Alex Bering


Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Maritime News

How this Navigation Light Uses the Moiré Effect to Guide Ships Home

The little-known moiré effect is the basis of this marker that helps mariners navigate hazards in port or close to shore. In this video, the host explains this effect and...

March 6, 2018
Total Views: 287

Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Sailboat Lightning Strike Caught On Camera

Terrible day for this sailboat moored off of Kassandra in Northern, Greece. Might want to give a once over of the electronics after a direct hit like that. At least...

February 11, 2016
Total Views: 35

Thursday, December 24, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Transition and Launch of the Guided Missile Destroyer Ralph Johnson (DDG 114)

On December 12th, 2015 the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer the Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) was launched from Pascagoula, Mississippi. The guided missile destroyer is named in honor of South Carolina native...

December 24, 2015
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Interesting

Castaway Who Survived 15 Months At Sea Accused of Eating Friend

The remarkable story of Mexican castaway Salvador Alvarenga has taken grim turn as the family of the boy who accompanied him on his ill fated fishing trip off the coast of...

December 16, 2015
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Interesting

Intense Video: Tanker Misses Collision with Stalled Boat by Mere Feet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsh5pgJCup8 This is a fabulous example of the dangers inexperienced boaters inadvertently putting themselves in harms way around larger vessels. No one is pointing fingers for the pleasure cruiser stalling...

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Line Containership Spends Afternoon Aground Off Port Santos, Brazil

The Marersk Siagon, a 332-meter containership flying under the Liberian flag, ran aground at the Port of Santos access channel in Brazil during her departure Monday, December 7th. The Maersk...

December 8, 2015
Total Views: 10

Monday, November 23, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Runaway Anchor Chain Causes Chaos and Fire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-XlbUDPt7A A very chaotic situation indeed as this anchor chain control malfunctioned and dropped unconstricted. Most surprisingly, deckhands can be seen scurrying about in the video risking life and limb...

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 71

Maritime News

WATCH: Launching of the Largest Superyacht of 2015, the 156-Meter “Project Omar”

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov just outdid himself with the launch of his new 156 meter super yacht Project Omar. Usmanov already own another 110 meter super yacht dubbed Dilbar. The...

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Interesting

Incredible Footage: Heavy Weather Tow Of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Bay of Biscay

February 2012: New footage of the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov towed by the tug Nikolay Chiker after the aircraft carrier lost propulsion in the Bay of Biscay.

November 10, 2015
Total Views: 573

Thursday, October 29, 2015
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Beach Landings Are A Breeze With This Incredible Beach Crawler – VIDEO

No need to get wet when you are landing this Hard Drive Marine-designed craft that can literally crawl itself onto a beach. “Designed for extended stays and heavy work. The...

October 29, 2015
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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WATCH: Did You Know A Harrier Jet Once Made an Emergency Landing on a Cargo Ship?

With the choice of ditching his Sea Harrier ZA176 in the Atlantic or trying an improbable emergency landing on cargo ship nearly 70 miles away, Sub-Lt Ian Watson choose the...

October 27, 2015
Total Views: 103

Friday, October 23, 2015
Interesting

Divers Nearly Caught In Cruise Ship Propeller -VIDEO

These two assumed they wouldn’t fire the props because the ship was docked. You know what they say about assumptions. Uploader Phil Jaynes tells us: “I shot this back in...

October 23, 2015
Total Views: 1682