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Lake Nicaragua shark
A wandering bull shark once common in a Central American lake

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/27/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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River sharks
A small (and rare) shark found exclusively in tropical fresh and brackish water

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/24/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Autonomous spaceport drone ship
The barge used by SpaceX for landing its first-stage rocket after launch

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/20/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Getting on Board the Regulatory Train
Rail transport activists, analysts and environmentalists get a real taste of what the waterfront has endured for decades. They’ll just have to get in line with the rest of us.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 2/19/2015 1:46:20 PM | with 0 comments


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Ephemeris
The marine version is called a nautical almanac

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/17/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Sea lily
A marine echinoderm with feathery arms

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/13/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Le Griffon
First major European vessel on the upper Great Lakes

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/10/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Bonin Islands
The Galapagos of the Orient

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/6/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Zeroing in on Zukunft:
The U.S. Coast Guard Commandant addresses a packed Passenger Vessel Association meeting and outlines both the challenges and opportunities facing his organization.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 2/3/2015 8:40:08 AM | with 0 comments


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Green crab
Among the world’s worst invasive species

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 2/3/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Battle of the Saintes
A major victory for the Royal Navy in 1782

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/30/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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A Double Edged Sword
Current events cut both ways.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 1/29/2015 2:18:01 PM | with 0 comments


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Robert McClure
Leader of the first expedition to transit the Northwest Passage, albeit partly by sledge

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/27/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Battle of Actium
Octavian’s victory ended the Roman Republic

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/23/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Vaquita porpoise
World’s most endangered cetacean

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/20/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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SS City of Rio de Janeiro
Its 1901 sinking was one of San Francisco’s worst maritime disasters

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/16/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Politics and Religion: on the water
The OSVDPA Announces its membership opportunity at a critical time for the offshore markets and, in particular, those stakeholders immersed in the all-important Dynamic Positioning game.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 1/15/2015 1:31:31 PM | with 0 comments


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Clipper Ship RAINBOW
The first extreme clipper

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/13/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Is it a near miss?  Or was it an unsafe act?

Posted to Madden Maritime by Richard Madden on 1/11/2015 12:30:09 PM | with 0 comments


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Ship Scrapping Scandal Simmering?
Why would the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) leave $400,000 of the taxpayer’s dollars on the table when it comes to awarding ship recycling contracts? Your guess is as good as mine.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 1/9/2015 9:57:29 AM | with 0 comments


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HMS Terror
An unlucky ship that participated in a number of historic events

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/9/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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New Siberian Islands
An archipelago in the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia, between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/6/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Anglerfish
The true inventors of the fishing lure

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 1/2/2015 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Fatal Ferry Follies
Passenger vessel safety isn’t just a third world problem. It’s a worthy challenge to take up in 2015 and at the same time, a completely sobering way to ring in the New Year.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/31/2014 4:36:29 PM | with 0 comments


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Diomede Islands
Two politically significant islands in the Bering Strait

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/30/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Iles Eparses
Small French-administered islands in the southwest Indian Ocean

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/26/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Chouest, Bordelon Acquire Bollinger Shipyard Group
Blockbuster deal sees Ben Bordelon assuming duties of Chairman, CEO.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/23/2014 10:24:18 AM | with 0 comments


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Prirazlomnaya offshore oil platform
Crude oil production in open Arctic waters has commenced

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/23/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Mixing Oil & Water
Never boring, always interconnected.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Joseph Keefe on 12/22/2014 12:06:44 PM | with 0 comments


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Battle of Rio de Janeiro
A French naval raid on southern Brazil in 1711

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 12/19/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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