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Cantú Maritime Consulting, Inc. travels to Thailand

This week I’ve traveled across the globe to Southeast Asia.  Cantú Maritime Consulting, Inc. has once again partnered with Intertek C&T, USA (aka Intertek Well Control, aka Randy Smith Well Control) to provide Marine Licensing and MODU Stability training to Coastal Energy, Ltd. located in Bangkok, Thailand. Coastal Energy is an international exploration & production(…)

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Jumping off a drilling platform into the deep blue sea

Jumping off a drilling platform into the deep blue sea

Every day it seems I hear about how this never ending oil slump is affecting major corporations worth millions of dollars.  But what about “the little guy”? What about those ‘mom and pop’ companies that service the oil industry; the independent contractors that are hard pressed for work; the small start ups that unknowingly chose(…)

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IWCF and IADC Well Control, MODU Stability and Other Courses

IWCF and IADC Well Control, MODU Stability and Other Courses

Good day to all around the globe: I am reaching out to inform one and all that my company, Cantú Maritime Consulting, Inc. has partnered with Intertek Consulting & Training, USA to offer a wide variety of training courses for the offshore industry. Well Control or Stability and Damage Control problems can cost a company(…)

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International Day of the Seafarer 2015

The International Maritime Organization designated June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer in 2010 in order to recognize and give thanks to all the mariners at sea, ashore, active or retired. The United Nations now recognizes our special day as well. I’d say that is quite an achievement! CONGRATS! Having sailed for over(…)

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Houston Exam-Prep Training Center

Houston Exam-Prep Training Center

This week I am teaching at Houston Exam-Prep Training Center – one of my all time favorite schools. The school is located at 8876 Gulf Freeway #120 Houston, TX 77017. (Toll free: 1-800-444-EXAM or local: 1-713-944-0966) The main focus of the Houston Exam-Prep Training Center is to prep mariners to sit for their USCG exam.(…)

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Pirates in the Bay of Bengal

Pirates in the Bay of Bengal

Back in 1995, I was sailing 3rd mate aboard the S/S Green Island. We were making an around the world transit departing New Orleans, LA , with our final destination being the Port of Singapore. The Green Island was a LASH vessel on a UN mission delivering foreign aid to underdeveloped countries. We started off(…)

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