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Brutality and Sadism on the high seas
33 months of torment and torture finally came to an end for the seafarers of the ill-fated M. V. Iceberg 1, hijacked by Somalian pirates on March 29, 2010

Posted to Brutality and Sadism on the high seas by Joseph Fonseca on 1/28/2013 2:35:45 PM | with 1 comments


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Delegates at the GlobalMET held at Mumbai on 21st April, 2012 seek a solution to the problem of retaining good trainers

Posted to Raising the Maritime Training standards by Joseph Fonseca on 4/22/2012 3:53:28 PM | with 1 comments


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India calls for strong measures to rein in piracy



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Important issues considered at the Maritime Spectrum - one of the forum of CMMI



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The Indian government plans to train more youth into the seafaring career in order to enhance India’s share of the global demand for sailors



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The ships that collided off Mumbai port totally paralyzed shipping activity at Mumbai port and Jawaharlal Nehru port. Now begins the blame game. What will be the fate of the two captains?



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RiverNotes: On the Thomas E. Erickson
On July 6th I left the Theresa Wood at the locks in Guttenberg, Wisconsin and crossed the state of Illinois by car. At Pekin, Illinois I boarded the Thomas E. Erickson headed down the Illinois River.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 7/8/2010 12:19:44 PM | with 0 comments


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RiverNotes: A Thinking Man's Game
Rearranging the tow is more than playing a game of Tetris. Sometimes it's like playing chess with Bobby Fischer.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 7/6/2010 10:53:17 AM | with 1 comments


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RiverNotes: FIrst Day Aboard The Theresa Wood
I climbed aboard the M/V Theresa Wood, owned and operated by Marquette Transportation and on charter to AEP River Operations, on July 1 at about 1500 hours.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Jocelyn Redfern on 7/2/2010 7:59:02 PM | with 0 comments


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With Richard Hext at the helm, Univan Ship Management is all set to grow

Posted to Univan Ship Management in safe hands by Joseph Fonseca on 3/22/2010 3:20:00 PM | with 1 comments


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