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U.S. Navy Ships Launch Tomahawk Missiles Into Syria

The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations against Syria while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017. U.S. Navy Photo The United States fired 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria Thursday from two U.S. Navy ships in what … 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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Wind Sails On a Tanker?

  Illustration shows two Flettner rotor sails installed onboard a Maersk Tanker vessel. Photo: Maersk Tankers/Norsepower A Maersk-owned tanker is set to be fitted with two Flettner rotor sails as part of a industry project seeking to test the century-old … Continue reading

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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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Explosion in New York Harbor

Black Tom — 100 Years Ago, the Night New York Harbor Exploded At around 2 a.m. on the Sunday morning of July 30, 1916, one hundred years ago today, explosions on Black Tom Island rocked New York harbor. The blasts … Continue reading

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America’s Newest Tall Ship Looking for Deckhands, Oliver Hazard Perry

This sounds like a great opportunity for licensed deckhands. The Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry is looking for crew. From their recent announcement: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is seeking to hire licensed deckhands for its brand … Continue reading

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Hull Repair For The HMS Victory

The old girl is collapsing! Not really but really. Please read this story I found on “Old Salt Blog” and watch the video. Last week we made a post with the headline, HMS Victory ‘Collapsing’ Under Her Own Weight.  The headline … 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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U.S. faces ship shortage for gas exports

by Joachim Dagenborg, (Reuters)The expected boom in liquefied natural gas exports from the United States risks being hampered by a lack of vessels to handle the trade, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard told shipping industry executives on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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China and U.S. Navy Have Had Two Confrontations in South China Sea

    By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China asserted the right to maintain security over islands it’s building in the South China Sea, after the country’s navy ordered a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the area. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong … Continue reading

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