Thursday, July 23, 2020
Maritime News

Seattle Announces New NHL Team Name… The Seattle Kraken

I’m telling you right now I’m already a fan of the Seattle Kraken. I don’t care what anyone says. In case you somehow missed it, the name of the NHL’s...

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Maritime News

Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-6Bs-NAhw Going into the video I honestly wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen Grand Tour C3, which host Jeremy Clarkson notes...

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 26

Thursday, August 30, 2018
News

Need to Relax? Try Listening to the Sounds of an Idling Icebreaker Beset by Ice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpW7iYfuGDU I’ll take idling arctic icebreaker beset in ice and snow over North Atlantic cargo ship in winter storm any day.  Via Relax Sleep ASMR: 10 hours video of Arctic ambience with...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Longest Sailable Straight Line on Earth
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This is the Longest Sailable Straight Line Path on Earth

In 2012, reddit user kepleronlyknows posted a map claiming to show the longest straight line a vessel could theoretically sail on earth without hitting land. The map showed a route...

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Interesting

WATCH: Little Girl Adorably Frightened by Ship’s Horn Blast

“Toot, toot!”

October 19, 2016
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
News

Truck vs Tugboat Ultimate Tug of War – Who ya got?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6HUFm6FKD4 Well this is obviously a promotion for one of them but it was a pretty good effort from both sides. PS – That’s top-of-the-line tow truck. Just saying…

September 21, 2016
Total Views: 33

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WATCH: Truck FAILS at Backing Onto Barge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDDorMeDvII Three questions come to mind after watching this: 1. Why didn’t they tie the barge off? 2. Why is nobody reacting? 3. Why does the title translate to “Obama...

September 21, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, September 2, 2016
Maritime News

Watch: This Guys’ Boat Flies, Literally

Soaring into the weekend like…

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Love Dogs But Hate Seagulls? Then You Have To Meet Bailey The Seagull Security Dog

Two things most mariners have in common; they think of their pups as fellow mariners but consider seagulls to be little more than rats with wings. That may be why...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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NSFW – Meet Natalia, The Crazy Russian Arctic ‘Oceanographer’ Who Polar Bear Plunges With Whales In The Nude

While not the first person to strip naked for whales, Natalia Avseenko may be the first to do it in near freezing Arctic waters. Natalia Avseenko, 36, a Russian scientist...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 986

Monday, August 22, 2016
A Canadian Coast Guard ship tows floatation devices used by U.S. partiers to the Canadian side of the St. Clair River between Michigan and Ontario
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Hundreds of Americans Wash Up (illegally) On Canada’s shore

by Ethan Lou (Reuters) About 1,500 Americans floating down a river that separates the United States from Canada had to be rescued from the water when strong rains and winds...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 8

U.S Navy Sideboys Vocal Group at USS Barry, Navy Ship DD-933
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The Sideboys – Rock’n The Oldies, Navy Style

Everyone knows the U.S. Navy has a killer marching band but did you know they also have a vocal ensemble nicknamed the Navy Sideboys? Neither did we until this video found its way into...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 506

Thursday, March 10, 2016
News

Charity Rowing Team Nearly Collides with Cargo Ship in Atlantic Ocean

A four-man rowing team attempting to row their boat from Europe to Brazil had a close encounter with a cargo ship, narrowly escaping a collision at night.  The team is...

March 10, 2016
Total Views: 5

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Worlds Largest Rubber Duckie
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SPOTD: World’s Largest Rubber Duck

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck didn’t exactly fly south for the winter, but after a much needed off-season rest the cuddly floating fowl will abandon its nest and turn the...

May 30, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, December 29, 2014
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Scottish Fishermen Can Talk to Seagulls

“You’ve overdone it, haven’t you Hamish?” A Scottish fisherman says to a seagull that he’s literally holding in his hand in a pretend news interview he’s giving on YouTube. The on-deck...

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 21, 2014
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Ice Canoe Racing…Only in Canada

Hundreds of years ago when the trading of dead animal furs was kind of a big deal in the area surrounding the St. Lawrence Seaway, the second oldest Canadian sport...

February 21, 2014
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Saturday, November 23, 2013
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Ship Photos of The Day – Tennis, anyone?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain play an exhibition tennis match at a court set up on the deck of the "Argentino Supply" cargo ship.

November 23, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, October 3, 2013
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WATCH: OSV Crew in Africa Performs Toto’s “Africa” in Viral Video

You know what they say... When in Africa, create a mimed rendition music video of the 1983 smash hit "Africa" by Toto and post it on Youtube?

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 165

Monday, September 30, 2013
Interesting

Lego Unveils Maersk Line Triple-E Building Block Kit

Danish toy brick building group Lego has unveiled its plans for a Lego-version of Maersk Line's record breaking Triple-E, aka the world largest containership.

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 17

Monday, September 23, 2013
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Me Mother Was a Mermaid

On September 13, this one-eyed flea-ridden kitten was rescued in Troutdale, Oregon and has since turned into a global internet sensation. When “Sir Stuffington” was brought into Multnomah County Animal...

September 23, 2013
Total Views: 4