Indian flag opposed (by Joseph Fonseca) on May 19, 2010

With foreign shipping companies like American Eagle Tankers, dredging giants, and others getting set to flag in their vessels, Indian ship owners have raised their pitch against the move by the government to allow registration of ships acquired through the bare boat cum charter demise (BBCD) route.