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Updated Articles and Resources

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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • What is Ballast Water? Created: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A ballast water system is essential for the safe operation of a ship, but these systems can cause significant threats to the environment and local economy." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • The Future of Cruise Ships and Cruising Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      New Technologies Will Change the Cruise Experience for Passengers in Ways That Will Enhance the Time Aboard Ship and on Shore.
    • Manage Risk With MOSA and BOQA Systems Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Tools and techniques to manage risks at all levels of decision making are being adopted by passenger lines and other high risk operators.
    • Weekly Piracy Report May 16, 2011 Created: Monday, May 16, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Weekly Piracy Report May 9, 2011. Our Weekly Piracy Report Lists Ongoing Hostage Situations on Board Ships Worldwide. Information About Recent Crime Against Ships Will be Included Once the Informat...
    • Weekly Piracy Report May 9, 2011 Created: Sunday, May 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Weekly Piracy Report May 9, 2011. Our Weekly Piracy Report Lists Ongoing Hostage Situations on Board Ships Worldwide. Information About Recent Crime Against Ships Will be Included Once the Informat...
    • LCS Program Update Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Funding for the U.S. Navy’s LCS Program Began in 2005 With Expectations of a Fast Surface Ship Replacement With Modular Mission Capability.
    • Adoption of Aircraft Management Technology by the Maritime Industry Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Several Technologies Used to Track Movements of Aircraft Around the Globe are Well Suited for Use Managing Ship Traffic. MONALISA and MOSAT are Two Emerging Examples of Data Driven Traffic Management.
    • NTSB Cruise Ship Safety Forum 2014 Summary Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Day Two of a Two Day Meeting of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board Covering Cruise Ship Safety Practices Under Development.
    • Will MES Replace Lifeboats? Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Will Marine Evacuation Systems Replace Lifeboats on Cruise Ships?
    • The Future of Cruise Ship Safety Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Technology in several areas will make cruise ships of the future safer than ever before without burdens to the passenger on vacation.
    • What is the Jones Act? Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Amendments to the Jones Act, or Merchant Marine Act of 1920, Continue to Offer Protections to U.S. Sailors and Ship Builders.
    • IMO Ballast Water Management Convention - Participating Nations Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      This is a list of Nations Participating in the International Maritime Organization Ballast Water Management Convention Before Ratification.
    • Bubble Deicing Circulation Systems Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn to Install and Maintain a Bubble Circulation System to Protect Docks and Equipment From Shifting Ice.
    • Weekly Piracy Report May 23, 2011 Created: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Weekly Piracy Report May 23, 2011. Our Weekly Piracy Report Lists Ongoing Hostage Situations on Board Ships Worldwide. Information About Recent Crimes Against Ships Will be Included Once the Inform...
    • Electric Motor Deicing Circulation Systems Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn to Install and Use a Deicing Motor Circulation System to Protect Your Vessel or Infrastructure from Shifting Ice.
    • Weekly Piracy Report May 2, 2011 Created: Monday, May 02, 2011 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Weekly Piracy Report May 2, 2011. Our Weekly Piracy Report Lists Ongoing Hostage Situations on Board Ships Worldwide. Information About Recent Crime Against Ships Will be Included Once the Informat...
    • Do We Need the Nicaraguan Canal? Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      It will be beneficial in the long term if it can overcome short term difficulties.
    • How to Get Your USCG Six Pack Charter License Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Apply for the Credential that Allows You to Work on Charter Boats with less than Six Passengers.
    • McMurdo Group Profile Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn About the New McMurdo Group
    • What is an EPIRB Distress Radio Beacon? Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn About the Operation of the Radio Distress System and EPIRB Construction.
    • Operation of the COSPAS-SARSAT System Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      See how a Distress Signal Travels from Beacon to SAR Responders.
    • Portvision Evolution and Products Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      Portvision Overview and Use in the Maritime Industry
    • Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel - PCASP on Ships Created: Thursday, October 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Official Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on Ships (PCASP) Requirements for Costal Operation and Ports.
    • Maritime Classification Society Listings Created: Sunday, April 10, 2011 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Maritime Classification Society Functions and Responsibilities. Maritime Classification Society Listing and Information With Website Links. Maritime Classification Society Questions? Look Here.
    • Maritime Piloting Challenges - Wind and Waves Created: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Learn About the Challenges Maritime Pilots Encounter When Facing High Winds and Waves. Understand Terms Like Fetch, Isobar, and Compression Band." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Contact Paul Bruno About.Com Guide to Maritime Created: Monday, May 16, 2011 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Contact Information for About.Com Guide to Maritime Paul Bruno. Email, Phone, and Fax Information to contact Paul Bruno About.Com Guide to Maritime.
    • What You Need to Know About Maritime Security and Sea Piracy Created: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      The First Decade of the New Century Showed Maritime Security Professionals That Piracy is Still a Major Threat to Life and Property." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Marine Diesel Engines Come in Two Common Varieties; Two Stroke and Four Stroke. See the Differences and Pros and Cons of Each Configuration.
    • What is Ship Breaking? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Ship Breaking is the Name Given to the Process of Dismantling a Ship for Scrap. Ship Salvage is Dirty and Dangerous Work and Conditions Range from Good to Frightening.
    • Tips for Sizing a Battery Bank Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Battery Use and Sizing Guidelines are Sometimes Confusing and Complex. An Exact Calculation of Needs isn’t Always Necessary to Make a Wise Purchase.
    • Costa Concordia Update 2014 Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Two Years have Passed Since the Cruise Ship Costa Concordia Wrecked Due to Negligence Just Off the Coast of the Italian Island of Giglio. Salvage Operations have Doubled in Cost and the Wreck is Still an Environmental Hazard.
    • Wartsila Marine Profile Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Wartsila is a Global Provider of Equipment to Energy and Marine Industries. Founded in 1834 in the Town of Tohmajarvi, Finland; it Now Produces the World’s Largest Engine.

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