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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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…

Sea Stories with Kevin Morley | Part 1

Oh Captain, My Captain In the spring of 1974, after a year and a half at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (known as Kings Point to most), it was time to embark on the school’s real-world curriculum of spending a year at sea on various U.S. flag merchant ships. I was 19 years old. On…

Tackling Ocean Plastic | Part 2

Be sure to read Part I here! Michael Garbarino (MG): This is a question about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch since you’ve actually been there. When you enter the waters of the convergence zone, is it like entering a loose collection of plastic, or is it a very solid patch that you can’t see the…

What IS a Pilot?

What exactly IS a ship channel pilot? Retired Houston Ship Channel Pilot, Lou Vest explains who the ship channel pilots are, what they do, and why we need them!