Peter Thompson's database contains all the Liberty Ships produced, in alphabetical order. The database contains place and dates of construction, and details of sinkings, scrapping and service. Peter Thompson's site has links to other Liberty ship websites.
Harold "Bud" Schmidt, Sr has a "Welcome Aboard" page with links to sites that World War II Merchant Marine Veterans will enjoy.
Vern Hurst has the merchant-marine.com web site as a WW II Merchant Marine Veteran to serve as a vehicle for all Veterans.
Information for Riverboat pilots and mariners on America's waterways are in the
Wheelhouse Report. News about the U.S. Coast Guard, the Corps of Engineers, organized labor and other marine and labor-related topics.
Captain Ann's "Captains Booty" is a web site made especially for finding information and/or work in the offshore industry.
International Association of Classification Societies - IACS was formed in 1968 to promote the highest standards in safety and pollution prevention and to consult and co-operate closely with the maritime industry and its leading international organisations.
Seafarers’ International Union of North America (SIUNA) web site.
American Maritime Officers, or (AMO) represents the vast majority of licensed officers who serve aboard U.S.-flagged vessels in the iron ore, coal, stone, cement, salt, petroleum, and grain trades on the Great Lakes.
Sailors' Union of the Pacific (SUP) is a union of unlicensed sailors that work in the deck, engine, and steward's departments in U.S.-flag vessels under contract to the Union.
Marine Firemen's Union is the official website of the Pacific Coast Marine Firemen, Oilers, Watertenders and Wipers Association.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, AFL-CIO (ILWU) web site.
International Lonshoremen's Association Union, AFL-CIO (ILA)
The Maritime Union of Australia represents 10,000 Australian stevedoring workers, seafarers and, as a key affiliate of the International Transport Workers' Federation, 320,000 of the world's seafarers.
The U.S. Coast Guard web site on STCW information and Information Center for U.S. Mariner License, Document, or Certificate of Registry Requirements. Also, this site contains information relevant to individuals working or desiring to work in the shipboard marine industry.
The Federal Maritime Commission is composed of five Commissioners appointed for five year terms by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. Not more than three members of the Commission may belong to the same political party. The President designates one of the Commissioners to serve as Chairman. The Chairman is the chief executive and administrative officer of the agency.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) providing services to Australia in maritime safety, aviation and marine search and rescue, and protection of the marine environment from ship sourced pollution.
The Houston Chronicle ran the Lost At Sea articles By Jim Morris and Kevin Moran on the maritime industry.
EU Report on the safety of seaborne oil trade. This is 662k, 121 pages, easy reading with good statistics using an Acrobat® Reader.
Direct e-mail from a vessel to any Internet address through PinOak Safe Seas Association Inc. A new era has commenced in the delivery of text marine weather forecasts along with color graphics forecast maps and E-mail.
Internet Ferry Guide listed alphabetically with a brief description of the sphere of operation.
European Shortsea Network (SSN) is to promote
short sea in the broadest sense of the word on a European level. Short sea shipping means the movement of cargo and passengers by sea between ports situated in geographical Europe or between those ports and ports situated in non-European countries having a coastline on the enclosed seas bordering Europe.
International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA)
Marine Log's Buyers Guide lists many of our marine suppliers.
The Maritime Home Page has maritime books and resources for boaters, professional mariners, marine educators, marine spill response, oil exploration & transportation, and for those interested in the oceans.
Time and Date World Clock has the current time in 120 cities around the world.
Oh, where are you going to, all you big steamers
With England's own coal, up and down the salt
We are going to fetch you your bread and your
Your beef, pork, and mutton, eggs, apples and
For the bread that you eat and the biscuits you
The sweets that you suck, and the joints that you
They are brought to you daily by all us big
And if anyone hinders our coming you starve.