Friday, October 19, 2007

Crash Astern Test – Video

Here is some video of engine room operations during a crash astern test for sea trials. Nothing too exciting but you can find more sea trial test of the Hansa...

October 19, 2007
Total Views: 432

Monday, October 15, 2007

Breaking the Heart – S/S Norway

Today is Blog Action Day and the topic of discussion throughout the blogoshpere is the environment. There are many issues and environmental news stories worth addressing like alternative energy ideas,...

October 15, 2007
Total Views: 17

Monday, October 8, 2007

righting of the m/v republica di genoa

Righting of the M/V Republica di Genoa

October 8, 2007
Total Views: 9

Sunday, October 7, 2007

What 40,000 pounds of cocaine looks like

October 7, 2007
Total Views: 50

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Air Cavity System

Marine experts in Denmark are testing a new device they call the Air Cavity System. Which has the potential to save up to 15% of fuel consumption by reducing friction...

September 30, 2007
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Sighting of the Week – Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel

Our friends at Panbo, The Marine Electronics Blog clued us in on this rare San Francisco Bay sighting today; the WAM-V also known as the spider boat. The company behind...

September 25, 2007
Total Views: 7

Monday, September 24, 2007

Knock Nevis – Video Of The World’s Largest Ship

Photo slideshow of the world’s largest ship ever built the (now) FSO Knock Nevis. A graphical Comparison:

September 24, 2007
Total Views: 714

Sunday, September 23, 2007
Maritime Security

piracy at sea – seajacking and phantom ships

In this modern age with AIS tracking and global satellite coverage you may ask how a pirate can get away with stealing an entire ship. Occasionally referred to as Seajacking...

September 23, 2007
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The Queen Mary II – YouTube Superstar

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and amateur ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and capable. She’s also a YouTube...

September 18, 2007
Total Views: 17

Thursday, September 6, 2007

The Ship Breakers – Video

[googlevideo][/googlevideo] tells us: (CBS) This segment was originally broadcast on Nov. 5, 2006. It was updated on Aug. 29, 2007. Now and then 60 Minutes take viewers to places...

September 6, 2007
Total Views: 7

Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524, Port of Registry: Copenhagen,...

August 20, 2007
Total Views: 24

Monday, August 6, 2007

Skyway Bridge Accident And Collapse – May 9, 1980, Tampa Florida In light of the Minnesota bridge collapse I wanted to share the mayday called immediately following the Skyway Bridge Collapse on May 9th 1980. The Transcript from the Mayday...

August 6, 2007
Total Views: 1376

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Video of the Emma Maersk – World’s Largest Container Ship

Here is some video of the Emma Maersk, the World’s Largest Container Ship, at sea. Comments from the video: The first build of Maersk Line’s E-Series, the 11,000 TEU Emma...

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 138


Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better rescue...

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 468

Monday, June 4, 2007

The Deadliest Catch – Rogue Wave Edition

Some Rogue Wave Footage from “The Deadliest Catch” Here is another unfortunate but interesting video on fishing in heavy seas: More Links: Wikipedia: Rogue Waves

June 4, 2007
Total Views: 25