Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ocean Patriot

Even when not at work I’ve always got an ear open and listening for maritime events, I’m definitely not one of those guys who doesn’t even look at a glass of water at home. So the other night I was … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks, it’s different for us.

Something that people outside of the industry always seem to want to talk about immediately is “what about the holidays, do you just come home for those?” The answer is no, and lets talk about something else, like say how … Continue reading

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Commander and Renaissance

Another tigershark from Eastern Shipbuilding, and the first of the new 320 class from VT Halter. More on the Commander from an inside source in a post to come!

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Shame on you NBC

This was a story I never intended on writing about. To be honest media coverage in my opinion isn’t good for the two american’s held somewhere in Nigeria. The theft of fuel and kidnapping of white expats in the oil … Continue reading

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Nightmares

This is certainly the stuff nightmares are made off, and to quote Brian McNoldy a senior research associate at the university of Miami Rosenstiel school of marine and atmospheric science, “Haiyan has achieved tropical cyclone perfection”. For an area of … Continue reading

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Under Cover

This seems like a big boat to a lot of people, that is until you back it in a shed. Size is relative!

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Photo of the week 11/4/13

A great shot from mate Matt Garand, another Maine SVO Alumni, of the sunset at the HOS pilings in flotation canal.

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