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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…

HMS Warrior

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 12, 2011

The HMS Warrior was the world’s first iron-hull, armor-plated warship. It was also one of the largest ships of its time when launched in 1860. Iron hull ships were relatively new when the Warrior was built. Likewise, armor-plating had been brought…

Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard Helicopter

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 1, 2011

The first modern amphibious helicopter capable of regular rescue operations in the offshore marine environment was the Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard. This aircraft could cruise at 98 miles per hour, had a range of 474 miles, and could carry ten passengers in addition to a crew of two.