Jim Romeo

Jim Romeo

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Jim Romeo is a freelance writer based out of Virginia, who specializes in maritime and finance. He is a regular contributor to The Maritime Executive website and magazine.

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Coatings are Big Business

By Jim Romeo 2014-12-22 16:13:59

Marine and offshore vessels operate in the most corrosion-prone of all environments – salt water – and the demands placed upon coatings manufacturers can be daunting: fuel economy, environmental compliance, and protection from corrosion, to name...

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Safe Passage

By Jim Romeo 2014-04-06 23:13:00

In January 2012 the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan coast in Italy with 4,252 passengers and crew onboard. Thirty-two of them died – twice the total of fatalities between 2005 and 2010.  

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Moving the “Cold Chain”

By Jim Romeo 2014-02-14 15:45:00

Walk into any grocery store in the United States and you may find bananas from Central America or the Philippines, pineapples from Brazil, blueberries from Argentina, grapes from Chile, and lamb from Australia. Nearly $6 billion of...

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Game Changer

By Jim Romeo 2013-10-18 09:50:00

In Savannah, Georgia a heavy lift ship carries a series of bigger, taller cranes to bolster the lifting and cargo capacity of the port. Savannah, like several other container ports on the East Coast, is investing...

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Game Changer

By Jim Romeo 2013-10-01 16:22:00

​​ In Savannah, Georgia a heavy lift ship carries a series of bigger, taller cranes to bolster the lifting and cargo capacity of the port. Savannah, like several other container ports on the...

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Larry Kiern

By Jim Romeo 2013-08-26 13:49:00

Larry Kiern is perhaps best known to readers of The Maritime Executive as the author of the widely acclaimed “Washington Insider” column. Inside the Beltway, however, he is known as one of the country’s top maritime lawyers. Chambers USA...

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Workhorses of the Sea

By Jim Romeo 2013-08-02 15:19:00

During the 2009 Transpac Race from the West Coast to Hawaii, the Pasha America Ro/Ro vessel Jean Anne assisted the producers of the documentary Morning Light, a Disney film that highlighted a young crew of sailors participating in this biennial race....

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