Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Maritime News

Viral Video Shows Passenger Cruise Take on Huge Breaking Waves

Apparently this took place in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 30, 2019. “A charter boat on their return from a sunset cruise ran into huge waves. He was coming into the...

July 10, 2019
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

PHOTOS: Historic Whaleship Charles W. Morgan Under Full Sail

The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan with full sails set while in the midst of a historic voyage to New England ports.

June 18, 2014
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Engineering News

“Wind Challenger” a Next Generation Bulk Carrier

As fuel prices continue to put a relentless burden on shipowners, the age of sail may be returning. A joint industry project launched in 2009 by the University of Tokyo...

April 9, 2014
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce and B9 Shipping: Reviving the Age of Sail

Rolls-Royce is working with B9 Shipping to develop a ship with a capacity of 4,500 tonnes that will be primarily powered by a 180-foot sail, with bio-methane engines providing additional...

July 17, 2013
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Friday, June 28, 2013

American Schooner Goes Missing in South Pacific

Seven missing, including six Americans.

June 28, 2013
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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Engineering News

Could Wind Power Return to Commercial Shipping?

As the shipping industry endeavours to conserve expensive fossil fuels, cargo ship designers are now turning to the oldest source of power there is: the wind – but can the...

November 14, 2012
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Saturday, March 10, 2012

This Day in Tech: March 9, 1862; Ironclads

1862: Civil War ironclads stage the first sea battle in naval history between armor-plated vessels. By Tony Long The battle took place at Hampton Roads, Virginia, where a day earlier...

March 10, 2012
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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Maritime Monday for January 9th, 2012

Maritime Paintings by Anton Otto Fischer The charred head of a dodo. Find out more about it here. (via drtuesdaygjohnson) Above, a 1945 Esquire magazine pin-up calendar by Peruvian artist...

January 8, 2012
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Sunday, October 9, 2011

MM October 10, 2011: The Russian Edition

Do You Like Movies About Sailors? Long time readers of this column will surely remember our old friend Fred posting links to posts on the blog EnglishRussia that were of...

October 9, 2011
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