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Fishing Vessels: Avoid Them and Avoid the Consequences

By MarEx 2017-06-16 21:53:19

12 miles off the coast of Cochin, India a small fishing boat bobbed in the sea. Perhaps the fishing was done for the day and the 14 Indian fishermen on board were resting,...

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Fleet Performance Management is No Quick Win

By Peter Mantel 2017-06-04 18:36:28

Fleet Performance Management (FPM) can drive efficiency improvements of up to 38 percent, but many shipowners and operators are finding that FPM is costing, rather than...


A First Impression of BIMCO's New KPI Software

By Erik Kravets 2017-05-28 19:17:49

At the Hamburg live demonstration of BIMCO’s new Key Performance Indicator (KPI) software, we were given a first hand look to a new interactive method for handling...


The Advantages of a More Flexible Workforce

By Mark Brown 2017-05-27 21:22:36

As offshore-focused businesses weather the unprecedented industry downturn, many companies servicing the sector are looking for ways to more efficiently manage costs in order...


The Navy's Software Frontier

By CIMSEC 2017-05-23 14:22:08

[By LT Travis Howard] Lieutenant Stacey Alto sits in the Joint Intelligence Center aboard the Wasp-class Amphibious Assault ship USS Essex. As the Force Intelligence Watch...


Unpacking the Details of the South China Sea Dispute

By CIMSEC 2017-05-19 14:10:33

[By Matthew Merighi] Join the latest episode of Sea Control for a conversation with Professor Vasco Becker-Weingberg of Universidad Nova in Lisbon, Portugal, about...


Harnessing Data to Boost Terminal Management

By Guille Carlos 2017-05-14 04:11:39

The global trend of digitization has begun to take hold in the maritime industry with an increasing number of ports turning to new technologies as a means to stay afloat in a...


Video: USS Carl Vinson with South Korean Warships

By MarEx 2017-05-05 12:58:12

[Brief] On Wednesday, the U.S. Navy posted new video footage of the carrier USS Carl Vinson and her escorts accompanied by two Republic of Korea destroyers,...


Beginning of the End for Hamburg Süd?

By Erik Kravets 2017-05-04 22:49:03

Maersk promised to maintain and build up the Hamburg Süd brand in the course of the 2017 acquisition of the Hamburg-based shipping line, which is known for its bold, red...


Modernizing Ferry Services With Best Practice Training

By Jeannie Tse 2017-05-03 21:32:37

In 2015, Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corp (APFC) embarked on a modernization initiative to improve their ferry services. Determined to make passenger well-being and...

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