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Seamanship : Alive and Well or Dead and Gone?

Is seamanship extinct? Or has it evolved?

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish
The chameleons of the sea

Refrigerated cargo ships

Refrigerated cargo ships
Reefers bring perishable cargoes to the masses

Medusozoa

Medusozoa
The ubiquitous animal wrongly known as the jellyfish

Pilot to Co-Pilot: “We’re going down!”

Pilot to Co-Pilot: “We’re going down!”
Cruise interests in Sunshine State petition to cut pilotage charges for cruise vessels. The impact to other stakeholders, if the petition is upheld, is unknown. The move, if approved, has national implications.

Anaconda Plan

Anaconda Plan
The federal plan to economically strangle the seceding states by means of a naval blockade

Attack on the SS Gulflight

Attack on the SS Gulflight
The first US ship to be torpedoed during World War I

The Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014 (HR 5080)

The Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014 (HR 5080)
A Bill Introduced by Blake Farenthold (R - TX) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the period of time for which a conditional permit to land temporarily may be granted to an alien crewman. But, even if passed, the passage of this bill does little until U.S. ports and immigration personnel ease the restrictions on even a few hours of crew liberty.

Eagle boats

Eagle boats
The first assembly line vessels

USRC Bear

USRC Bear
An early icebreaker with a venerable career

Wishful Thinking From Across the Pond

Wishful Thinking From Across the Pond
European Shipowners Pursue Softening of the Jones Act

Magnetic poles

Magnetic poles
Manifestations of our iron-cored planet

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TNO Receives 'International Media Award for Prevention'

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  The Engagementgame developed by TNO in collaboration with partners is the winner of the 'International Media Award for Prevention' in the category Multi Media.

ABB Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Finland

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  ABB is celebrating today its 125th anniversary in Finland. Founded in 1889 in Helsinki by entrepreneur and inventor Gottfrid Strömberg, ABB Finland

Fukushima Fallout: Resentment Grows

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   Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into
 
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