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James Rhodes's Profile

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Employment Status

Company Employee

Professional Interests

Corporate Communications, Harbor Patrol, Marketing (Marine), Navigation / Communication Equipment, Operations, Positioning Devices, Safety & Fire Protection, Sensors & Transducers, Shipboard Electronics & Automation, Simulators & Trainers, Telemetry Systems, Transponders, Weather Routing

Trade Events

CMA, Advertise, International Workboat Show, MACC, Norshipping, Sea Air Space, Seawork, SMM, SNAME

Associations and Organizations

IMAREST, National Marine Electronics Association, RINA


US Flag Merchant Marine

Downsizing U.S. Merchant Marine Undermines Security

Posted to US Flag Merchant Marine (by James Rhodes) on November 8, 2012

In an op-ed column published today in Defense News, two former MarAd administrators argue persuasively for maintaining a robust U.S. flag fleet as a key element in national security. They call for support of a bipartisan bill introduced in Congress…


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Posted to SHIPPINGInsight (by James Rhodes) on October 7, 2013

Executives from 20 shipping companies and 40 expert panelists will share case studies on improving efficiency in ship operations with an expected 100 registered delegates at the 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference, at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 22-24.

It's not all gloom and doom

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight (by James Rhodes) on September 18, 2013

After a steady diet of stories in the maritime trade press about shipping companies teetering on the verge of insolvency, it was refreshing to read the latest news from Neptune Orient Line (Lloyd’s List, Sept. 2). The Singapore-based shipowner…

Gloomy News

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight (by James Rhodes) on September 4, 2013

If you want a snapshot of the state of the shipowning business, just look at the headlines in the August 16 issue of Lloyd’s List, reporting on quarterly earnings reports from publicly held shipowners. Stephen Chen, spokesman for Taipei-listed U-Ming, summed it up nicely.

Half full or half empty

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight (by James Rhodes) on August 22, 2013

There are indications that the shipping industry is starting to emerge, however tenuously, from the doldrums of the last six years, but signals are mixed. Moore Stephens reported in June that shipping confidence has risen to its highest point since 2010.

LNG Issues to Be Addressed at SHIPPINGInsight 2013

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight (by James Rhodes) on March 27, 2013

The producers of SHIPPINGInsight Conferences have announced that Anthony Chiarello, president and CEO of TOTE, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference, October 22-24, in Stamford, Conn. TOTE has placed orders for two new LNG-powered containerships at NASSCO…