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Not Just the LCS — EPF, Expeditionary Fast Transport Ships Deficient, As Well

The Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are not the only small new Navy ships with serious operating deficiencies. Recently, the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General released a report on the shortcomings of a new class of fast, shallow … Continue reading

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The Models Are On!

Finally got 40 or so of the model line on the website. Take a look and see if they interest you! Great introductory pricing! We worked hard to get these magnificent models on the site for you to enjoy! Type … Continue reading

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MV Yara Birkeland, Autonomous Container Ship

The first autonomous container ship, the 120 TEU feeder vessel, MV Yara Birkeland, will be launched in 2018. The ship will also be battery-powered and emissions-free. After a period of testing with a crew, the ship is expected to go … 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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Battleship North Carolina

A great cause and a great story for our state battleship. Enjoy our heritage and see a great ship!  

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First Look at New Ulstein X-STERN Hull

  This hull is designed to help cut resistance in the water and help cut fuel consumption. A brave experiment and logistics to build something of this design were difficult at best. Read below. The first of two new Service … Continue reading

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Colombia says it recently found the valuable San José shipwreck

President says an unnamed foreigner who “looks like Hemingway” was key to the find A U.S. company says it identified the wreck, thought to be worth billions, in 1980s This undated photo taken by Colombia’s Anthropology and History Institute (ICANH) … Continue reading

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USS Constitution Going To Dry Dock

 

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Maersk Ship Detained By Iranian Navy

A Maersk containership was seized Tuesday by Iranian forces as it travelled through the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, the U.S. Pentagon has confirmed. The ship has been identified as the Marshall Islands-flagged containership MV Maersk Tigris, which … Continue reading

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Liana’s Crew Rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued all nine crewmembers from the Canadian tall ship Liana’s Ransom 58 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts on Monday. As of Monday night the vessel was abandoned but being tracked by the Coast Guard. According to … Continue reading

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