Monday, July 22, 2013
Blog

Into the Storm – The Final Days and Decisions on Bounty

Drivers always slow down and rubberneck at car accidents, don’t they?  Like me, you may have caught yourself complaining about the practice and wondering “Why are people so morbid that...

July 22, 2013
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Blog

Bulk Trade-Off: Blood for Money in Indonesia

On February 17th of this year, the Harita Bauxite sank off Cape Balinao in the South China Sea. Of the twenty-four men aboard, only nine survived. The sea can be...

May 23, 2013
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Monday, October 1, 2012
Grounding Incidents

COSTA CONCORDIA – Update

I covered the sinking of the COSTA CONCORDIA back in January and posted some of my initial comments in ‘COSTA CONCORDIA – Fred Fry’s Comments and Questions‘. One of my...

October 1, 2012
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Saturday, January 14, 2012
Incidents

Cruiseship COSTA CONCORDIA Sinks

UPDATE: The captain of the cruise ship COSTA CONCORDIA has been arrested by Italian police as an investigation into Friday night’s grounding is launched.  Read: Updated: Cruise Ship Costa Concordia...

January 14, 2012
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Saturday, April 9, 2011
Blog

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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Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Photo

Sea Shepherd Boat ADY GIL Rammed and Sunk by Japanese Whalers

That did not take long: The crew of the New Zealand trimaran harassing Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean had to be rescued after their boat was rammed and sunk...

January 6, 2010
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Friday, August 28, 2009
Uncategorized

Casualty Outlook

Those of us who spend our time reading casualty reports often end up scratching our heads and muttering “Why the hell did he do that?” Mostly it’s down to a...

August 28, 2009
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Thursday, July 30, 2009
Uncategorized

Casualty Outlook

It’s been a week of fire, ferries and fortunate rescues, as well as tragedies. Sweden saw the collision of two ferries, Gotlandia and Gotlandia II, at Nynäshamn port, south of...

July 30, 2009
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Thursday, July 16, 2009
Uncategorized

Casualty Outlook

Look on the bright side, the Kung Pao Chicken was great even if the ship was sitting on a reef. That was the experience of the nine-strong crew of the...

July 16, 2009
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