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Wisdom from Washington
Two announcements from two different federal agencies emanate from last week. One might matter; the other, not so much.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/7/2011 10:02:44 AM | with 0 comments


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Plucking the Diamond: Marad’s Way of Creating “Crown Jewel” of Academies
DOT cites GAO recommendations in a troubling decision that leaves 30+ employees out in the cold, the federal merchant marine academy without continuing education and the domestic U.S. waterfront and labor wondering what the U.S. Maritime Administration might have in store for them next.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/9/2011 2:54:14 PM | with 3 comments


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Marad’s Crown Jewel: v2 – a work in progress…
Creating an elite maritime academy typically takes time, but Marad plows on with a bone in its teeth. Last week’s GMATS announcement could just be the tip of the iceberg. Who and/or what is next?

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/14/2011 11:10:13 AM | with 1 comments