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The New (Rebuilt) Bluenose II

The best thing that can be said about the “rebuilding” of the Canadian schooner Bluenose II is that is it is over and that the Bluenose II is a lovely vessel. Unfortunately, it took seven years and cost C$24 million … Continue reading

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The USS Fitzgerald Is At Fault. This Is Why.

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Every ship, regardless of nationality or purpose, is required to carry one terse book . This book is titled the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions but is better know by its acronym “COLREGs”. The chapters … Continue reading

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Repairing Sextants in the Age of GPS

I first arrived in New York harbor forty years ago, as a freshly minted naval architect working for Moore McCormack. In those days, the Brooklyn docks were crowded with US flag shipping companies, many with their headquarters or sales offices … Continue reading

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UFO Reported in Gulf of Mexico: OSV Engineer Says He Saw Large Craft Hovering Near Rig

A crew member of an offshore supply vessel in the Gulf of Mexico claims he saw a UFO ‘fives times’ the size of his vessel and UFO trackers are now looking for more witnesses to come forward with any information possibly related … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Jettisons Balconies And Adopts RFID Tracking In New Celebrity Edge Class Design

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is willing to bet $5 billion that he can take everything you know about cruising and flip it upside down. Or at least outside in. … Continue reading

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China Welcomes Onlookers as Aircraft Carrier Skirts Japan

    China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier pictured during its inauguration in September 2012. Photo: Simon Yang/CC BY-SA 2.0 reuters_logo1BEIJING, Dec 29 (Reuters) – If people want to come and look at China’s first aircraft carrier, they are very welcome, the … Continue reading

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Ice Coated Ship Arrives In Duluth

Wow I know alot of you all are in the winter country but this is making me cold just watching the video!

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Underwater Archaeology Expedition Uncovers Dozens of Ancient Shipwrecks in Black Sea

When an international team of scientists set out on an expedition to map submerged ancient landscapes in the Bulgarian waters of the Black Sea, there was no telling what exactly they would find. After all an expedition of this size … Continue reading

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Interesting facts about the new DDG1000

8 Interesting Facts About DDG1000 – US Navy’s Ship From The Future

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Ship that saved 7 during ‘Perfect Storm’ to be sunk off N.J.

The USS Zuni survived the submarine-infested waters of the Pacific during World War II as it towed torpedoed warships to safety and aided in the Battle of Iwo Jima. A half-century later and renamed the Tamaroa, it overcame gale force … Continue reading

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