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Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on April 22, 2014

The events surrounding last week’s deadly South Korea ferry disaster are still playing out in the news, across web sites like this one, on television and myriad other media outlets. It isn’t yet clear what exactly caused the tragedy in which…

Akademik Lomonosov

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on October 25, 2013

The Akademik Lomonosov is a large (474 feet long by 98 feet wide) barge being constructed in St. Petersburg, Russia as a nuclear power plant. It is named after the scientist and writer Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765), who, among other things, discovered the atmosphere of Venus and was a noted poet.