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Navigational Question in the Digital Age

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Asking the Navigational Question: What do I need to know? What am I looking at? What are my options?   The practices of marine navigation in the digital age may be trending away from navigation. Not

Risk Management and the Human Element

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Even as ship vetting and risk management techniques evolve, defining the human element of the equation nevertheless remains ever elusive.   If the vast majority of shipping casualties are a function of ‘human error,

New LNG Carrier Delivered to MISC Berhad

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MISC Berhad (MISC) held the naming and delivery ceremony of its new LNG carrier, Seri Camellia. The 150,200 cu. m. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier is the first in a series of five MOSS-Type LNG carriers ordered from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.

Shipbuilding

Why Should I Care About Thermal Insulation?

Photo: Thermal Structures, Inc.

Compliance, Safety, Insurance, Emissions & Maintenance   There are a million important things to

Vane Brothers’ New Tug Baltimore Enters Service

Baltimore (Photo: Vane Brothers)

Vane Brothers said it has taken delivery of its newest tugboat, Baltimore, named for the city in

Vessel Spotlight: RV Meen Shandhani

PHOTO: Department of Fisheries in Bangladesh / International Maritime Consultants (IMC) / Sumber Samudra Sdn Bhd.

RV Meen Shandhani: International FRV for Bangladesh     IMC’s latest fisheries research and survey

Contracts

New Search for Polymetallic Sulphides in the Indian Ocean

Photo: International Seabed Authority

The International Seabed Authority and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration

Saudis Gamble with Price, Hope to Keep Market Share

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries surprised oil traders and analysts by announcing a production deal following a hastily convened extraordinary meeting in

Mexico, Cuba, U.S. to Negotiate Gulf 'Doughnut Hole' Rights

Officials from Mexico, the United States and Cuba met on Thursday for a second round of talks on the limits of the Western Polygon, an oil-rich area in the waters of the Gulf of

Technology

ROV Tech File: Meet the Phantom T5 Defender

(Image: Deep Ocean)

Homeland security, law enforcement, military and search and rescue organizations in every region

Dometic Showcasing New Products at IBEX

Dometic Marine, a division of Dometic Group, will showcase a variety of new products at the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), Oct. 4-6 in Tampa, Fla.

Fastwave’s Voyager to Be Used in the Ocean Cleanup Project

Voyager Drifter Buoy (Image: Fastwave)

The Ocean Cleanup Project is developing technology to extract plastic and other debris floating in

Legal

Subchapter M: Post Publication Highlights

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An extra T in TSMS, nowhere left to hide from systems documentation, and an emphasis on continuous

Interview: Aaron Smith Zeroes in on the Offshore Sector

Aaron Smith

Insights: Aaron Smith - President and CEO, Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA); Executive

Stakeholders Discuss Use of HFO in the Arctic

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) held a public listening session in Washington D.C. on September 27, 2016 to address ships’ use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic

People & Company News

C-Innovation, 1Diamond Announce Joint Venture

C-Innovation, LLC, an Edison Chouest Offshore affiliated company, and 1Diamond, LLC, a Quanta Services, Inc. subsidiary, have jointly created C-Diamond, LLC

Chittagong Port Strike Postponed

Photo: Chittagong Port Authority

The Prime Mover-Trailer Owners Workers Unity Council of Chittagong Oikya Parishad has postponed

FMC Collects $338,000 In Penalty Payments

Photo: FMC

Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed

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