Thursday, April 30, 2009
USCG

Popular Mechanics takes a look inside the USCG’s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School

In its April Edition, Popular Mechanics gives its readers an inside look into the USCG’s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School by enrolling one of its authors to attend the course along...

April 30, 2009
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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Building the World’s Largest Ship (well, world’s largest passenger ship)

(Image: Popular Mechanics) Ever wonder what it takes to construct the world’s largest passenger ship?  Well, Popular Mechanicss takes a step by step look at the construction of Royal Carribean’s...

March 3, 2009
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Photo

Container Ship Captain – This Is My Job

Sea-Fever.org points us to Popular Mechanic’s feature “This Is My Job. World’s Coolest Professions“. This month’s feature; Container Ship Captain Andy Merrill, master of Matson’s M/V Manulani. They write; From...

December 11, 2007
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Monday, December 10, 2007
maritime security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtH70edsGQ Want to know more about The Protector? Popular Mechanics tells us; Robots versus pirates—it’s not as stupid, or unlikely, as it sounds. Piracy has exploded in the waters near...

December 10, 2007
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