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Maritime Risk

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Professional 1Q 2011 1st Quarter 2011

Volume 1

Number 1 30 Class Roundtable

In the premier edition of Maritime Professional, four of the world’s leading classification societies weigh in on various aspects of maritime risk and what to do about it.

By Joseph Keefe 38 Burgeoning Brazil

South American stalwart beckons to maritime and energy investors with a robust economy, stable political system and a pro-business climate. What’s not to like?

By Claudio Paschoa 44 Ship Vetting “101”

An increasingly sophisticated and affordable tool at the cut- ting edge of technology is available for tanker and Drybulk charterers alike. Finding the right ship has never been this easy. By Joseph Keefe 48 Dryships Defined?

As DryShips moves inexplicably into the tanker market, there is much to ponder about one of NASDAQ’s most active, volatile and interesting stocks. And, that’s because

DryShips defies definition. By Joseph Keefe 51 Soften the STCW Sting

Well-planned technical training can reduce the risks imposed by the latest wave of IMO and STCW regulatory burdens. ECDIS training is a logical place to start.

By Peter Thornton


The Arctic environment presents one of the most exciting, and last, frontiers for maritime operations. But this promise comes with ample risk and challenge. See story on page 54. (Photo: Courtesy DNV)

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