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Friday, January 2, 2009

Salvors Having Trouble Freeing the Bow of M/V Fedra

Image Courtesy: Work is underway on the salvage operations of the M/V Fedra, the cargo ship that literally broke in two after being pinned against

January 2, 2009
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Ship Design

Wärtsilä Ship Design Unit Receives Major Orders

We don’t generally post press releases on the blog here, but we have been so fascinated by some of Wärtsilä’s previous work that we thought

September 23, 2008
Total Views: 13

Monday, September 22, 2008

Yacht Salvage – Incident Photo Of The Week

We don’t have the full details on how this yacht found its way to the beach but the photos do a great job in describing the yacht salvage

September 22, 2008
Total Views: 93

Friday, July 4, 2008

Quiz – Titan Pullers?

You have all done well on the previous quizes so here’s a challenge. What’s featured in the picture above? UPDATE: Ignacio-Wenley Palacios

July 4, 2008
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

MSC Napoli Design Flaw. Is Your Ship Effected?

Accident investigators have identified 12 other ships that could suffer the same failure as the container ship Napoli which was beached off

April 22, 2008
Total Views: 236

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

M/V Cougar Ace – Marine Salvage Through A Geek’s Glasses

Editor’s Note: Looking for information on the Baltic Ace tragedy? Catch gCaptain’s full coverage HERE or read, Are RoRo’s Safe?, for more

February 27, 2008
Total Views: 281

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Training Ship Texas Clipper – A Sinking Embarrassment

With over nine years of planning completed Texas A&M‘s training ship the Texas Clipper was prepared to start her new life as an artificial reef.

November 29, 2007
Total Views: 109

Monday, October 1, 2007

ship graveyards – ghost ships at rest

Today Fred Fry linked to an interesting post containing photos, video and the stories behind some of the world’s largest iron graveyards. One of the more

October 1, 2007
Total Views: 102

Monday, June 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Catastrophe Possible Averted as M/V Pasha Bulker Salvage Operation Continues

After pouring over the media reports and available facts I’ve decided the story can best be said by our resident maritime experts, gCaptian’s r.

June 11, 2007
Total Views: 262


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