Thursday, May 7, 2015
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Meet Jimmy – The Amazing Model Man Of Belhaven

By US Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn On a sunny April afternoon, in a town where the Pantego Creek meets the Pungo River, just northwest of the...

May 7, 2015
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Tuesday, September 28, 2010
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For The Child Within Us: The World’s Biggest Ships Scaled As Wood Toys

[Image via PostlerFerguson] Like it or not, the holiday season (yes the holidays) are quickly approaching and every year we try to find some cool nautical gift ideas for the...

September 28, 2010
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Wednesday, March 3, 2010
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New “Q-Max” LNG Carrier for Port Revel

In 2009, Sogreah, a firm of consulting engineers working in the fields of water, energy and the environment, launched the Otello, a 1:25 scale model of one of the world’s...

March 3, 2010
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Friday, September 25, 2009
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Manned Models – An Unusual Training Device

From the gCaptain archives… Our friend Peter Mello at Sea-Fever, a must read maritime blog, brings us the model building obsession of William Terra. This one stopped me cold for...

September 25, 2009
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Friday, January 23, 2009
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Ship Model Of The Week – Disney Magic

When shipping companies spend millions or hundreds of millions of dollars building a new ship they often follow up with a model that’s a fraction of the size and price...

January 23, 2009
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Friday, October 26, 2007
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Ship Model of the Week – Bunga Cenderawasih, LNG Tanker

Our ship model of the week is the Malaysia International Shipping Company’s (MISC) LNG Tanker Bunga Cenderawasih. The model is of the 17 year old Korean built ship prior to...

October 26, 2007
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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
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Development Driller III (aka DD3) – ship model of the week

Maybe it’s just because we have fans aboard the DD1,2&3 but more likely just because this is an amazing model. It shows the Global SantaFe’s (soon to be Transocean?) Development...

October 16, 2007
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