Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Iceberg Floating In The North Atlantic
Environment

Record Numbers Of Icebergs Swarm Into North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

Hundreds of icebergs have entered North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past few weeks – unusually large numbers this early in the season. This has forced vessels to slow down or take long detours around swarms...

April 19, 2017
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Friday, May 31, 2013
Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Oceanex Connaigra
Maritime News

FSG Launches Innovative Ice-Classed ConRo Ferry, the Oceanex Connaigra

8 months after the first plate of steel was cut, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard has launched the 210 meter-long ConRo ferry Oceanex Connaigra for the Canadian shipping company Oceanex.  Once...

May 31, 2013
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Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Weather

Optimum Ship Routing – From Prevailing Winds To Modern Technology

By Fred Pickhardt of Ocean Weather Services The earliest form of ship routing may have been when early humans used the prevailing easterly winds to sail from island to island...

December 1, 2009
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