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Sunday, August 12, 2007

Victory Ship Engine Room Tour

Also read our post Ship Engines – Wartsila-Sulzer Super Engine – The Emma Maersk’ s Enormous Power

August 12, 2007
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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

gCaptain Blog Photo Spelling

August 7, 2007
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Sunday, August 5, 2007

Ship Simulator 2008 Ship Simulator is a revolutionary simulation game that puts players at the helm of some of the most varied and

August 5, 2007
Total Views: 620

Saturday, August 4, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video of the ‘Mangaorean Titanic’

The ship ‘DenDen’, or as local residents have nicknamed her ‘The Mangaorean Titanic’, was an early story covered by gCaptain in

August 4, 2007
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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Life Under The Antartic Ocean

Time has an amazing photo slideshow titled Life Under The Antartic Ice

August 1, 2007
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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Panama Canal Expansion

(Timelapse video of a Panama Canal crossing) The expansion of the Panama Canal took a large stride forward this week when the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)

July 28, 2007
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship MSC Napoli Photo Slideshow

If your browser does not support the slideshow you can still view the photos HERE. The above photos slideshow is of the Container Ship “MSC Napoli”

July 17, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives

The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells

July 17, 2007
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Sunday, July 15, 2007

The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge

After five years and over $700 million dollars the new Tacoma Narrows bridge opens to traffic today. It is the longest bridge constructed in the US since the

July 15, 2007
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Friday, July 13, 2007

Past and Future “Photo of the Day” picks.

Browser doesn’t support the show? TRY THIS Here is the place to view past Photo Of The Day pictures from our homepage. Stop back frequently, the

July 13, 2007
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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise – Ship of the Day

I’ve recently been enjoying the Ship of the Day site over at blogspot. The site description tells the basics “This site shows a particular Ship of

July 11, 2007
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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

MEGASHIP OOCL Atlanta – Video

July 10, 2007
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Ital Florida – Container Casualties

Ship Spotting Forum brings us photos of the Ital Florida entering port. We have read conflicting reports on how this happened so check the site

July 10, 2007
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Monday, July 9, 2007

Offshore Inspection of Shipping Containers

Fred Fry focused our attention on Popular Science Magazine which has a story on a new concept to scan containers before they reach our ports. The idea is that

July 9, 2007
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Sunday, July 8, 2007

Offshore Rig Disaster Links

We covered this link in our post “Piper Alpha Disaster – 19 Year Anniversary of Tragedy” but I think the site is good enough to warrant its

July 8, 2007
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Monday, July 2, 2007

How long have you been at sea? – Video

How long have you been at

July 2, 2007
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Saturday, June 30, 2007

What Are You Sinking About?

Here’s a great video (just play it on mute) of maritime disaster footage from around the world.

June 30, 2007
Total Views: 142

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Download YouTube Videos

The top 10 best maritime videos of ships, coast guard rescues at sea, funny commercials and maritime

June 27, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For

June 23, 2007
Total Views: 728

Friday, June 15, 2007

Maritime Experts Delay Salvage of Grounded Vessel

The latest word from Newcastle, Australia is to wait before re-floating the grounded coal ship “Pasha Bulker”. The West gives us information

June 15, 2007
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