Tuesday, July 20, 2010

History in HD: Lg Format Glass Negs of Ships & Bridges

New York Over the River: 1903 – New York circa 1903. "East River from Brooklyn tower of Williamsburg Bridge." 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full...

July 20, 2010
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Port of Singapore – The World’s Busiest Container Port?

The Port of Singapore holds the title of world’s busiest container port because it handles the largest amount of total shipping tonnage. It also tranships a fifth of the world’s...

July 15, 2010
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

SONS 2010 – Spill of National Significance Exercise in Portland, Maine; Day Two

Article by Maya Cohen – Photos by Sandra Konigmacher Day One » 0820: 35 degrees F with sideways blowing snow – USCGC SHACKLE approaching South Portland CG Station pier. The...

March 25, 2010
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Oil Spill

SONS 2010 – Spill of National Significance Exercise in Portland, Maine; Day One

 Article by Maya Cohen – Photos by Sandra Konigmacher (Monkey Fist) – Day Two » Incident scene: Portland Harbor (full size) Day One; March 23, 2010 Every three years, since...

March 23, 2010
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Saturday, February 13, 2010
maritime security

Los Angeles Launches WMD Screening Ship

Photo Courtesy of Tucker Axum III Feb. 12, 2010 Global Security Newswire A ship carrying equipment and personnel to screen the cargo of vessels entering the Long Beach and Los...

February 13, 2010
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Photo: Grasp in Port au Prince Harbor

  photo sent by Justin. O. Vandenheuvel; USCG Cutter Oak

January 22, 2010
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Thursday, January 21, 2010

1,400 Planes Waiting to Bring Aid to Haiti, Containers Soon to Follow

Jan. 21, 2010 / Associated Press – About 120 to 140 flights a day are now able to land at the country’s single airport in Port-au-Prince, which was damaged in last...

January 21, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Haiti: Damage to Main Port Video


January 20, 2010
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Haiti: CG Continues Evacuations, Clears Port

As of Monday, the Coast Guard has evacuated 662 Americans from Haiti. By Susan Schept – NavyTimes Although doing medevacs and ferrying Americans out of the danger zone is a...

January 19, 2010
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Two Super-Post Panamax Cranes Arrive in Port of Tacoma

Photo Courtesy: Port of Tacoma Yesterday, the Port of Tacoma saw the arrival of two new cranes headed for the Washington United Terminal on the Blair Waterway. The two Super-Post...

January 27, 2009
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Thursday, August 21, 2008

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to British firm Laing O’Rourke and Belgium’s...

August 21, 2008
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Saturday, April 5, 2008

National Geographic “America’s Port” – Starts Sunday

The following is posted by Fred Fry: I mentioned back in Maritime Monday 103 that National Geographic is set to start airing a short series called America’s Port that was...

April 5, 2008
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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

30 Days of San Francisco Ship Traffic – Charted

Click Image For Hi-Resolution Version/ Being technologically oriented ship drivers we are easily excited by new web sites that combine these interests. Having worked closely with web based AIS (Digital...

April 2, 2008
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

10 Busiest US Container Ports Visualized

U.S. International Container Trades by Port, 2001-2006 Visualized (Thousand TEU’s) Source: Port Import/Export Reporting System (PIERS). Detailed data available at www.piers.com. More Visualizations (that you can play with!) over at...

December 5, 2007
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Google World Port Map

Do you think you can name this port? If so visit HERE to vote. This google map is brought to you by World Port Source which provides interactive satellite images,...

October 23, 2007
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