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Saturday, August 20, 2022
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Space Robotics Take A Deep Dive

(NASA)–What’s the difference between deep space and the deep sea? For a robot, the answer is: not much. Both environments are harsh and demanding, and,

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 1221

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll

Ryan Jones (The Conversation)–Every year, an estimated 13 million people go whale-watching around the world, marveling at the sight of the

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 13324

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Ernest Shackleton's ship "Endurance," Stern
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Extreme Heat Uncovers Lost Villages, Ancient Ruins and Shipwrecks

By Kevin Simauchi (Bloomberg) –Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly,

August 13, 2022
Total Views: 11318

Saturday, July 23, 2022
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Watch Live: NOAA Explorers Dive Into the Mysteries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

(NOAA)–This summer, take the plunge and join NOAA Ocean Exploration and partners as we explore along the longest mountain range in the world: the

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 2949

Thursday, July 7, 2022
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Boomers Are To Blame For Shipping’s Woes

Rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? John Konrad says yes. by John Konrad (gCaptain)

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 11403

Sunday, June 12, 2022
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Sounds Of The Sea

Sara Blumberg (NASA)–Experience the swirls off the coast of Río de la Plata to the upwellings in the Indian Ocean put to musical notes of imagery from

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 2581

Sunday, April 24, 2022
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Island Hopping In Tawi-Tawi

Editor’s note: This Image of the Day includes the answer to the April 2022 puzzler. Story by Kathryn Hansen(NASA) –A running hare. A jumping

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2476

Sunday, January 30, 2022
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Editorial: Admiral, I Am NOT Ready For War

Today gCaptain received reports that the Pentagon began loading Military Sealift Command ships with tanks and heavy equipment. While we are unable to confirm

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 8082

Saturday, January 29, 2022
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Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera

THENS,(Reuters) – Rescuers on Friday were trying to free a beaked whale which has surfaced in Greek waters, trapped near a beach on the Athens riviera,

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 1321

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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For Many, Getting The Covid Vaccine Means Taking An Arduous Boat Ride To The Mainland

By Andreo Calonzo(Bloomberg) –After losing her son to Covid-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 1631

Monday, January 17, 2022
Taiwan Navy Seal training
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A Look Inside Taiwan’s Brutal ARP Navy Frogman Program

By Ann Wang (Reuters) A chill wind whips across the Taiwan Strait as a small group of Taiwanese marines stands shivering on a remote dock in the early hours

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 4675

Saturday, January 1, 2022
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ROV Discovers Italian World War Two Submarine Wreck

ATHENS,(Reuters) – Greek divers have discovered the wreckage of an Italian submarine 80 years after it was sunk by the Allied Forces in the Aegean Sea

January 1, 2022
Total Views: 6812

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Truck Traffic on a bridge
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Is Lowering The Age Limit For Truckers In Order To Address The Supply-Chain Crunch Worth The Safety Risks?

By Keith Laing (Bloomberg) –Dezjion Henson has wanted to be a truck driver his whole life. When he turned 18 last year he jumped at the chance and

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 3733

Saturday, November 20, 2021
Coffee Shop During Covid
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Coffee Tastes Different Thanks To The Shipping Crisis

By Archie Hunter (Bloomberg) Coffee snobs have a lot to worry about right now. A global shortage of beans is already threatening to push up prices at cafes

November 20, 2021
Total Views: 2624

Saturday, October 30, 2021
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U.S Navy Sailor’s Extraordinary Voice On Display At World Series

From Chief Petty Officer Joshua Keim “Breathe, breathe. Don’t mess this up.” That is what Operations Specialist 1st Class Giavanni Walker told herself

October 30, 2021
Total Views: 2480

Saturday, October 16, 2021
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“THE RIG.”, Your Family’s Next Vacation Destination?

Riyadh, KSA-The Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced today the launch of “THE RIG.”, a new tourism project. Inspired by offshore oil platforms, “THE

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 5121

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 17014

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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How Did Ancient Seafarers Settle The Far-Flung Islands Of Polynesia?

WASHINGTON,(Reuters) – Beginning more than a millennium ago, intrepid seafarers traversed vast Pacific Ocean expanses in double-hulled sailing canoes to

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2811

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 13418

Monday, June 21, 2021
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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. In this article, Mario explains what drowning really looks like and how to

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 5777