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Certificates and Documents for Merchant Ships

  Ships must carry various certificates and documents on board to operate legally and to trade freely both nationally and internationally. The maritime industry commonly uses the terms “certificates” and “documents” interchangeably. Technically, however, certificates validate a fact, and documents provide evidence or proof of meeting a standard. This text will treat the two words […]

Review: Subchapter M Conference At MITAGS

MITAGS instructor Dennis Murphy recently wrote a guest blog post for Maritime Executive. In it, he provides a summary of each of the presentations during our recent Subchapter M Conference. He also provides his own commentary on where the towing/tug boat industry is with Subchapter M regulations. It’s a great play-by-play for anyone who was […]