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Search: Posts Made By: kewl dude
Forum: Tugs Yesterday, 00:58
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By kewl dude
That is interesting as far as it goes. I wonder...

That is interesting as far as it goes. I wonder what is the recharging electric energy source? Solar or Hydro? That should be good? Oil burning steam or diesels?

Greg Hayden
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th October 2019, 03:12
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By kewl dude
Thanx Dickyboy, That's good to know. I have...

Thanx Dickyboy,
That's good to know. I have always converted in PhotoShop and will continue to do so.

I don't buy complete new computers. I have used the same ten inches wide x twenty inches deep...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd October 2019, 01:06
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By kewl dude
M.A. [Marcus Alonzo] Hanna was the name of the...

M.A. [Marcus Alonzo] Hanna was the name of the Cleveland, Ohio, ship management company, that operated National Steel Corporation owned ships.

http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/windoc.htm
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd October 2019, 08:34
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By kewl dude
Twice I was on ships where the pilot for the port...

Twice I was on ships where the pilot for the port came aboard and asked our captain "How long has that been there?"

Captain: How long has what been where?

The first time it was a whale carcass...
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2019, 00:36
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By kewl dude
I grew up on the Great Lakes Shenango Furnace...

I grew up on the Great Lakes Shenango Furnace Company ships where my dad was an engineer. 1960 I shipped out on a National Steel Corporation owned ship operated by the M.A. Hanna Company in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 01:40
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By kewl dude
Cargo ships versus cargo trucks fuel mileage

Just ran across this advertisement on https://www.reuters.com/

Attached: canvas.jpg (59.5 KB)

Greg Hayden
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 02:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By kewl dude
Satanic Mechanic should answer this question...

Satanic Mechanic should answer this question because he knows. I have read in the past that some huge tankships repay the construction costs with its first voyage.

Greg Hayden
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th September 2019, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By kewl dude
Latest report this evening September 12 @ 2300...

Latest report this evening September 12 @ 2300 local news. The swells and surf have reduced the yacht to "nothing that looks anything like a boat" - largest pieces are around four feet x four feet....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 05:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,452
Posted By kewl dude
Found one: ...

Found one:

https://www.wattandsea.com/en/products/cruising-hydrogenerators

They have both transom-mounted swing down units and a permanently installed in the hull models.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th September 2019, 18:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By kewl dude
Four Missing as Car Carrier Capsizes at Port of Brunswick, Georgia

https://gcaptain.com/four-missing-as-car-carrier-capsizes-at-port-of-brunswick-georgia/

Four Missing as Car Carrier Capsizes at Port of Brunswick, Georgia. Reported via a 911 call @ 0200 8...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th September 2019, 01:45
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By kewl dude
Boat's auto pilot leads two men into a cave in Point Loma - San Diego, CA

https://www.cbs8.com/

Screen Capture Attached: CBS8-SanDiego-Boat-In-Cave

Two men returning after dark from fishing offshore set their auto-pilot then both went to sleep. They awoke only after...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th September 2019, 19:39
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By kewl dude
Oooops

I do not know what happened but these images WERE attached to the above post.

Greg
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th September 2019, 19:35
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By kewl dude
Santa Barbara California based dive boat Conception disaster

Santa Barbara California based dive boat Conception disaster
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 01:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,452
Posted By kewl dude
Greta Thunberg is in New York

re: Sailing on the 60-foot (18-meter) Malizia II, outfitted with solar panels and underwater turbines to generate electricity, Thunberg will make (made) a zero-carbon trans-Atlantic journey.

So...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd August 2019, 00:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By kewl dude
First a correction I now know that Frazer's...

First a correction I now know that Frazer's Shipyard in Superior, WI has TWO graving docks.

A couple of days ago Dennis O'Hara of http://www.duluthharborcam.com/ fame posted two drone pictures of...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th August 2019, 04:47
Replies: 18
Views: 5,780
Posted By kewl dude
I was aboard when she was in Los Angeles. ...

I was aboard when she was in Los Angeles.

Greg Hayden
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 03:42
Replies: 299
Views: 27,017
Posted By kewl dude
https://news.usni.org/2019/08/09/navy-reverting-dd...

https://news.usni.org/2019/08/09/navy-reverting-ddgs-back-to-physical-throttles-after-fleet-rejects-touchscreen-controls

Greg Hayden
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd July 2019, 01:46
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By kewl dude
Geared bulk carrier Trudy spent about ten days alongside in Duluth MN USA

Like our old seagoing days geared bulk carrier Trudy spent about ten days alongside in Duluth MN USA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LWnFXOp6LI
Four minutes fifty-one seconds real time video
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th July 2019, 06:50
Replies: 11
Views: 2,141
Posted By kewl dude
https://www.captainalbert.com/07-july-2019-seward-...

https://www.captainalbert.com/07-july-2019-seward-alaska/

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The Westerdam is making 14 day cruises from Vancouver to Seward and back. You can take the 7 day and then go overland or go home...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th July 2019, 06:59
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By kewl dude
How far is 1,000 feet? Watch the below to see:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46VjIDFYpt0

October 27, 2017 American Integrity Departing Duluth MN USA
Two minutes forty-four seconds real time video
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st July 2019, 05:04
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By kewl dude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sBf66HgepI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sBf66HgepI

Filmed closer to the action, Duluth Cargo Connect Timelapse 2 minutes 24 seconds video of Industrial Song discharging windmill blades, using ships'...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd June 2019, 23:13
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By kewl dude
Port of Duluth, Minnesota USA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=LDlixcg14oY

06/17/2019 five minutes fourteen seconds video of Industrial Skipper - Liberian flag - Duluth arrival with windmill blades. First half...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th June 2019, 05:00
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By kewl dude
Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway - hands free mooring

Duluth News Tribune article about automated locking using hands-free mooring

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Seaway system starts conversion to automated locks

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority calls hands-free...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd May 2019, 22:06
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By kewl dude
Happy River Unloading at Port Terminal -05/21/19 - Timelapse

Courtesy of Duluth Harbor Cam Dennis O'Hara video shot by Duluth Cargo Connect

Happy River Unloading at Port Terminal -05/21/19 - Timelapse:
...
Forum: Passenger Liners 10th May 2019, 05:17
Replies: 9
Views: 3,041
Posted By kewl dude
http://thegreatoceanliners.com/articles/oriana/ ...

http://thegreatoceanliners.com/articles/oriana/

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Upon her first visit to San Francisco on February 5th, (1961) the city council announced that the day henceforth would be known as Oriana...
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