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    The NYTIMES printed an interesting article concerning the shortage of drill ships facing the industry.  http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/19/business/19drillship.html?ex=1371614400&en=5e4dab9b14cb5fe1&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

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  • My TWIC experience

    I proceeded to my nearest TWIC enrollment center to begin the strange process of getting a TWIC. It honestly has to be one of the strangest things I’ve paid over $100 for. Expecting something similar to a mini-DMV, I walked into an old warehouse turned into an office park, full of mostly empty offices. Upon […]

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  • 100 Ft Antenna on the move

    Drivers in West Virginia and Virginia are being slowed by a 100 FT Navy antenna bound for Diego Garcia. It is apparently an AM band antenna for purposes not disclosed. I do wonder why the Navy choose to truck the thing from Texas to Baltimore…Why not load it in Texas, or even barge it to […]

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  • Track your favorite merchant ship

    Have you wondered where that former ship that you sailed deck cadet on is? Well, here’s your tool. This tool gathers ship position reports submitted through weather reports. From cruise ships, to private yachts, to Russian icebreakers, this is a surprisingly accurate resource. You can even view the wx (weather reports) that the individual ship […]