Corey D. Ranslem

Corey D. Ranslem is CEO at International Maritime Security Associates (www.imsa.global). 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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