Wednesday, December 29, 2010
miko-magnetic-patch on hull of nuclear waste tanker
Incidents

Magnetic Patch Seals Nuclear Waste

Miko Marine of Norway reports that one of its magnetic patches has been used to seal a leak in the hull of the nuclear waste freighter ‘Puma’ and thus avoid...

December 29, 2010
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Magnetic Underwater Ship Patch
Maritime News

Magnetic Repair Patch Saves Nuclear Fuel Ship

A magnetic patch made by Miko Marine AS of Norway has been used to seal a leak in the hull of the nuclear waste freighter Puma. The Danish-flagged ship was...

December 28, 2010
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Friday, October 1, 2010
Uncategorized

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Reactors

BBC brings us news of Russia’s push to build the infrastructure needed to operate in the Arctic and control of the large reserves of oil and gas thought to lie...

October 1, 2010
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Interesting

The World’s First Nuclear Merchant Ship – NS Savannah

The United States’ first and only nuclear-powered merchant vessel was designed in hopes of finding peaceful uses for nuclear energy as part of President Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace program in...

July 13, 2010
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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Navy

MARINER WAKE UP CALL – China’s Growning Submarine Fleet

Experts attempting to understand the strategic aims behind China’s aggressive military expansion have generally focused on Taiwan. But a new naval base points at Beijing’s significant and growing interest in...

May 13, 2008
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Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Interesting

Full Episodes of ‘CARRIER’ Posted Online

The following is posted by Fred Fry: For those of you who missed 10-hour PBS CARRIER marathon, have no fear as they were kind enough to post the full series...

May 6, 2008
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Sunday, March 30, 2008
Photo

Russian Nuclear Icebreakers: to the North Pole!

The Picture Blog, Dark Roasted Blend is featuring a series on Russian Nuclear Icebreakers. Here’s a sample: The balance of the pics are here. Paired up for the voyage The...

March 30, 2008
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Friday, March 28, 2008
maritime security

What If? Chemical, Biological, Radiation Attack San Francisco

Photo by steven and darusha Jeff Charlton of 911team.org in London asked a interesting maritime question on the IAEM list-serve the other day that Robin Storm thought we could answer....

March 28, 2008
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Thursday, March 13, 2008
Uncategorized

gCaptain Quiz – Unusual Cargo

What is it?? A free gCaptain t-shirt goes out to the first person who can correctly identify this cargo. UPDATE: We have a winner. Charlie of Sea Wolf Engineering correctly...

March 13, 2008
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Saturday, September 1, 2007
Ship Design

Floating Nuclear Power Plants – Russia

The Wall Street Journal brings us video on Russia’s newest idea, floating nuclear power plants. Thanks to Sea-Fever for the link.

September 1, 2007
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