Category Archives: Blogs

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every … Continue reading

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Clean Air at Sea

A heads-up for a new and interesting blog about maritime emission measurement and control, fuel consumption and performance monitoring, maritime emission regulations etc. Clean Air at Sea.

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Jessica Watson, youngest solo around the world.

A big heads-up for the web site of 15 year old Jessica Watson, youngest round. Jessica is setting out to become the youngest person to sail solo non-stop and un-assisted around the World. Australian Jesse Martin set the current record … Continue reading

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New domain.

It took a while, and I was off the air for a few days, but my blog can be accessed now on it’s new domain: http://strandedmariner.com

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History lesson

I was up early this morning, mainly because part of the ‘electrical system with Chinese characteristics’ in my house decided to go up in flames at 6am. I fled to the basement, and let the ‘electricians’ do their job. With … Continue reading

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gCaptain.com

I found this informative site, called gCaptain.com. Lots of nautical and technical information, an active blog, and a maritime forum. A ‘Must Read’ for anyone with an interest in the maritime business. Here are some of the highlights of the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Shanghai!

The long weekend is over, and after a short visit to Holland, I am back in smoggy, smelly Shanghai. A bit more depressed than normally on Monday mornings. This mood goes away quickly with a nice big mug of steaming … Continue reading

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