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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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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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A New Home in Red Hook, Brooklyn for the SS United States?

In early October, the headline in the Philadephia Inquirer was Is the S.S. United States headed toward the scrap yard?. After years of attempting to save the iconic cruise ship, the SS United States Conservancy announced that the SS United … Continue reading

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USS Constitution Going To Dry Dock

 

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Is There Help Ahead For The Calypso?

We posted recently that Jacques Cousteau’s famous research vessel, Calypso, might be in danger of being sold or scrapped. The Calypso, however, may have a savior in Prince Albert II of Monaco. After a long legal battle, a French court … Continue reading

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Restoration Underway For The Nathaniel Bowditch

I greatly appreciate all the hard work going into the repair and restoration of a great Old Sailing Ship. The Nathaniel Bowditch was badly in need of some repairs, looking at the pictures I would say that they could not … Continue reading

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Blackbeards Legacy Can Now be Seen!

Chris Seward – cseward@newsobserver.com X-rays of some of the items taken from Blackbeard’s ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, are seen at a conservation lab in Greenville. The X-rays can show what may be covered up by centuries of iron, sand … Continue reading

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Ponta Vedra Beach Uncovers a Ship Wreck

Volunteers patrolling a Florida beach last week stumbled upon a mysterious buried boat that may date to the early 1900s. The shipwreck was first discovered on Oct. 16 by Peggy Friedmann, a volunteer turtle patroller at Guana Tolomato Matanzas National … Continue reading

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A sad end for a noble ship

LA SPEZIA, Italy — If you’re less than seventy, you’ve most likely in no way heard of the USS Williamsburg. However at one time the lady was among the most well-known ships on the planet — the content associated with … Continue reading

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Drone Ship Could Transform Anti-Sub Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has given rise to some of the best war movies — “Run Silent, Run Deep;” “The Hunt For Red October” and “Das Boot” come to mind. The romance of the terror of being hunted and of the human … Continue reading

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