Remembering September 11: BOATLIFT, An Amazing Tale of 9/11 Resilience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDOrzF7B2Kg As the World Trade Center buildings burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by a civilian flotilla of ferries, tug boats and other vessels in what became the largest boatlift in history. BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience, is a touching tribute to that … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hydrofoil Containerships Are Now A Thing (maybe)

https://vimeo.com/358872215 Boundary Layer Technologies is a new startup that wants to build small, fast hydrofoil cargo ships to compete with airplanes in the transport of high value, time-critical cargo. They are a new company that just launched this year but they have already built and operated their first hydrofoil containership! (Well, actually it's really a … [Read more...]

Incident Video: Crane Collapses After Being Struck By Ship

A large crane collapsed suddenly after it was struck by a ship at the Port of Tanjung Emas in Indonesia on Sunday. According to reports, the Panama-flagged container ship Soul of Luck was docking when it struck the crane. A video containing several viewpoints of the incident was posted online and has picked up thousands of … [Read more...]

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard Crew Chases Down Narco Sub in the Pacific

https://youtu.be/OPIl0d-4nAc Check out this amazing video showing crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) board a self-propelled semi-submersible suspected of smuggling drugs. According to the Coast Guard, the incident took place June 18, 2019 while operating in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard notes that … [Read more...]

Viral Video Shows Passenger Cruise Take on Huge Breaking Waves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Kf05BqYNo Apparently this took place in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 30, 2019. "A charter boat on their return from a sunset cruise ran into huge waves. He was coming into the channel to dock the boat, right when the biggest set of the day came." Thankfully the Captain here was able to surf the vessel into harbor after some very tension … [Read more...]