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Friday, March 20, 2009
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Popps Ferry Bridge Collapse – Incident Photos

Today, a towing vessel pushing eight barges allided with the Popps Ferry Bridge in Biloxi, Miss., causing a 150-foot section of the bridge to collapse  into

March 20, 2009
Total Views: 333

Saturday, January 24, 2009
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Spotting Bridges 101 – A Basic Guide To Bridge Design

Frequently passing under bridges for a living and over them in the family sedan we, like most mariners, have a fascination with bridge design. In fact one of

January 24, 2009
Total Views: 138

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
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Bayonne Bridge Is No Easy (or cheap) Fix

The Port of New York and New Jersey have recently announced that the raising or replacing of the Bayonne Bridge could be upwards of $2B.  The bridge, which

October 28, 2008
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Interesting

A Tunnel For Ships?

MarineBuzz points us to Norway’s plan to build a One Nautical Mile long tunnel for ships. Reuters tells us: Norway has drawn up plans to build the

October 15, 2008
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
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The BEST View Of The Malacca Straight

Photo by Peter MacDonald Here at gCaptain we are interested in all things we can drive our ships over, under or through… this includes bridges. Our

May 7, 2008
Total Views: 18

Friday, January 11, 2008
Blog

Incident Photo Of The Week – San Francisco Bridge-Barge Allision

SAN FRANCISCO, Calf. – The United Stated Coast Guard is responding to a tug and barge allision with the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.  At approximately

January 11, 2008
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, January 1, 2008
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A Tunnel For Ships?

MarineBuzz points us to Norway’s plan to build a One Nautical Mile long tunnel for ships. Reuters tells us: Norway has drawn up plans to build the

January 1, 2008
Total Views: 3

Sunday, November 11, 2007
Incidents

Follow the path of the Cosco Busan

UPDATE: BoatingSF has a new animation that can be found here: COSCO BUSAN’S TRACK – UPDATED _________________ Our friend John of VesselTrax.com

November 11, 2007
Total Views: 135

Monday, August 6, 2007
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Skyway Bridge Accident And Collapse – May 9, 1980, Tampa Florida

In light of the Minnesota bridge collapse I wanted to share the mayday called immediately following the Skyway Bridge Collapse on May 9th 1980. The Transcript

August 6, 2007
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Sunday, July 15, 2007
Video

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
Total Views: 318

Tuesday, June 12, 2007
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Inside the New San Francisco Bay Bridge

Telstar Logistics brings us the scoop on the construction of the new Bay Bridge in San Francisco. They write: We live in a time of many wonders and miracles,

June 12, 2007
Total Views: 16
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