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RV Mirai

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 23, 2014

The Japanese Government’s oceanographic research vessel Mirai, at 8,687 GT and a length of 421 feet, is one of the largest vessels of its type in the world. The ship, originally named Mutsu when launched in 1970, was one of only four nuclear…

Making Self Study an Explicit Part of All Maritime Training

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on March 24, 2014

Maritime Training: The full library of maritime training articles can be found here.Blog Notifications: For the latest maritime training articles, visit our company blog here. You can receive notifications of new articles on our company blog…

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 12, 2014

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) achieved his first political office when he won election as a New York State Senator in 1910. As a result of his vigorous support of Woodrow Wilson’s successful campaign for the presidency in 1912, Franklin was put forward as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy…

Museu de Marinha

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on June 3, 2014

Museu de Marinha is located in the Belém District of Lisbon, near the banks of the Tagus River (Rio Tejo). Administered by the Portuguese Navy, the small museum focuses on the nation’s rich maritime history. Prince Henry the Navigator (1394…

Low emission scheme could hurt Hong Kong

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on November 20, 2013

In the first nine months of this year, Shenzhen port handled almost a million boxes more than Hong Kong. There is little doubt that it will move past its neighbour into the world's third busiest container port by the time the New Year bubbly is raised.

Security cost is the legacy of September 11

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on September 7, 2011

On a bright September morning in New York 10 years ago, transportation’s age of innocence came to a crashing end. From that point on, the efficient transport of passengers and cargo from country to country vanished, replaced by costly and cumbersome security systems that continue to frustrate.

Subsea Technology Development in Brazil - The Birth of a New Local Industry

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on December 31, 2010

Subsea technology companies have been operating in Brazil for many years. FMC Technologies for example has been in Brazil since 1956 and currently has two manufacturing facilities in Rio de Janeiro and one service base in Macaé (Northeast of the city of Rio).

Greatship takes delivery of MPSSV

Posted to Greatship takes delivery of MPSSV (by Joseph Fonseca) on December 23, 2009

Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte. Ltd. (GGOS) has taken delivery of Greatship Maya, a Multipurpose Platform Supply and Support Vessel (MPSSV), from Keppel Singmarine Pte. Ltd., Singapore. Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte. Ltd (GGOS)…