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High Speed Misery: for Both Superferries & U.S. Taxpayers Alike
Marad offers former Hawaii Superferry hulls for sale on “as is, where is” basis. When and where the boats will go is anyone’s guess. Could they be reflagged?

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 7/6/2011 8:47:16 AM | with 2 comments


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Washington Explained: Budgets and Bewildering Blunders
If you are wondering how we got to the brink of a government shutdown in our nation’s capitol; well, I can’t help you there. On the other hand, and as a microcosm of how business is done inside the Beltway, this week’s Marad “Ghost Fleet” Media Advisory tells you all you need to know.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 7/13/2011 12:29:56 PM | with 4 comments


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Ballast Water Discharge Regulations: Still Swimming Upstream
Last week’s Joint Subcommittee Hearing examined ways to improve Ballast Water Discharge Regulations and ensure cost effective standards. A federal standard remains elusive as release of final rule is again delayed. That’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 7/20/2011 6:45:08 AM | with 2 comments