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Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium Tackles Big Issues
This week's annual meeting of the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) took place in Biloxi, Mississippi. with a theme of "Workforce Development: a Time for Change." Gulf Coast shipbuilders took on the challenges of recruiting, training and retaining the quality workforce necessary to keep today's shipbuilding boom alive for generations to come. MarPro's Joseph Keefe gave Wednesday's Keynote address, entitled, "Full & Competent Shipyard Employment: You CAN get there from here." The text of that speech is included below:

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 4/3/2014 8:46:36 AM | with 2 comments


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Hot Air
The answers to the South Korean ferry disaster are still blowing in the wind. And, all the hot air from the so-called maritime experts isn’t helping.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 4/22/2014 10:40:10 AM | with 2 comments


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Straight Talk on Winding Inland Rivers
Stakeholders address substantive issues as the inland marine industry gathers in St. Louis for the Annual Meeting of the Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals Association.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 4/30/2014 4:18:00 PM | with 0 comments