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Solving Tomorrow’s Workforce Crisis – Today

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on October 8, 2015

This year’s North American World Maritime Day at the MITAGS facility in Linthicum Heights, MD notably featured the ‘big three’ of the domestic maritime policy, regulatory and legislative sectors – all on one day.Linthicum Heights, MD: On Tuesday, U.S.

Placozoa

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 6, 2015

known animals ever and may well be the most primitive extant animal. (0.000984 inches). stomach, no eyes, and no brain (resembling some politicians). front or back, no left or right. the smallest amount of DNA ever measured in an animal. different types in three distinct layers. cell types.

Spotted handfish

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 2, 2015

near Hobart, Tasmania. preferring coarse to fine sand habitats. It is cream in color, with numerous dusky spots or stripes. inches. using its highly adapted pectoral fins. rather than fingers. with close-set, non-overlaying scales. prey. shellfish, shrimp, and worms found on or near the bottom.

Brittle star

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 29, 2015

related to the starfish, which it superficially resembles. reach up to two feet in length. in feeding. depths. shallow water to depths of up to 6,000 feet. during the day. the brittle star is sharply distinct from the arms. including the organs of reproduction, digestion, and respiration.

The Up [?] Side of Climate Change

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 28, 2015

It turns out that climate change and global warming IS real.I know this because a recently reported study led by scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) has offered that penguin populations in the Galapagos Islands have doubled because of it.

Battle of Grand Port

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 25, 2015

Indiamen. sides. Wars. commemorated on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. the British Isles. Indian Ocean problem. Rowley was placed in command. region – Mauritius being the other. other frigates to attack the French forces off Mauritius. on the coast of Mauritius.

The Most Unfortunate Term in Maritime Training: “There is No Replacement for Face to Face Training”

Posted to Maritime Training Issues with Murray Goldberg (by Murray Goldberg) on September 23, 2015

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…

Enewetak Atoll

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 22, 2015

Marshall Islands. 40 small islands grouped around a large and deep lagoon. two square miles, with a mean elevation of ten feet above sea level. individuals. the atoll submerged slowly millions of years ago. its edges. the basis for the atoll. been inhabited for about 3,000 years.

Empire ships

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 18, 2015

noncombatant ships built in or for Britain during World War II. freighters and tankers. carried one (or up to four) aircraft for responding to U-boat attacks. launched by means of a rocket-propelled catapult. indigenous oil reserves. smaller yards. vessels and as tankers.

ARA Almirante Irizar

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 15, 2015

largest vessels in the Argentine Navy. 1979, where it replaced the older icebreaker ARA General San Martin. (1869-1935). guided the modernization of the Navy. the ice off the Antarctic Peninsula. seasonal stations. the resupply and maintenance of these facilities. icebreakers.

Trilobite

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 11, 2015

history, but it is now extinct. it undoubtedly arose much earlier. marine waters of the earth. perished. months). seems to be habitat loss, as sea levels worldwide receded. an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages. segmented and articulated thorax; and a fused tail or pygidium.

Short Sea Shipping Strategies

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 9, 2015

Advocacy First, Recognize Opportunities and then, Spring into Action.Way back in 2013, when the U.S. Maritime Administration finally got around to naming Paul “Chip” Jaenichen (whose last name I can finally spell without looking it up, 2.5 years later) as the permanent U.S.

Jan Mayen

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 8, 2015

Ocean. residents, but this can rise to 35 during the summer months. Jan Mayen Microcontinent. of the Eurasian Plate. volcano. one square mile of land mass to the island. rapid succession. island prior to 1614. island as a summer whaling station through the 1630s. whalers.

Bristlemouth

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 4, 2015

also residing in polar waters albeit in smaller numbers. avoiding surface waters and extreme depths. sides of its body. bristle-like teeth. from one inch to almost a foot in length. bristlemouth fish in the oceans. 1872-1876. large numbers of bristlemouth. Scattering Layer.

Gough Island

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on September 1, 2015

America while a mere 1,500 miles from Africa. group. Overseas Territory of St. Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha. new individuals each year. and its outlying rocks cover approximately 35 square miles. to a height of almost 3,000 feet. while on a voyage from Portugal to India. Charles Gough.

Henry Every

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on August 28, 2015

from the business and enjoy his ill-gotten gains. famous for providing England with a large percentage of its seafarers. dishonorable. and mutinied. and Every was elected captain. plundering ships off West Africa, they moved into the Indian Ocean. and joined up with a number of other pirates.

The Maritime Person of the Year

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on August 27, 2015

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s annual salute to ‘the person of the year’ this year spotlights McAllister Towing and Transportation Co. and its leadership team.Set for September 10, 2015, MMA’s Salute to the Maritime Person of the Year…

Enewetak Atoll

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on August 25, 2015

Marshall Islands. 40 small islands grouped around a large and deep lagoon. two square miles, with a mean elevation of ten feet above sea level. individuals. the atoll submerged slowly millions of years ago. its edges. the basis for the atoll. been inhabited for about 3,000 years.

Thomas Tew

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on August 25, 2015

pirate voyage. birth are unknown, but he was certainly British. 1680’s and may have been married and may have had two daughters. marque, allowing him to attack French and Spanish merchant vessels. at the mouth of the Gambia River. turn to piracy. Town and Madagascar. the Ottoman Empire.

Bartholomew Roberts

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on August 21, 2015

captured. (birthname John Roberts), he were to sea at an early age. stead throughout his life. trade. ship was captured by pirates. rewards. could not understand. ransom. ruse and killed the pirate captain when he came ashore. captain. population, and stole almost all items of value.