October 2014

Rik and I will be presenting our co-authored paper titled "Game Theory for the Maritime Professional" at the SNAME Maritime Convention this Wednesday from 1300-1400 hrs in the Technical Track 1 section, Sandalwood A&B room on the 4th Floor.  If you'll be at the SMC, come check it out!
 
 
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Watch a cool video produced in the 1940's by the US Navy on the salvage of the SS Normandie (USS Lafayette) here.  Frank A. Martin of Martin & Ottaway valued this vessel for the US government before the fire/capsize.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has provided seed funding to the "Two States One Port Campaign", but to fully operate the Lettie G. Howard requires a budget of $600,000 per year.

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Maritime education is an incredibly powerful educational tool. While it does not necessarily have to be a path to maritime employment, it is always an effective path to provide Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Philosophy, History, Language and Arts (STEMPHLA) education.

 

The Lettie G. Howard project has a straightforward focus: Provide students with a tool to learn as quickly and effectively as possible by bringing them aboard a very significant vessel in one of the world's most stimulating maritime settings.  

 

 

I recently joined the Lettie for a weekend cruise and was one of 21 souls aboard. 

 

On my trip the vessel complement consisted of:

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014

M&O Jeep Fleet

In 1994, M&O leased the then new Jeep Grand Cherokee, with miles per gallon in the 17 mile range.

 

Twenty years later M&O has returned to the Jeep brand with the leasing of the new "Eco Diesel" Jeep Grand Cherokee, which can get some 33 miles per gallon on the highway.

 

 

Stephanie Khadam-Hir of the Freehold Jeep dealership handing over the keys to our new Jeeps

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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Damage Artwork (TBT)

 

USNS "Maumee"

Bethlehem Steel, Key Highway

Encounter with ice floe

Antarctica, March 1976