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Resolution, to Accept Navy Sea Time f...

NL58 RES (LCDR USN,ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL AVING CONSIDERED, the intent of this resolution is to get Maritime Agencies, e.g., IMO to clearly disseminate guidance, e.g., in the form of a Marine Guidance Note (MGN), regulation, or appropriate instrument on lecturers appearing for STCW Ancillary Courses for the purpose of their sea […]

Good Night Malaysia 370

NL 56 Mr. Chong Chee Wah Malaysian Maritime Academy Preface This article was written with the intention of learning from the MH370 disappearance such that we hope that it will not happen to a merchant marine vessel. Most of the facts of the incidents were extracted from the “FACTUAL INFORMATION – SAFETY INVESTIGATION FOR MH370 […]

Asia Maritime Accident Report 2015

Marina Baru 2B

NL55 Asia Accident Report 2015 by Capt Francis Lansakara FNI LLM (specialist maritime law) hen the European Union is trying to find a solution to thousands of maritime casualties from refugee boats, the Asian countries face a different scenario from safety breaches of passenger ferries, specially those cruising within inland and coastal waters. The first […]

UK Chamber: Yachts Need Professional ...

NL 51 UK Chamber peaking at the event, hosted by the International Hydrographic Association, Mr Platten argued that yachting was a vital part of the ‘maritime family’, and how the sector should work evermore closely with the UK Chamber. He said: “We are one maritime family. Whoever you are, whether you own the smallest yacht […]

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