The ghost fleet of the recession anchored just east of Singapore: Here, on a sleepy stretch of shoreline at the far end of Asia, is surely the biggest and most secretive gathering of ships in maritime history. Their numbers are equivalent to the entire British and American navies combined; their tonnage is far greater. Container … Continue reading “Ghost Fleet”
Nordhavn 57 in the Arctic: Northwest Passage or Bust Climate change is making it more practical to traverse the Northwest Passage in something like a Nordhavn 57: With this route: one could attempt a circumnavigation of the North American continent. Something I’d be willing to try if someone would sponsor the cruise (hint hint). (more…)
(via Eschaton) Boats Too Costly to Keep Are Littering Coastlines (soul stealing registration may be required) MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Boat owners are abandoning ship. They often sandpaper over the names and file off the registry numbers, doing their best to render the boats, and themselves, untraceable. Then they casually ditch the vessels in the … Continue reading “Another sign of the times”
(from the this post probably belongs here dept.) Check out the Piracy Attack Map.
Agreement marks Nordic Tugs’ entry into the Russian boating market: Nordic Tugs®, Inc., recently reached an exclusive agreement with Moscow-based dealer Boat Market to sell Nordic Tugs in Russia. Boat Market will take delivery of their first tug, a Nordic Tug 37, this August. (more…)