Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Quarterdeck; Shipping 2011, Pirates, and Social Media

Welcome to the second edition of the Quarterdeck, the monthly Amver podcast featuring Benjamin Strong and Admiral Jim Watson.

In this episode learn about what went on at the CMA Shipping 2011 exhibition in Stamford, Conn., learn about the U.S. Coast Guard's response to piracy and how social media is being used in the maritime community. 

Here is a direct link to the Quarterdeck audio file. 

The Quarterdeck transcript is available here.

The Quarterdeck theme song is Botany Bay by the Blaggards, available on

Would you like to hear something specific on the Quarterdeck? Leave your question in the comments and we'll do our best to answer it in an upcoming episode.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

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Kind regards,

Humphrey Hill