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Broadley: For proper VHF radio etiquette, remember the ‘5 Cs’

Broadley: For proper VHF radio etiquette, remember the ‘5 Cs’

The marine industry is unique. Aviation relies on oversight with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directing traffic via voice radio communication to avoid aircraft incidents. Railroads use radio communication, along with visual signals, but again with oversight by the operators of the rail line. With maritime, as far as collision avoidance and Rules of the Road compliance are concerned, vessels rely on mutual agreement primarily using radio communication.

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Valdés: What you need to know about the Maritime Labor Convention

Valdés: What you need to know about the Maritime Labor Convention

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Salyers: Day-boat crew have their own set of fatigue risk factors

Salyers: Day-boat crew have their own set of fatigue risk factors

Diversity of maritime operations but when it comes to the importance of endurance “we’re all in the same boat.”

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Maitland: 'We must rebuild' U.S.-flag merchant fleet

Maitland: 'We must rebuild' U.S.-flag merchant fleet

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Salyers: Small lifestyle changes can reduce mariner fatigue, improve endurance

Salyers: Small lifestyle changes can reduce mariner fatigue, improve endurance

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Eight New NMSAC Appointees

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NMSAC September 2012 Meeting Part 2

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NMSAC September 2012 Meeting, Part I

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Chalos: New Orleans-bound vessel liable in rem for cargo damage

Chalos: New Orleans-bound vessel liable in rem for cargo damage

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Maitland: Lessons of the Titanic 1912-2012, Part 4

Maitland: Lessons of the Titanic 1912-2012, Part 4

The following is the final installment of a four-part series on the legacies of the Titanic disaster:

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