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Wind Power at Sea: The Vindskip Merchant Ship

There are many concepts for using wind as a source of clean, renewable energy. But on a merchant vessel? That's definitely a novel idea! And yet, …

Shippers at every port on the west coast will stop working this weekend

However, the Pacific Maritime Association said terminal yard, rail and gate operations at the ports, which handle nearly half of U.S. maritime trade and over 70 percent of imports from Asia, will go on at the discretion of terminal managers through Saturday and Sunday, the group said.<p>The …

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This is the most important financial market in the world right now

The Baltic Dry index, which plunged before the 2008 financial crash, is now at its lowest level since 1986<p>Why is the Baltic Dry Index important?<p>The Baltic Dry Index is seen as a leading indicator for world economic growth because it tracks the demand of moving raw materials such as coal, iron, …

Baltic Exchange

Boost for Coast Guard, Parrikar set to commission four ships on Monday

With just over a fortnight following the interception of the suspect pakistani fishing boat, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is all set to augment its …

Cruise Ships

Venice overturns ban on large cruise ships

A ban on large cruise ships passing through the centre of <b>Venice</b> – imposed in November – has been overturned by Italian authorities.<p>The city’s regional court of appeal (Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale) threw out the new regulations that prevent all ships over 96,000 gross tons from sailing along …

Italy

After plunging from Royal Caribbean ship, man rescued by Disney Magic

MIAMI—A passenger who plunged into the sea from one of the world’s largest cruise ships last week was later rescued by crew members from another …

These Intense Photos Show How The US Navy Keeps Its Warships Supplied At Sea

"UNREP," short for "underway replenishment," is the term used to describe the transfer of fuel, food, ammunition, repair or replacement parts, people and mail from supply ships to combatants like frigates, destroyers, and aircraft carriers.<p>Simply put, UNREP keeps Navy ships at sea. It's a dangerous …

Military

Iowa Class Battleships Are The Widest Ships To Ever Use The Panama Canal

Now that's a tight fit! The image above depicts the decommissioned <i>USS Iowa's</i> final transit through the Panama Canal on March 28, 2001. The <i>Iowa Class</i> …

10 Differences between the Classic and Dream Class Ships on Disney Cruise Line

I get asked all the time how the four Disney Cruise Line ships differ. And I especially get this question from guests who have sailed on one of the …

Cruise Ships

Expedition Cruise Company Updates Adventure Cruise Ships - Lindblad Expeditions

Welcome to Cruise Critic; we're happy you decided to register to become a Cruise Critic Member.<p><b>Forum Rules</b><p><b>Important: Do Not Use Your REAL NAME as</b> …

Cruise Ships

Traders Are Hoarding Oil In These Colossal Ships While They Wait For Prices To Bounce Back

Traders are in a mad dash to rent some of the world's biggest oil tankers so they can store crude while prices remains in record-low territory.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that TI Oceania, which has been booked by oil traders Vitol, is stationed off Singapore and is likely to remain there for …

Oil & Gas Industry

Shipwreck excavation may explain how 17th-century warship blew itself up

Cotswold Archaeology and local divers hope to solve mystery of how the warship London sank off Southend<p>An underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the …

Lujac Desautel Glass Yacht

Ever have trouble remembering which yacht is yours after a night out in Monaco? That won't be a problem with the Lujac Desautel Glass Yacht. Built …

Galapagos Islands in a state of emergency as ship wreck sparks fears of environmental disaster

A state of emergency has been declared over the Galapagos Islands as it was feared a stranded cargo ship could cause an environmental disaster.<p>The …

Amazing Photos Show True Scale of Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner

Marking the 10th Anniversary of the iconic ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, Cunard captain, Captain Kevin Oprey, agreed to go overboard and pose for these …

Picture of the Day: Big Ship in a Tiny Canal

BIG SHIP IN A TINY CANAL<p>Photograph by coolmonfrere on Flickr<p>The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. …

And the award for coolest looking ship goes to the attached pic: well done Mitubishi Heavy! Toblerone inspiration? http://t.co/MRIqEkxj8z

The Costa Concordia Parbuckling in HD Pictures

On the night of January 13, 2012, the 114,500 ton Costa Concordia ran aground at Isola del Giglio, Italy, killing 32 people and eventually coming to …

Merchant Shipping

Great shot! MT @deptofdefense: USS Monterey conducts an UNREP w/ USNS Alan Shepard http://t.co/GY39kx7y7h h/t @USNavy

Washington State Ferries one step closer to LNG propulsion

Official proposal submitted to U.S. Coast Guard<p>Washington State Ferries is another step closer to significantly reducing fuel costs and …

U.S. Coast Guard

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Maritime Transport: Continuous efforts needed to establish harmonised reporting procedures for vessels

European Commission<p>Press release<p>Brussels, 25 June 2014<p>Maritime Transport: Continuous efforts needed to establish harmonised reporting procedures for …

Europe

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Coastal lawsuit won't move back to state court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A coastal damage lawsuit that a south Louisiana flood board filed against more than 90 oil, gas and pipeline companies will remain in federal court.<p>U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown on Friday declined to move the case back to state court in New Orleans, where it was …

West Coast dockworkers strike would cost the economy billions

As Panama Canal Expands, West Coast Ports Scramble to Keep Big Ships