Monday, March 30, 2009
Offbeat

Aquapod Subsea Fish Farms – Bizarre Maritime Technology

This week’s Bizzare Maritime Technology is Aquapod Fish Farms. After frustrations in the Maine salmon farming industry, Steve Page spent two years creating a galvanized steel wire structure aimed at...

March 30, 2009
Total Views: 53

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Offbeat

Deep Flight Super Falcon – Ocean Depth Submersible for Super Rich

If you were lucky enough to be the owner of a multi-million dollar luxury superyacht, what kind of toys would you want to have on it to show off to...

March 11, 2009
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Offbeat

Portuguese Water Dog – Facts, Photos & Nautical History

Today’s article from the San Francisco Chronicle, “Obamas could inspire a wave of water dogs” gives a clear description why history’s most famous maritime dogs are getting lots of attention...

March 4, 2009
Total Views: 56

Thursday, December 18, 2008
Offbeat

New Website Educates The World on Container Shipping

The Container Shipping Information Service recently launched its new website shipsandboxes.com to provide information to the public, businesses and media on the importance of container shipping in our everyday lives....

December 18, 2008
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Offbeat

Google Changes Veterans Day “Doodle” to Acknowledge Coast Guard

Google, the search engine and advertising powerhouse that is just about set to take over the world, is catching some real grief over their original Veterans Day logo (shown above)....

November 12, 2008
Total Views: 12

Friday, October 31, 2008
Offbeat

Ghost’s of The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary was in service for decades as both a World War II transport ship and a luxury liner. It wasn’t intended as such at the time, but the...

October 31, 2008
Total Views: 22

Offbeat

Lego Man! Photos Of The Beached Toy | UPDATE: Third Lego-Man Washes Ashore In Florida!

UPDATE: A third mystery lego-man has washed up on a beach in Florida.  What is happening!  Read here for the update!! ORIGINAL: To the delight of children in the area,...

October 31, 2008
Total Views: 59

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Offbeat

Cool and Unique USCG Patches

USCG: Taylors Island USCG: Activities Baltimore, Prevention Team 1 (2002- USCG: Castle Rock, Main USCG: Aids to Navigation Team Boston (1996- Here is a look at some really cool and...

September 17, 2008
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Monday, June 9, 2008
Offbeat

Gold Fever – Let The Season Begin

The NYTimes reports:  The fever is contagious. Gold fever, that is. Symptoms? Unwavering optimism. ”Today’s the day,” legendary treasure hunter Mel Fisher would say as he set out to sea...

June 9, 2008
Total Views: 6

Friday, May 9, 2008
Offbeat

Monsters of the Deep

BBC News/Science is reporting: Monster warning to protect oceans The landing of a colossal squid by New Zealand fishermen earlier this year offered a rare glimpse into the mysterious world...

May 9, 2008
Total Views: 2

Monday, February 4, 2008
Offbeat

The Meltdown Chair – Recycling Polypropylene Line

An interesting way to recycle Polypropylene Line. More details can be found HERE. (Via Sea-Fever)

February 4, 2008
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Offbeat

Lego Ships – M/V Lego Aircraft Carrier, Lego Lighthouse, Lego Bulk Ship

In celebration of Lego’s 50th anniversary we bring you Lego Ships, Lego Lighthouses, Lego Aircraft carriers and other nautical lego sets. Lego Aircraft Carrier This absolutely enormous Lego aircraft carrier...

January 29, 2008
Total Views: 150

Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Offbeat

Prison Ships

In need of a prison “ship” of your own? Bibby Renaissance has recently finished a multi-million pound refurbishment programme, and is ready for charter. Berthed in the Singapore region, she is ideally...

January 15, 2008
Total Views: 16

Sunday, January 6, 2008
Offbeat

Popsicle Stick Ship – Interesting/Odd Ship of The Week

MAKE Blog brings us this interesting ship: He used to break bones, now former Hollywood stuntman Robert Mc-Donald uses popsicle sticks to break world records. McDonald has built three Viking-ship...

January 6, 2008
Total Views: 42

Monday, August 20, 2007
Interesting

Speed From Efficiency – The Sea Phantom

Looking like a James Bond craft but powered by a simple outboard the Sea Phantom’s design focuses on efficiency to bring speeds over 70knots. Wired Blog tells us:

August 20, 2007
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Offbeat

Rescue At Sea – Lego Life Saved

A daring rescue at sea was performed by tourists at the Dutch resort of Zandvoort yesterday. The efforts began when a large orange head was observed floating towards the beach....

August 8, 2007
Total Views: 1