Friday, October 17, 2014
Interesting

Ebola: Texas Lab Worker Isolated Onboard Carnival Cruise Ship

A lab worker at the Dallas hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan died and two other nurses have fallen ill is in isolation onboard a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean.

October 17, 2014
Total Views: 9

Incidents

Coast Guard Patrol Boat Capsizes Upon Launch [VIDEO]

Not sure when/where this video was taken, but wow. Maybe using inflatable rubber tubes to launch a ship isn’t the best way to go.

October 17, 2014
Total Views: 571

Monday, September 23, 2013
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Blog

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: 24

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
News

China’s Economic Stimulus and the Short-Term Dry Bulk Shipping Impact

Why has there been a relatively sudden demand spike for dry bulk shipping since June 2013? The origins lead directly back to an “Unofficial Economic Stimulus” plan instituted by Premier...

August 27, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Blog

The Cost of Rescue: Why Carnival Shouldn’t Pay and the U.S. Shouldn’t Accept

Should people pay for rescue when it's their fault?

April 16, 2013
Total Views: 200

Sunday, November 25, 2012
Blog

Cyber Monday – Donations & Gifts

Have you started your holiday shopping? While most of the United States is scouting the internet for holiday shopping deals many in New York City are still recovering from the...

November 25, 2012
Total Views: 2

Monday, November 12, 2012
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Engineering News

CMA CGM’s Marco Polo is Now the World’s Largest Containership

The Emma Maersk and her E-class of sister containerships have had their day in the sun, but there’s now an even bigger kid on the block named Marco Polo sporting...

November 12, 2012
Total Views: 882

Sunday, November 11, 2012
remora hiload as
Engineering News

Teekay, Remora, and Their $55 Million Super-sized “Pallet Truck”

Unlike cars, ships can’t just pull the e-brake and stop in the middle of the ocean when they rendezvous with another vessel such as an FPSO.  For close quarters operating...

November 11, 2012
Total Views: 70

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Interesting

UPDATE: Captain of U.S.-Flagged Ocean Atlas Held in Venezuela Amid Weapons Smuggling Investigation

UPDATE: Any and all charges against MV Ocean Atlas, Captain, and crew have been dropped by Venezuelan authorities.  READ UPDATE The American Captain of the U.S.-flagged heavy-lift carrier MV Ocean...

September 6, 2012
Total Views: 5