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Elephant seal

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on April 1, 2014

Elephant seals are large seals represented by two species, the northern elephant seal and the southern elephant seal. Both were hunted to near extinction through the end of the nineteenth century. The smaller northern elephant seal is found in the eastern portion of the North Pacific Ocean…

Balancing the books a test for carrier accountants

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on November 1, 2011

Last year was a good one for container carriers. Most of it, anyway. But that only makes this year’s plunge in profitability that much more spectacular. Any carrier exposed to the trade lanes linking Asia to North America and Europe is limping…