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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

River sharks

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 24, 2015

River sharks (Glyphis) are five rare species found only in rivers and estuaries of South Asia and Austronesia. They are related to the larger bull sharks, which are sometimes found in the same waters, but unlike bull sharks, they do not migrate into marine waters.

Bellingham Bay Welcomes the Zodiac

Posted to MarineNews Notes (by Raina Clark) on April 22, 2011

Last weekend we had a rare, nearly sunny, break in the Pacific Northwest drizzle to enjoy the first annual Bellingham Bay Rendezvous. The rendezvous gave the local community a chance to tour small charter vessels that run throughout the Puget Sound, the Inland Passage and all the way up to Alaska.

The Los Angeles master plan is a revamp

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on August 30, 2013

The Los Angeles master plan may not be to everyone’s taste but it is a revamp of previous thinking. Three distinct areas are set out, the breakwater to the V. Thomas Bridge (413 acres), West Basin and Wilmington (1,098 acres), and Terminal Island.

Size counts on weak Asia-Europe routes

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on June 19, 2013

The mega vessel sharing agreement between the world’s three biggest container lines is going to completely dominate Asia-Europe trade with ships from Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM having a good 40 percent share of the market. The P3 Network, as it is called…

Too much cargo, not enough Yangtze

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on June 23, 2011

The Yangtze River is the traditional boundary dividing north and south China. It has been both a critical a source of life and the bearer of tragic floods that have claimed thousands of lives through the ages. But the river has always been the…

DNV’s Quantum Container Ship

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on April 16, 2010

In this month’s DNV Container Ship Update publication, the new container ship survey and design produced under the project name of Quantum brings many subjects together in one report. Although it is a concept ship it is a practical design that could be ordered today but equally well…

DOF Subsea Brings New Deepwater Saab Seaeye ROV To Brazil

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on December 29, 2009

DOF Subsea, has taken delivery of an advanced design of deep-swimming ROV from Saab Seaeye, destined for Brazil. The new 3000 metre-rated Cougar XTi ROV features technological developments that open up a greater range of deep water applications.