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Ship yards
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Discussion Folder created by Jacob Wesenberg-Lund on 2012/6/5 7:15:47 PM | 0 Discussions | 7 Watchers
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A place to discuss construction, classification, repair, etc - anything to do with vessels.
Discussion Folder created by Murray Goldberg on 2012/6/4 1:25:21 AM | 4 Discussions | 18 Watchers
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Post any maritime job opening here! Just click "Create Discussion".
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Discussion Folder created by Murray Goldberg on 2012/5/30 9:31:07 PM | 6 Discussions | 18 Watchers
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Is systems approach to safety the right approach in the maritime environment?
ISM Code Section requires the Company to identify all risks in the operation of their ships. This is not a one time activity. It requires principles of resilience engineering to fully meet the requirements of Section The sinking of the ill fated US flagged vessel the El Faro in 2015 is a pointer to the urgent need for the industry to make up for this deficiency. It requires certain specific organizational capabilities.
Question asked by Captain Ravi Varma on 2018/7/13 5:40:48 PM | 0 Answers
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Advantages of adding an additional Port Call
In the even that a Container Line ships a weekly container liner service from South Africa to Far East Ports and and additional call at the port of Colombo to it's schedule, what would these advantages be to existing clients and what would you advise your clients on their exports when informing them of this change during the vessel's schedule?
Question asked by Tate Keet on 2018/3/21 4:01:26 PM | 0 Answers
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Introduce yourself here!
Welcome one and all. I am Murray Goldberg, CEO of Marine Learning Systems and the architect (and maintainer) of the Maritime Mentoring site. I'd like to thank all of the amazing mentor volunteers for providing their expertise to the next generation of maritime professional. Please join our site, introduce yourself here (by replying to this message), and then start asking, mentoring, discussing, answering, connecting, sharing, and in general making the maritime community the best it can possibly be! Best regards - Murray
Discussion by Murray Goldberg on 2012/5/28 10:57:46 PM Last modified on 2012/6/20 6:52:53 AM | 71 Replies | 3139 Views
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Delivering a Ship Panama - Canada
Hello- I recently became a mate, and I am currently working as a 2nd mate on the Great Lakes in Canada. I will be joining a new ship in Panama in October to bring her up to Canada. I have never worked outside of the Great Lakes, so I was wondering what kind of information I should maybe look up/practice before this voyage. (ie. azimuths, or publications, tide tables). Just some things that would be useful to know for this voyage. Thanks! Kelsey
Question asked by Kelsey Wade on 2015/8/4 11:40:49 PM | 2 Answers
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Hello group I am John Grace. I have been in the marine industry for over forty years and can offer knowledge and guidance on the functioning of the industry and, with a specialty in Electrical Engineering am willing to act as mentor to those in need. If anyone needs guidance/ support/ advice on matters relative to electrical engineering, ship operations, ship construction please do not hesitate to contact me.
Discussion by JOHN GRACE on 2012/12/23 8:24:25 PM | 7 Replies | 980 Views
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