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Check out news and noteworthy information from AMA Inc.

 At AMA, we're always looking for ways to make the world a cleaner, healthier place.
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 Preserving a Classic

Preserving a Classic

Preserving a Classic  

AMA's Phil Osmotherley dives into what it takes to preserve and restore an almost 50 year old classic: the original Boeing 747.  
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 Hatch Covers: An Open & Shut Case? 

Hatch Covers:
An Open & Shut Case? 

Hatch Covers: An Open & Shut Case?

What's the common cause behind the most prevalent, most expensive bulk cargo claims we see? Turns out, it's a bit more complicated than just an open and shut case.  
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 Fuel and FD&D

Fuel and FD&D

Fuel and FD&D

In July 2018, AMA gave a presentation on Fuel and Freight, Demurrage & Defense (FD&D) Insurance for the IG FDD Managers' Group Meeting.  
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 Guidance: Damage Surveys

Guidance: Damage Surveys

Guidance: Damage Surveys

A guide for owners' representatives conducting damage surveys. This guidance is offered to assist marine and engineer superintendents in their negotiations with surveyors when they are presenting damage cases which will eventually be the basis of the owner's claim on underwriters. 
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 Press Release: AMA Expands

Press Release: AMA Expands

Press Release: AMA Expands

In June 2014, AMA joined forces with Maritime Survey Solutions, LLC (MSS) of Bluffton, South Carolina. MSS was founded by Master Mariner John Tirel, who has been warmly welcomed to the AMA team. 
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 The Deadliest Cargo

The Deadliest Cargo

The Deadliest Cargo

Nickel ore has recently been described by Intercargo as the deadliest cargo in the world. This label is understandable, given the statistics, but what's behind it? 
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 E-Mission Control, We Have a Problem

E-Mission Control,
We Have a Problem

E-Mission Control, We Have a Problem

With new and impending environmental legislation on emissions, how will the marine industry adapt to the changes? 
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 Bilge Water Discharge: Still Hazy After All These Years? 

Bilge Water Discharge:
Still Hazy After All These Years? 

Bilge Water Discharge: Still Hazy After All These Years?

As environmental legislation ramps up, John Poulson offers advice for owners on how to stay ship-shape amidst increasing regulation. 
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