Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Mapped

This post is brought to us by Peter Mello of (via NOAA), in two seperate installments.  The first post a map of Ocean Energy Distribution Map from Chile Earthquake Tsunami (shown above).  Peter writes: 8.2-foot tsunami wave expected to strike Hilo, Hawaii 11:05 a.m. local time (4:05 p.m. ET) according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Tsunami advisory … [Read more...]

Weekly Leader Podcast – Interview With Admiral Thad Allen

Fellow blogger and podcasting partner, Peter A. Mello, of and Messing About in Ships had the distinguished honor last week of interviewing USCG Commandant Admiral Thad Allen in his other podcast, Weekly Leader. Peter tells us on his blog: In 2006 United States Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen was joined by investor Warren Buffett, NYC Mayor Michael … [Read more...]

MAIS Maritime Podcast – Episode 6

Episode number 6 of our new maritime podcast Messing About In Ships is live. You can listen to it below, read the show notes, download the MP3 or subscribe via iTunes. The above photo is by California Maritime Academy Cadet Robert Hart taken aboard the T/S Golden Bear. … [Read more...]

Maritime Podcast – Episode 02

Here's episode 02 of Messing About In Ships, your new maritime podcast. This week's topics include; Listener Comments Antarctic Cruise Ship Sinking Sinking of the Texas Clipper Pasha Bulker Incident Report - Photos HERE 9 Days on raft after losing keel Subscribe via iTunes or right click.. saves as -> direct link … [Read more...]