Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Top 20 Most Viewed Maritime Stories of 2013 [LIST]

2013 was a wild year, with a lot of anticipated highs and some unexpected lows in the maritime world. Here is a look back at the top 20 stories that got you clicking

December 17, 2013
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Wärtsilä RT-flex 50DF engine
Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s Secret Weapon Revealed [HD PHOTOS]

At a press event in Trieste, Italy this week, Finnish marine engine manufacturer Wärtsilä pulled the curtain to reveal the RT-flex 50DF, the world's first 2-stroke, low-pressure, dual fuel engine.

November 13, 2013
Total Views: 262

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.

July 21, 2013
Total Views: 3929

Sunday, June 9, 2013
S/S Ayrfield floating-forest

Ship Photo Of The Week – S/S Ayrfield, The Floating Forest

On the south bank of the Parramatta River, 16 kilometers west of Sydney, is Homebush Bay. Established in the 1800s the area served various purposes until 1970 when the Australian...

June 9, 2013
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

SPOTD – Vela’s Product Tanker Alnasl Star Docks at Duba, Saudi Arabia

A fisherman pulls in his net as the 49k DWT product tanker, Alnasl Star transfers cargo at the northwestern Saudi Arabia port city of Duba on 20 April 2013. The...

April 21, 2013
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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Inside the Amazing Estonian Maritime Museum

This summer I had the opportunity to take a day trip to the wonderful Capital city of Tallinn, Estonia. While I have been to the city many times before, this...

September 6, 2012
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Monday, March 19, 2012

Ship Breaking In Bangladesh – The Graveyard of Giants

The Graveyard of Giants By Jan Møller Hansen – Click HERE for the full photo slideshow. [dropcap]S[/dropcap] hip breaking in Bangladesh started back in 1960 when the Bay of Bengal was struck by a...

March 19, 2012
Total Views: 92

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Largest Crane In The World [IMAGES]

20,000 metric tons. That’s 98 Statues of Liberty or 10,000 VW Beetles. But when you’re building the world’s largest vessels in the world, your crane needs to muscle every last...

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 426

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Panama Lightning Spectacular! – Ship Photo of the Week

The above photo was submitted by gCaptain charter member Eric Miller and was taken by John Dunaway, 2nd mate of the 8,000 DWT US Flagged heavy lift vessel M/V Ocean...

October 4, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011
swimsuit oil beach beautiful girl bodypaint

Covered In Oil – Summer Swimsuit Edition

  Does this make you wanna protect the ocean?  Or are you too distracted right now to have an opinion… Via Unofficial Networks

August 26, 2011
Total Views: 116

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
rambler phaedo

RAMBLER 100 Rescue Images and Interview with skipper George David [VIDEO]

Rambler 100 skipper George David is interviewed this morning following the dramatic capsize of his yacht and successful rescue of his crew. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnbsFI6BZrw The media crew for Team Phaedo, one...

August 16, 2011
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
HMS Sutherland NGS Drills

Photo of the Week – Royal Navy fires at Libya

Image by LA(PHOT) Keith Morgan, Royal Navy 29 July 2011 (Royal Navy) HMS Sutherland practised Naval Gunnery Support (NGS) drills by firing High Explosive (HE) and Star Shell rounds from her 4.5-inch...

August 2, 2011
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Sunday, July 24, 2011
port and starboard

You know you’re in a maritime town when…

Saw these socks at Grauls supermarket in Annapolis, Maryland the other day. Awesome.

July 24, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Luis-Carlos-Amaral-Laranjeria operation ATALANTA piracy

EUNAVFOR Operation ATALANTA Photography Competition

FIRST PLACE IMAGE: (c) Luis Carlos Amaral Laranjeria (EUNAVFOR) To record the work of Operation ATALANTA and to increase the library of related photographs, all the officers, sailors and marines involved...

July 20, 2011
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Thursday, July 14, 2011
Fire Incidents

Piper Alpha Disaster – Anniversary Of Tragedy In The North Sea

This week marks the 23th anniversary of the worst offshore oil disaster in history. The Piper Alpha was a North Sea oil production platform operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd....

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 238

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Argos HDR shipyard

15 Incredible Shipyard Photos

Each month we cover a variety of different photography that pertains to the maritime world around us (you can find many of them in our section Amazing Photos). This time...

July 6, 2011
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
M/V Tsuru, Brayton Point, coal carrier, Narragansett Bay, merchant ship

Ship Photo of The Week – Outbound Narragansett Bay

M/V Tsuru, a self-unloading coal carrier, was outbound from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island last week.  This vessel is currently on the spot charter market and had just unloaded her cargo...

June 14, 2011
Total Views: 14

Sunday, June 12, 2011
maltese falcon, perini

At the Newport Shipyard…

We were docked next to this rather conspicuous beast while racing in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta this past weekend. Let’s see how quick you all can tell...

June 12, 2011
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Thursday, May 5, 2011
Steven Putnam, Captain Kevin Coyne, Cal Hayden

GL Noble Denton, Fassmer, USMMA & Wilhelmsen Party – OTC 2011

Germanischer Lloyd, Fassmer, USMMA & Wilhelmsen hosted a party at this week’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. The party was well attended by global leaders within the maritime sector of...

May 5, 2011
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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Canal Facts, History & Photos – 5 Historic Canals

Mariners have been using man made canals since the time of Mesopotamia. Here is a look at five famous and historic canals from around the world. Panama Canal- Panama The...

April 9, 2011
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