“Ship porn” finds new home

October 15, 2012

Last week, I officially launched Seafarer Media (www.seafarermedia.com), a stand-alone website, with numerous picture galleries featuring ships; all sorts, in all types of predicaments. The galleries are easy to navigate and feature rating and comment features. They can be viewed by visitor using multiple metrics – such as most recent, most popular, tags, and so on – overall very neat. Spinning off this large part of the newly refitted main…

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Watchful eye, guiding voice

October 8, 2012

The US Coast Guard celebrates forty years of Vessel Traffic Services. Natham Bradshaw of the USCG writes the article below, giving us a glimpse of their work. All professional mariners are well aware of the guiding hand of vessel traffic services, in the US and in Canada, this offers us a rare glimpse of this world, especially as it pertains to southern BC waters. USCG Vessel Traffic Service celebrates 40…

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