Tuesday, April 6, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey

Turkey Arrests Retired Admirals Who Defended Maritime Accord

(Reuters) – Turkey detained 10 retired admirals for signing a statement supporting an 85-year-old maritime accord, and President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the document went beyond freedom of expression...

April 6, 2021
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Monday, March 4, 2019
Vistula Spit
Maritime News

Poland Defies Green Activists, EU with Baltic Canal Project

By Karol Witenberg GDANSK, March 4 (Reuters) – Poland is pressing ahead with plans to dig a waterway across a narrow strip of land that separates its main eastern coastline...

March 4, 2019
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Seine-Nord Canal Project Could Make The Cut, Audit Shows

The cost of a stalled waterway project to link France's Seine river to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands could be cut by around 40 percent to 4.5 billion euros ($6.2 billion), a parliamentary report showed on Wednesday.

December 11, 2013
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Monday, September 9, 2013

Capsized Houseboat [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

That's right, a capsized houseboat.

September 9, 2013
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Thursday, October 6, 2011
Panama Canal Tugs

Panama Canal Orders 14 New Tugs

The Panama Canal Authority has ordered 14 new tugs in anticipation of increased traffic and larger vessels expected with the 2014 completion of the Third Set of Locks expansion project. ...

October 6, 2011
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
suez canal
Engineering News

Turkey To Build Its Own ‘Panama Canal’?

ISTANBUL (Dow Jones)–Turkey will build a new canal connecting the Black Sea with the Marmara Sea to reduce traffic in the Bosporus, one of the world’s busiest and most dangerous...

April 27, 2011
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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Canal Facts, History & Photos – 5 Historic Canals

Mariners have been using man made canals since the time of Mesopotamia. Here is a look at five famous and historic canals from around the world. Panama Canal- Panama The...

April 9, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Suez Canal workers go on strike

According to Ahram Online, over 6,000 Suez Canal Company workers from the cities of Suez and Ismailia began an open-ended sit in today in front of the company’s headquarters.  No...

February 8, 2011
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Friday, September 12, 2008

Miraflores Lock, Panama Canal – Timelapse Video

This is a pretty cool timelapse video shot of the Miraflores Lock in the Panama Canal over a 12 hour period. The Miraflores Lock is one of three locks on...

September 12, 2008
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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Funicular Railway – Interesting Ship Of The Week

We are starting a new feature here on gCaptain titled “Interesting Ship Of The Week” and the first vessel we’d like to share this unusual barge transporter near Krasnoyarskaya Russia....

January 2, 2008
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