Contract notice: Transport capacity of seagoing
In 1978, Mark Carson had just made a career change--from a seagoing
engineer with Britain's Institute of Oceanographic Sciences to a lecturer at Nairobi University in Kenya--when he read a piece in the IMechE magazine bemoaning the lack of interesting engineering characters in contemporary fiction.
The government is planning to empower itself to prescribe security measures for all vessels and ensure that all seagoing
crafts irrespective of size propulsion and area of operations are registered under a central system a move aimed at plugging loopholes in legislation that can have an impact on national security.
Let's put it this way: Disgraced Former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski ain't exactly a poster child for intelligent investing, especially when it comes to seagoing
Offering an overview of leadership studies, advice drawn from 380 senior seagoing
officers, and a five-step process to improving one's leadership skills that can be customized to suit personal needs, Saltwater Leadership is practical, sage, and enlightening.
Summary: New port has been designed to service the world's largest seagoing
Even smoke from Winston Churchill's cigar is sometimes smelled onboard; the British prime minister secretly used the ship as a seagoing
headquarters during the war.
The European Commission kicked off on 10 October the consultation of the European social partners, in particular in the maritime transport and fisheries sectors (European Transport Workers' Federation, European Community Shipowners' Association, Europeche and Committee of Agricultural Organisations and Committee for Agricultural Cooperation in the EU), on whether or not seagoing
workers should be covered by EU social regulations (see Europolitics 3388).
In a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base in January 2007 the HMS Clyde joined the seagoing
ranks as the Royal Navy's latest River class offshore patrol vessel.
has announced that Marine Advanced Research, a developer of advanced technologies for seagoing
vessels, has been named as the Autodesk Inventor of the Month for January 2007.
Interspersed are straightforward commentary, sketches, and photos of such subjects as the Gulf Stream, chronometry, nautical terms, a seagoing
grace before meals, extreme weather, parts of a bosun's pipe, and manmade icebergs.
The ATS endowment funds development of advanced seagoing
technologies and opportunities for high-risk, high-reward seagoing
research, often in remote, unexplored regions.