Ship Photo of the Day – Iceberg Wrangling in the North Atlantic

Atlantic Towing vessels wrangle up an iceberg drifting near offshore rigs in the North Atlantic off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast. The photo was posted to social media by Saint John, Canada-based JD Irving, Ltd. and shows the moment the line was shot across so that the vessels could guide it iceberg to a safer location. Photo courtesy Wayne Power/JD Irving Ltd. … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of the Day – Iceberg Wrangling in the North Atlantic

Atlantic Towing vessels wrangle up an iceberg drifting near offshore rigs in the North Atlantic off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast. The photo was posted to social media by Saint John, Canada-based JD Irving, Ltd. and shows the moment the line was shot across so that the vesselsĀ could guide it iceberg to a safer location. Photo courtesy Wayne Power/JD Irving Ltd. via … [Read more...]

Thames Barrier Closed As Hurricane-Force Winds Wreak Havoc In Britain – UPDATE

By Erik Kirschbaum and Belinda Goldsmith BERLIN/LONDON Dec 5 (Reuters) - Hurricane-force Storm Xaver blasted towards mainland Europe on Thursday after cutting transport and power in northern Britain and killing three people in what meteorologists warned could be the worst storm to hit the continent in years. British authorities said the Thames Barrier, designed to protect … [Read more...]