Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Interesting

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

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...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 373

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Blog

VIDEO: Hydrofoil Containerships Are Now A Thing (maybe)

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...

August 18, 2019
Total Views: 1227

Monday, July 15, 2019
A crane collapses after the Soul of Luck ship slams into a pier in Tanjung Emas, Semarang
Interesting

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...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 71

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Interesting

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

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,...

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Maritime News

Viral Video Shows Passenger Cruise Take on Huge Breaking Waves

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...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 66

Interesting

Watch: Large Cruise Ship Close Call in Venice Canal – Updated with AIS

A hair-raising video from over the weekend shows the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship nearly crash* during a storm in Venice’s Grand Canal on Sunday. As you can see from the...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 131

Saturday, July 6, 2019
panama-canal-how-it-works
Video

VIDEO: The New Panama Canal – How It Works

Our favorite documentary YouTube channel, Wendover Productions, has a new video on how the New Panama Canal works. Check it out then go subscribe to Wendover’s awesome YouTube Channel. 

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 191

Monday, June 17, 2019
Maritime News

Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 137

Friday, June 14, 2019
Blog

Video Shows Frantic Moments Before Historic Schooner’s Collision with Containership

Some new video today from on board the Elbe No. 5 shows the moments just prior to the historic schooner’s collision with a containership on the Elbe River near Hamburg...

June 14, 2019
Total Views: 314

Blog

Watch: Crazy Dude Brings Boat Between Ship and Pier During Docking

Now I’m not sure what this guy’s business was for being there, but to quote the great 1994 class Dumb and Dumber, “talk about being in the wrong place at...

June 14, 2019
Total Views: 21

Sunday, June 2, 2019
Interesting

Incident Video: MSC Cruise Ship Crashes Into Pier in Venice

A large cruise ship allided with pier and smaller passenger vessel in Venice, Italy on Sunday, injuring four people, local officials said. MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching...

June 2, 2019
Total Views: 1813

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
training ship golden bear
Blog

Cal Maritime Training Ship Bumps Shoreside Crane on Arrival in Barbados – Incident Video

Cal Maritime’s Training Ship Golden Bear sustained minor damage after one of its mast hit a shoreside gantry crane as it arrived in Barbados on Tuesday during its 2019 cruise....

May 22, 2019
Total Views: 196

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thule Air Base
Defense

Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation

Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military’s northernmost installation. Thule’s arctic environment includes icebergs...

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 54

Monday, April 1, 2019
oasis of the seas shipyard accident
Interesting

Oasis of the Seas Involved in Dry Dock Accident at Grand Bahama Shipyard

A large crane collapsed onto the deck of one of the world’s largest cruise ships as it was undergoing repairs in a floating dry dock at the Grand Bahama Shipyard...

April 1, 2019
Total Views: 457

Monday, March 25, 2019
Blog

Watch: AIS Animation Shows Just How Close the Viking Sky Cruise Ship Came to Disaster

An animation of the Viking Sky’s AIS ship tracking shows just how close the cruise came to disaster after losing power along the west coast of Norway on Saturday. The...

March 25, 2019
Total Views: 72

Friday, March 22, 2019
Pioneering Spirit world record
Interesting

Pioneering Spirit Sets New Offshore Lifting Record at Johan Sverdrup

A new offshore lifting world record has been set with the installation of the final topsides in first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development project in the North Sea....

March 22, 2019
Total Views: 111

Thursday, March 14, 2019
michelle ann sinking
Maritime News

Incident Video: Towing Vessel Sinks Near Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed a portion of the lower Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana after a towing vessel sank Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received...

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Maritime News

Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-6Bs-NAhw Going into the video I honestly wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen Grand Tour C3, which host Jeremy Clarkson notes...

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 55

Monday, March 11, 2019
Ports

Watch: Strong Winds Topple Containers at Port of Antwerp

Check out this video filmed Sunday at the Port of Antwerp as strong winds pummeled the area. According to the uploader, the port experienced hurricane-force winds gusts or more than...

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 134

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Maritime News

Passengers Injured as Norwegian Escape Hit by ‘100 Knot Wind Gust’ Off U.S. East Coast

Several passengers aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Escape were reported injured after freak gust of wind reportedly caused the ship to list as much of 45 degrees, causing chairs, tables...

March 6, 2019
Total Views: 38