Current Rating

Automation & Technology: Dulling Mariner skills?
Only if we allow it to happen...

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 9/7/2011 9:48:46 AM | with 2 comments


Current Rating

The Road to Nowhere
Surface Transportation and FAA get billions in extension deal. Maritime funding is still out in the cold. DOT and Marad? Absent as usual from the docks.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 9/14/2011 10:01:15 AM | with 0 comments


Current Rating

Lessons Learned – an Upside without Limits
The EXXON VALDEZ and COSCO BUSAN incidents both served, in the end, to improve safety and increase regulatory oversight of various aspects of marine transportation. Eventually – and like it or not – the fallout from Deepwater Horizon will do the same.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 9/21/2011 9:56:10 AM | with 0 comments


Current Rating

The Epicenter of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies (for a Day)
The dedication of the Maritime Environmental Research Center’s (MERC) barge-based Mobile Test Platform coincided perfectly with the latest meeting of the Great Lakes Ballast Water Collaborative Meeting at Baltimore, MD’s inner harbor on Tuesday. What transpired there shed new light on both the coming battles and the developing collaboration in the world of BWT technologies.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 9/27/2011 8:58:29 PM | with 1 comments