Nuclear

Monday, November 2, 2020
Molten Salt Reactor nuclear-battery
Environment

Bill Gates Launches A Nuclear Ship Battery Partnership

It’s been over sixty years since the first (and last) US-flagged nuclear-powered cargo ship set sail but, if Bill Gates has his way, the ocean may soon

November 2, 2020
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Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Environment

Japan To Release Fukushima’s Nuclear Waste Water Into Sea

By Kaori Kaneko (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government has decided to release over one million tonnes

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 581

Friday, January 24, 2020
Environment

Will Fukushima Waste Be Diluted And Dumped In The Pacific?

By Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material

January 24, 2020
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Saturday, July 22, 2017
Navy Nuclear Reactor Core
Navy

Navy Is Underfunding Nuclear Research Says U.S. Reps

by Timothy Gardner (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers urged the U.S. Energy Department to move faster with a research program on converting nuclear

July 22, 2017
Total Views: 443

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy
Defense

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 263

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Nuclear Reactor Core
Navy

U.S. Navy Sailor Convicted Of Stealing Nuclear Secrets

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) A U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced on Friday to one year in prison for illegally taking photos inside restricted areas of a nuclear

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
offshore wind turbine
Environment

Could Offshore Wind Replace Nuclear Power?

by Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) Britain could scrap the 18 billion-pound ($23 billion) nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point and get the same amount of

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 64

Saturday, July 16, 2016
China General Nuclear Ship
News

China’s Plans To Float Nuclear Reactors In Disputed Waters

by Kathy Chen and David Stanway (Reuters) China aims to launch a series of offshore nuclear power platforms to promote development in the South China Sea,

July 16, 2016
Total Views: 26

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Maritime News

Russia and China to Collaborate on Developing Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Rosatom, Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation announced last week that its subsidiary Rusatom Overseas signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CNNC

August 3, 2014
Total Views: 23

Saturday, April 6, 2013
Japanese ship Damaged
Uncategorized

Fukushima Plant Leaked 120 Tons of Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean

How much radioactive waste has leaked into the pacific ocean? Tokyo Electric Power Co. (9501) said thousands of gallons of highly radioactive water has

April 6, 2013
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 15, 2012
russian-nuclear-submarine-k159
Navy

Russia Considers Arctic Salvage of Nuclear Submarines

While the world debates the practice of scrapping toxic ships on the beaches of 3rd world nations, some environmentalists point to a much larger

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Blog

Nuclear Tsunami Video | First Hand Account

Let me just say that Pat Bradley is lucky to be able to recount anything these days. That’s because in the 1950’s he was a cameraman in charge of

September 11, 2012
Total Views: 121

Monday, July 30, 2012
USS Indianapolis
Defense

67 Years Ago, A Cargo of Death and Sea of Horror

67 years ago, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) arrived at the Pacific island of Tinian to deliver the firing mechanism and uranium-235 material for the first atomic

July 30, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Diablo Canyon Power Plant
Uncategorized

Fukushima – Is The Crisis Over For The Pacific?

The March 11, 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant attracted thousands of reporters and photographers from around the world, but most have since gone

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Uncategorized

Woods Hole Oceanographic Conducts Search For Nuclear Fallout

An international research team is reporting the results of a research cruise they organized to study the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Taimyr-Russian-Nuclear-Icebreaker
Incidents

Russian Icebreaker Pulls Into Port After Nuclear Scare

With the news of nuclear troubles in Japan, another close call largely escaped the press. On May 6th the Russia’s Taimyr, a nuclear-powered icebreaker

May 18, 2011
Total Views: 25

Sunday, March 27, 2011
NS-OTTO-HAHN-NUCLEAR-SHIP
Blog

A Story Of (Irrelevant) Nuclear Success At Sea

gCaptain has covered nuclear ships in the past highlighting America’s only nuclear merchant ship, the N/S Savannah and brought you pictures from

March 27, 2011
Total Views: 113

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Blog

Ship Tracking Of Pacific Ocean Fallout – Japan Nuclear Crisis

gCaptain has spent the last few days working with a few government agencies (AMVER, NOAA, NASA) to determine the extent of the fallout over the pacific. As of

March 17, 2011
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 14, 2011
Defense

U.S. Navy repositions ships after contamination detected from Japanese nuclear power plant

PHOTO: USS Blue Ridge courtesy U.S. Navy USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) – At Sea (NNS) — The U.S. 7th Fleet has temporarily repositioned its ships and

March 14, 2011
Total Views: 15

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Blog

Let Pobedy: A Tour Of The World’s Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker

Launched in Saint Petersburg Russia the NS Ural was not actually commissioned until 2007. By that time it had a new name, the NS Let Pobedy, and a new

January 20, 2011
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