A French naval raid on southern Brazil in 1711
The only fresh water state maritime academy
The state maritime academy on the Pacific coast
The introduction of the standardized cargo freight container changed the shipping industry forever. From literally weeks to discharge and load a ship, cargo operations are now measured in hours. Moving tens of tons of cargo at a time is not without its hazards and drawbacks, however.
The state maritime academy on the Gulf coast
A very large fish found in major rivers of South America
Shipyards are a time for getting the maintenance done – and frequently, it is maintenance that can’t be done under normal operating conditions or that which requires specialized skills/equipment. This month, The Swedish Club looks at a shipyard evolution in their Monthly Safety Scenario. While fictitious and designed to get shipboard operators thinking, this scenario, like their others, is entirely plausible.
Captain Cook’s first ship of discovery
Sad news for Horizon Lines, a company with deep roots in container shipping and the U.S. flag liner trades. New, environmentally compliant vessels will soon enter the U.S.-Puerto Rican trades to take their place.
Neither a crab nor a hermit
DSJ300-l2 10800ton jack-up drilling rig was launched by marine airbag
The point in an oceanic basin with zero tidal range