Friday, October 1, 2010
Weather

Anti-Typhoon Technology: Submarines

Similar to the Atlantic Hurricane season, the Western Pacific is under constant threat of devastating typhoon’s nearly year-round.  This threat has lead a Japanese company to develop a new technology...

October 1, 2010
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Uncategorized

Bizarre Maritime Technology – A Desalination Plant From The Future

From our bizarre ideas file comes the M/V Seadove or “Sustainable Energy and Desalination on Vessel” The ship is an Australian invention that hopes to cost-effectively solve coastal region water...

September 16, 2009
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Weather

Bill Gates Turns to Fighting Hurricanes

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy So what does a semi-retired mega-billionaire philanthropist do with his spare time? Fight some of the strongest forces...

July 21, 2009
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Uncategorized

Cities at Sea: A look at some possibilities

The Seasteading Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating permanent cities at sea as a way to experiment with building new societies without government intereference (as I understand it anyway),...

July 8, 2009
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 3, 2009
Uncategorized

Tubes In The Ocean – Bizarre Marine Technology

For this week’s pick of Bizarre Marine Technology we wanted to go with Glacier Blankets but, although they would likely be transported to the Artic on ships, the relationship to...

July 3, 2009
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Offbeat

Bizarre Marketing – LG’s Unusual Launch of New Eco-Friendly Fridge

LG, the global manufacturer of electronic products and home appliances, has converted a 70-meter long push barge into a large, floating advertisement for the launch of their new eco-friendly refrigerator. ...

June 30, 2009
Total Views: 7

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: 85

Friday, January 16, 2009
Uncategorized

Russian Cargo Submarine – Bizarre Maritime Technology

In 1942 the U.S. Navy used submarines run the Japanese naval blockade and bring munitions and supplies to the beleaguered soldiers on Corregidor. Shortly after this event President Roosevelt ordered...

January 16, 2009
Total Views: 195

Monday, September 15, 2008
Video

Bizarre Maritime Technology – The Anti-Hurricane Technology Wheel

From the Anti-Hurricane Technology Fund in Slovakia comes this invention for mitigating the effects of cyclone damage. The invention is called “The Anti-Hurricane Technology Wheel” and (if they find funding...

September 15, 2008
Total Views: 25

Saturday, July 26, 2008
Uncategorized

Hong Kong Ship Shopping Mall – Ship Docked In The Middle Of City Pleases Shoppers

Is it just me, or does something seem out of place here? Located in the middle of Hong Kong’s largest private housing estate, Whompoa Garden, this cruise ship is  actually...

July 26, 2008
Total Views: 317