Great Lakes Maritime Academy

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  • Beer Industry Essay

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    The Michigan Future Business Index has pointed out the optimism business owners in Michigan feel in regards to the state’s future business climate. Nearly two-thirds of business owners feel that Michigan’s market is in a good place for products and services. The report indicated Northern Michigan is strongest for hiring and keeping talent for their employees. Nearly two-thirds or 63 percent believe sales in Michigan will increase in the course of the next six months. The food and beverage industry

  • Boatswain's Mat Essay

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    Degree completion program in Maritime Studies. By the time a Boatswain’s Mate reaches the Pay Grade of E5, they have potentially earned over forty-four credits of lower level courses which because of the maritime-specific nature of the earned credits can only be used as “electives” at most institutions. There are six state sponsored maritime academies in the United States (Massachusetts, Maine, Great Lakes, Texas A&M and California and New York) which offer Maritime and Transportation degrees as

  • Coast Guard Regulations

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    spills into the water. Vis versa a ship loading floats away from the dock (because a mooring line breaks) or rocks do to wave action, causing a fuel line to snap. On the other hand a majority of cargo and fuel dumping occurs on purpose. Ships on the Great Lakes cannot allow their dry cargos to mix so the Coast Guard created a policy where a ship's deck must be ‘broom clean’, meaning any cargo remaining on deck after an on/offload considered safe gets washed off the deck (USCG). The Coast Guard believes

  • Managment 530

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    Instructor Professional Biography My name is Dr. Nicole Runyon and I am very much looking forward to working with all of you. I live in Northern Michigan (in the Northern Lower Peninsula). I have a passion – facilitating and teaching online! It's a great opportunity for me to share my experiences while at the same time learning

  • Essay on Geography of Russia

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    Russian geography - Regions of Russia Russia is a country about 1.8 times the size of the US occupying the vast area between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean. It has an area of 10, 672,000 sq. miles (17,075,200 and a population of almost 150 million people. Occupying a large territory in Europe and Asia Russia is spread over all climatic zones except tropical. It takes over 8 hours by plane to reach from Moscow to Vladivostok on the Pacific coast. West of the Ural mountains from the

  • A Group Of French Artists In Paris, Of Which Included Claude

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    started the movement of Impressionism, and the movement changed the way art was created. Impressionist artists escaped from the norms of painting religion and the working class, and turned to subjects like landscape, nature, and the upper class. The Academy deemed that only “history painting” was

  • Mississippi River Atchafalaya River

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    says the excited General Sands as he welcomes his partners and visitors. The entryways not far behind the Mississippi. The mooring bits inside the lock wail like coyotes as the water and the vessel go down. The pilothouse of the Mississippi is a wide great looking room straightforwardly over the parlor what's more, also fronted with a mass of windows. It has guide and-outline tables, consoles of electronic gear, repetitive radars. The pilots stand up front, as trim and trig as pilots of the air—John

  • One Canal, Three Chief Engineers: The Panama Canal

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    The Panama Canal: One Canal, Three Chief Engineers In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt called his first chief engineer for the Panama Canal Project into his office and ordered him to “make the dirt fly!” However, the enormous task of planning, designing, and engineering a path to link the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans would prove to be one of the most expensive and challenging projects ever attempted in the history of the world. Panama’s natural obstacles, climate, soil type, and various deadly

  • Why Welding Is A Dangerous Job

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    things people would want to do. The four main types of welding are Shielded Metal Arc Welding (The stick or SMAW), Metal Inert Gas welding (Mig or GMAW), Oxyfuel Gas Welding (Oxyfuel or OFW) and Tungsten Inert Gas welding (Tig). Welding is also a great career path because it pays well. The only drawback to it is that the wielder will have to travel. In welding, there are three main careers they can go into. There are structural, pipe, and Tig welding. Welding has a lot of big names. Lincoln and Miller

  • The End Of World War II And Creation Of The United Nations

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    States (US) and the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics (USSR) as world powers as a result of their distinctive roles in ending World War II. Their contradicting ideologies as to the basis of this new evolution sparked a cold war bringing fear and great concerns to the masses. Inspite of the intensity of this war, the UN assumed its responsibilities in ensuring peace and encouraging both nations to peacefully sort out their differences. This consequently recorded the first involvement of the UN in