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Thinking Inside the Box

On a recent overseas flight I sat next to a guy who works as a Silicon Valley venture capitalist.  After creating and selling off a few successful internet companies he turned his efforts to investing in internet startups.  He essentially now decides what the future...

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Time and Navigation

I had the privilege recently to visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England and see firsthand not only the demarcation of 0° longitude, known as the Prime Meridian or the Greenwich Meridian, but also John Harrison’ s revolutionary timepieces.  This visit is a rite of...

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Sustaining Jones Act a Necessity

If you peruse news outlets and the internet you may notice a growing number of articles and blog posts denouncing the Jones Act, concluding that it causes high gasoline prices.  Senator John McCain (R-AZ) even recently introduced legislative amendments that would repeal the Jones Act...

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Great Lakes Dredging Crisis

The annual Great Lakes Waterways Conference, themed, “Recovery, Renewal & Reinvestment 2012,” was held during the last week of February in Cleveland, Ohio.  Various industry experts from both Canada and the United States attended and participated in roundtable discussions on the current state of Great...

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The Fatigue Cliche’

Has the concept of fatigue simply become a buzzword for criminalized mariners when they are forced to defend themselves against punitive Coast Guard investigations?  Or is the idea of fatigue legitimate?  In this modern age and with all the studies that have been conducted on...

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