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dynamic responses determine stability at sea
Trim and Stability calculations perform a static snap shot of stability. Stability underway is quite different and can best be determined by measuring dynamic responses as a vessel transits in wind and waves. Ocean Motions makes such a sensor called the STABILICUBE.

Posted to for those in motion on the ocean by Peter Ebbutt on 12/19/2012 3:39:02 PM | with 0 comments


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One company in Louisiana is making great strides to build the industry into a common household conversation topic.

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region by Tyler LeCompte on 1/19/2012 2:56:17 PM | with 0 comments


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To assist some 30,000 coastwise merchant seamen of WW II who were employed on tugs and barges that carried bulk war materials to the various defense plants located along the Atlantic, Pacific andf Gulf Coasts. The crew of some of these barges were made up of families during the summer months. Both women and children manned the barges during during school breaks. Many elderly seamen sailed on these barges, some officially documented, other not. Due to three known government actions, many of their records have been destroyed/denied, causing them to require other means of proving their service.

Posted to Coastwise Merchant Seamen of WW II by Don Horton on 2/4/2011 7:05:53 PM | with 2 comments


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