KHOUMan seen jumping from bridge over HoustonShipChannelHouston ChroniclePortions of the HoustonShipChannel have reopened after they were temporarily closed as the Coast Guard searched for a man who reportedly jumped from the Fred Hartman Bridge late Monday morning. The incident occurred about 11:15 a.m., according to...HoustonShipChannel partially shut down during search for reported jumperKHOUUSCG Closes Portion of HoustonShipChannel for Person SearchThe Maritime Executiveall 5 news articles »
Officials cagey about Chinese space trackingshipNew Zealand HeraldThere are conflicting reports as to whether ashiptied up at Queens Wharf is part of the Chinese navy. The New Zealand Defence Force and Ports of Auckland confirmed yesterday that the Yuan Wang 6 arrived on Sunday and was a space-tracking vessel...
Middle East Crude Oil-Tanker Rates Slump asShipSurplus ExpandsBusinessweekThe supply of supertankers available in the Persian Gulf over the next four weeks expanded by five to 73ships, according to an e-mailed note from Marex Spectron Group today. The combined carrying capacity of the world VLCC fleet will expand 5.1...and more »
Daily MailBritish diver, 51, dies of suspected heart attack while exploring sunkenship...Daily MailA British man has died during a dive on a wreck in Italy, coastguard officials have confirmed. Local authorities said Paul Towning, 51, was with a group of six divers taking part in a week long programme involving several deep water explorations on...British man dies after 300ft dive on Italian Second World War wreckTelegraph.co.ukall 2 news articles »
Geeky gadgetsTumblr's Loss Is WordPress' Gain As Thousands Of Users JumpShipBefore...TechCrunchIn what can only be called an exodus, WordPress' co-founder Matt Mullenweg posted on his blog Sunday night that over 72,000 new blog posts were imported within a single hour. This is a massive spike considering that WordPress usually just sees 400 to...Tumblr Users AbandoningShipGeeky gadgetsYahoo Buys Tumblr; Tumblr Users Flee Like Rats From a SinkingShipTucson Weeklyall 994 news articles »
Andrew Hinderaker for TIMETIMEThe only way onto theshipat the moment is up a steep gangplank into one of the middle decks, a dark passageway that looks well suited for the set of a horror film. On the upper decks, the walls have been stripped to the yellow primer; the long...
Decommissioned Coast Guardshipset for reopeningSeattle Post IntelligencerVolunteer Michael Murray said theshipwill be reopened to allow public access until the Bramble's hull is inspected. If the Bramble passes hull inspection, Klingler plans to finish restoration work to return theshipto operation. Admission fees haven...and more »