Maritime Studio

The Maritime Studio is a recording and meeting space designed to serve Houston Maritime, its partner organizations, companies in the maritime industry, and other maritime educational, training, or gathering needs.

The Maritime Studio includes audio/visual equipment capable of virtual meetings and webinars, video recordings, and in-person presentations

The Maritime Studio is used by Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum to record educational content for distribution virtually throughout social media, email, and its website, as well as providing additional event and lecture space.

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Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 6

When I entered the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1976, I was 6’ 3” and weighed less than 170 pounds – eating was a passion. When I went to sea eighteen months later, I quickly learned to make friends with the cook and the entire steward’s department, because eating was still my favorite pastime. My…

Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 5

After four stories about my life at sea as a midshipman from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, a bit of background about that fine school might be in order. The purpose of the school was (and still is) to provide the country a highly trained group of officers who could lead the American merchant fleet…

Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 4

People who take to the sea During my second and third years at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (1974-75), I spent twelve months at sea on various U.S. flag merchant ships.  I’ve written three stories about the Captain of the second of those ships – the SS Export Adventurer.  As important as he was to…

Why Real-Time Data Matters to the Maritime Industry

‍Over 90% of world trade is in the hands of the international maritime shipping industry. Every year, it moves more than USD 4 trillion of goods. For shipping companies, there’s a lot of pressure to remain on schedule, protect the cargo ship and crew, and ensure profitability. And we can’t say it’s easy.  This interactive…

Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 3

The Voyage Home Being at sea on a merchant ship is like what they say about flying – 99% boredom and 1% sheer terror. The routine of life at sea is highly regulated by the watch cycle and other duties The average voyage in those days was about 3 months, and one quickly falls into…

Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 2

The Straights of Gibraltar and Into the Mediterranean It was 2 o’clock in the morning and the sound-powered telephone next to my bunk – a truly obnoxious machine – started jangling like a demented alarm clock. Sound asleep after coming off watch at midnight, I was in no mood to be polite but didn’t get…