A huge munitions explosion during World War II with a high loss of life
The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) Says that You Should Care. The reasons why are all good.
A little-known 1863 battle between the US Navy and Japanese forces
"Near-miss : A sequence of events and/or conditions that could have resulted in loss. This loss was prevented only by a fortuitous break in the chain of events and/or conditions. The potential loss could have been human injury, environmental damage or negative business impact (e.g., repair or replacement costs, scheduling delays, contract violations, loss of reputation)." - International Maritime Organization
A remote Alaska island with a bloody history
World’s largest sail training ship
In September 2014, Eversafe Marine worked together with Indonesian PMG corporation, launched one 230 feet barge from the deck of one 300 feet barge with marine airbags. www.eversafe-marine.com
Just back from yet another road trip, I find myself looking at a number of interesting stories on the waterfront. And, because I couldn’t decide which one to zero in on, I decided to talk about them all. From my porthole, there’s never a dull moment on the waterfront.
The Coast Guard Foundation held its 34th Annual Salute to the United States Coast Guard last night in New York City, an event that raised more than $1m for the Foundation that helps Coast Guard families.
A subantarctic volcanic archipelago
Carrier of highly enriched uranium cargoes
A stationary marine filter-feeder found in all the world’s oceans