Corey D. Ranslem

Corey D. Ranslem is CEO at International Maritime Security Associates ( With more than 24 years of combined Coast Guard and maritime industry experience, he aims to enhance the way mariners handle security threats and risk management.

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Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Yachts continue to add new thrilling and unique gadgets to their toy boxes, including the latest, submersibles.

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SoFlo SCUBA: Reefs, wrecks and technical dream dives

South Florida's diving scene is sizzling hot, with sites for every level, including beautiful reefs, natural and man-made wrecks, and a slew of technical diving opportunities.

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Divemasters in demand

With dive charters becoming increasingly popular, crew members are seeing the benefits of continued training and additional certifications, including that of divemaster.

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New technology in fin stabilizers

When you think of cutting- edge technology, stabilization products typically aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, this type of technology has come a long way over the past few years, including game-changing new systems from Quantum Stabilizers.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

Currently there are an estimated 5 million IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine to machine) devices working on the 3G network, which is shutting down this year. Could this be a problem for yachts?

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GPS week number rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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Shut Down and Stranded: Pandemic realities for those Who Work at Sea:

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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Secure at Sea: Solid plan can mitigate cyber-security issues

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Cyber security for the global maritime industry continues to be a concern that most seem to be ignoring. Over the past few weeks, I have…

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Secure at Sea: Is your vessel ready for IMO’s Cyber Security compliance?

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Cyber security threats continue to be one of the top threats facing governments, businesses, and private individuals around the globe with attacks increasing exponentially on…

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Secure at Sea: Remote destinations call for a security plan

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Yachts have an ability unlike almost any other type of vessel in the world to visit some of the most remote and breathtaking locations in…

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