Category Archives: Maritime & Navy

Guanxin shipyard

Since earlier this month I have a new job. I work as a Project Manager for Sea Trucks Group. On the pictures below, some impressions of my new work place. It’s the shipyard of Guanxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry, and … Continue reading

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Marine Drone to clean the seas

An interesting idea to help keeping the oceans clean is the following: Marine Drone by Yanko Design.

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US Navy to deploy warship to Singapore

From South China Morning Post. These new Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) will make a huge difference in the West Philippine Sea. The first in a new class of US Navy combat ships will be sent to Singapore next year for … Continue reading

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SaveOurSeafarers

Innocent seafarers on commercial cargo ships are being held to ransom for millions of dollars by armed gangs of Somali pirates. The cost of Somalian piracy is both human and economic. It affects seafarers and their families and YOU. Piracy costs … Continue reading

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Hainan fishermen arrested in Philippines

From South China Morning Post: Six fishermen from China have been arrested in western Philippine waters for catching endangered sea turtles, officials said on Sunday. The fishermen, from China’s southern island province of Hainan, were arrested on Friday in waters … Continue reading

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Asia Times Online :: Deadly fog on the Mekong

Interesting article about the drug trafficking on the Mekong river. Asia Times Online :: Deadly fog on the Mekong.

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National Maritime Museum’s photostream

A beautiful collection of old maritime photographs: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmaritimemuseum/

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Maasmond Maritime

A great source of daily maritime news clippings and pictures can be found here: Maasmond Maritime. Subscription to the daily news email is free.

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Marine Navigation App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

A great tool to view marine charts on iPad or iPhone. I used it while sailing in Thailand, and it works like a charm. Check it out: iNavX

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New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas

New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas – tech – 09 January 2011 – New Scientist. This looks quite interesting.

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Turbohub24

A heads-up for a new B2B web site, specializing in turbochargers. The name is Turbohub24, and the purpose is to bring buyers and sellers of marine turbochargers and turbocharger spare parts together.

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European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta | Pirated German ship rescued – EU NAVFOR HNMLS Tromp retakes pirated MV Taipan

European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta | Pirated German ship rescued – EU NAVFOR HNMLS Tromp retakes pirated MV Taipan.

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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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Beijing clears US warship to visit HK, but ties still tense

SCMP.com – Beijing clears US warship to visit HK, but ties still tense via SCMP.com – Beijing clears US warship to visit HK, but ties still tense.

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‘Satellite’ navigation in the 18th century

Low-tech Magazine: Satellite navigation in the 18th century. Nice article about navigation in the time before GPS.

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