It won’t come as much of a surprise to you to hear that the maritime industry as a whole doesn’t really trust social media.
Exceptions exist, but by and large, the maritime industry and social media are strangers at a party who don’t usually get introduced. This is a shame. Because they’d get along well if someone did introduce them properly.
The US Maritime Resource Centre (USMRC) and Tokyo-based ship classification society ClassNK have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a framework for research and development cooperation in maritime activities for the future.
Hyde Marine, Inc., announced it recorded its 400th order for its Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS), which will be installed on a tug boat for an articulated tug barge (ATB) being built by VT Halter Marine at the company’s Pascagoula, MS, facility.