José Mariño Miranda: El bróker del petróleo que hacía patria de Ribeira

 

 

 

Obituario | Ribeira, 1950-Madrid, 2022 | Standard Oil, Naviera Amura e Ibapor fueron algunas de las empresas en las que trabajó este capitán de la Marina Mercante

10 feb 2022 . Actualizado a las 05:00 h.

No es extraño que todo ribeirense tenga especial apego al mar, porque Ribeira es mar y todo gravita sobre el gran azul, alrededor de esa gran despensa que guarda el sustento de la economía local y la idiosincrasia de pueblo marinero. Así que, más antes que ahora, siempre ha sido hasta cierto punto normal que la mayor parte de los ribeirenses encaminasen sus profesiones por sectores estrechamente relacionados con los mares y océanos por los que se desperdigaban para ocupar todo tipo de puestos de trabajo, ya sea a

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Investors Buy Sea Cloud With Plans to Work with Marriott

The maritime executive

Sea Cloud has operates as a cruise ship after being built as a sailing yacht for Marjorie Merriweather Post (Sea Cloud Cruises)

PUBLISHED FEB 1, 2022 7:48 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE

A maritime investment company that is helping to launch a Ritz-Carlton brand cruise operation announced plans to expand through the purchase of niche cruise operator Sea Cloud Cruises. Douglas Prothero’s The Yacht Portfolio has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Sea Cloud Cruises of Hamburg, Germany suggesting that it could use the brand to expand its relationship with hotel and lodging giant Marriott International.

Sea Cloud is a unique niche operation in the cruise industry running one of the world’s most famous sailing vessels as well as two newer sail

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7 Dangers of Flags of Convenience (FOC) to Seafarers

MARINE INSIGHT

BySmita|In:Maritime Law| Last Updated on September 7, 20

Flags of convenience or FOC is a business practice under which ship’s owners register their ships in a nation that they do not necessarily belong to. This practice especially helps them evade rules and regulations of their home nation, sometimes for not so good reasons.

The direct impact of this practice occurs on the seafarers who ultimately have to work on such vessels. Here are some dangers of FOC that all seafarers must absolutely be aware of.

1. Working conditions

FOC vessels have been reported to have much lower standards of working conditions as compared to other vessels. This is mainly due to lesser regulation of such vessels. With ships functioning under FOC, there is

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El capitán de uno de los mayores portacontenedores del mundo: “Hay que aumentar capacidad portuaria, y eso lleva tiempo”

EL PAÍS

El danés Thomas Sletting dirige el rumbo del gigante “Mette Maersk” junto a otros 26 tripulantes de diversas nacionalidades y pronostica medio año más de problemas de suministro

 Cuando el danés Thomas Sletting era solo un cadete que empezaba en eso de navegar, preguntó a un alto mando a punto de ser ascendido a capitán cómo se sabe uno preparado para un puesto de esa responsabilidad. Cómo sentirse capaz de dirigir con éxito tripulaciones a bordo de barcos de miles de toneladas. La respuesta fue sencilla: solo hace falta tiempo.

 Hoy Sletting acumula una experiencia de más de dos décadas en la industria marítima, y es el capitán de uno de los buques portacontenedores más grandes del planeta, el Mette Maersk, propiedad de

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2021: Shipping’s Year of Fame

 

 

 

Maritime Executivo

  Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal (Blacksky)

PUBLISHED DEC 21, 2021 2:31 PM BY BRIAN GICHERU KINYUA

In his new book, Outside the Box, Marc Levinson aptly defines our modern era as the “age of stuff.” We literally populate the four walls that we call home with furniture, electronics and garments shipped from distant lands.

But historically, the industry that has been behind the 80 percent of our trade has remained a hidden sector, rarely noticed by the masses it graciously serves.

Three months into 2021, tragedy struck. A giant ship, the Ever Given, was stuck in the banks of the Suez Canal. It would mark the start of a series of events that catapulted shipping into mainstream media limelight. For the six

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