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IN THE KNOW Podcast 9: World Congress on Maritime Heritage

By The Maritime Executive 2019-03-05 11:43:00

For this edition of the Maritime Executive Magazine Podcast, MarEx editor-in-chief Tony Munoz spoke with Peter Hinchliffe, the former secretary general of the International Chamber of Shipping. Hinchliffe is an organizer for the first ever World Congress on Maritime Heritage, which will be held in Singapore from March 13-15 at Resorts World Sentosa's Equarius Hotel. The World Congress on Maritime Heritage is intended to launch a coordinated industry effort to communicate the importance of maritime endeavours. Its ultimate objective is to promote a...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 8: Tom Crowley on LNG as a Marine Fuel

By The Maritime Executive 2019-01-30 18:18:29

The IMO will be enforcing a new cap on the sulfur content of marine fuels beginning on January 1, 2020. One of the alternatives to high-sulfur fuel is LNG, a cleaner alternative that can reduce emissions and provide compliance with the new rules. To learn more about LNG as a marine fuel, The Maritime Executive's editor in chief, Tony Munoz, spoke with Tom Crowley, the chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corporation. Crowley is a pioneer in using LNG...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 7: Planning for Real-World Cyber Threats

By The Maritime Executive 2019-01-06 19:04:00

In this edition of "In The Know," the Maritime Executive Magazine podcast, we explore the serious liabilities that cyberattacks create for maritime companies of all types and sizes, from small family enterprises up to the largest conglomerates.  To gain insight into the nature of these real-world threats to business, we spoke with three American experts: Gary Kessler, professor of cybersecurity and chair of the department of security studies and international affairs at Embry-Riddle; Andrew Lee, a partner at law firm Jones...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 6: USMMA at 75

By Paul Benecki 2018-10-03 21:50:00

In this edition of the Maritime Executive Magazine podcast series, we spoke with Capt. Jim Tobin, the head of the USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation, and with Ivy Barton Suter, an alumnus of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an advocate for its flagship "Sea Year" program. The academy's leadership and its student body have implemented many changes in the wake of the 2016 Sea Year standown, and the Alumni Foundation has played a key role in that process -...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 5: Changing Weather

By The Maritime Executive 2018-06-22 16:38:14

In this episode of the Maritime Executive Magazine podcast, editor-in-chief Tony Munoz spoke with marine meteorology expert Lee Chesneau about changes that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is making to its ocean weather charts, which thousands of mariners rely on for high seas forecasting. According to Chesneau, many deck officers may not be aware of these changes, which could have significant implications for safe and efficient vessel routing. Listen in on their conversation for more on this story: ...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 4: DNV GL on the Future of Shipping

By The Maritime Executive 2018-04-06 15:53:00

For this edition of the "In the Know" podcast, MarEx editor-in-chief Tony Munoz spoke with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, the CEO of DNV GL – Maritime and the current chairman of the International Association of Class Societies, about the future of class in shipping. Listen in for their conversation on shipboard automation, drone surveys, digitalization, and Ørbeck-Nilssen's plans for the transformation of IACS.    Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen was apponted CEO of DNV GL – Maritime in August...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast 3: Transas Wants to Change Navigation

By Paul Benecki 2018-03-18 13:09:00

[Update: On Monday, technology firm Wärtsilä announced that it is purchasing Transas.] Transas CEO Frank Coles is one of the industry's most outspoken provocateurs. He questions the methods of the class societies, the P&I clubs, the satcom providers and the IMO. He describes tech skeptics as "citizens against virtually everything." He dismisses the buzz about autonomous ships and promotes technology as a means of support for mariners instead. Today, he's calling for an overhaul of the industry's entire model for maritime operations, and he...

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IN THE KNOW Podcast Episode 2: The Jones Act

By The Maritime Executive 2018-02-18 16:11:45

For our latest episode of the Maritime Executive Magazine podcast series, IN THE KNOW, we discussed the pros and cons of the Jones Act with two experts - Eric F. Smith, Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer for Hendry Marine Industries, and Nick Loris, Research Manager for Energy & Environment at the Heritage Foundation.  Is the Jones Act necessary for American national security? Why do U.S. defense sealift programs rely on foreign-built vessels? Would the Jones Act's repeal save any perceptible amount of...

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Tom Crowley

IN THE KNOW - Podcast Episode 1

By Tony Munoz 2018-01-24 15:58:55

Welcome to The Maritime Executive’s podcast, “IN THE KNOW.” In this edition, Paul Benecki speaks with Tom Crowley, chairman and CEO of the Crowley Maritime Corporation as he addresses the Jones Act, Puerto Rico, LNG as a marine fuel and his company's expansion into new lines of business. Our sponsor for this podcast is MITAGS-PMI, the leaders in maritime training and simulation. You can find them at mitags-pmi.org To learn more about Crowley Maritime Corporation and its services you can go...

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