For readers familiar with shipping on the West coast of the U.S. and Europe, then you are familiar with the reason driving ABS to develop guidance and requirements for its ship operators regarding the use of low-suphur fuels.
It’s a mess for the folks down in Port Arthur Texas this weekend, as crews work to clean up the estimated 11,000 barrels of crude oil that spilled from the Singapore flagged crude tanker Eagle Otome after it collided with a barge being pushed by the towing vessel Dixie Vengeance in the Sabine Neches Waterway near Port Arthur.
These photos were sent my way. I don’t know who originally took them, but I thank whoever it was for helping us see the devastation that occurred to the port facilities in Haiti. A few of them appeared to have been taken immediately following the earthquake. They give a perspective of just how powerful the earthquake was. Let’s hope […]
The iPhone has become the perfect mobile tool for many of us, myself included. Having just concluded a trip abroad, I was amazed at the access I had while traveling, even if limiting myself to using only freewifi hotspots to avoid roaming charges. With over 150,000 apps, the iPhone still has an advantage over even its newest competitors and with a number like that, there are sure to be a few apps that can benefit those in the merchant marine. Here are 10 apps that I think might just be worth a download.