Category: Shipping

Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises

Luxury ocean liners in Russia are offering pirate hunting cruises aboard armed private yachts off the Somali coast. Pirate flag /Rex Wealthy punters pay £3,500 per day to patrol the most dangerous waters in the world hoping to be attacked by raiders. When attacked, they retaliate with grenade launchers, machine guns and rocket launchers, reports Austrian business paper Wirtschaftsblatt. Read more →

1998 Reserve Fleet Inventory

Following is the April 1998 Reserve Fleet Inventory prepared by:- US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration 400 Seventh Street, S. W. Washington, DC 20590 Prepared by:-Maritime Administration, Office of Ship Operations, Division of Reserve Fleet Abbreviations:- BRF =Beaumont Reserve Fleet JRRF =James River Reserve Fleet SBRF =Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet RRF-Breakbulk GULF BANKER 1963 C3-S-37d BRF GULF FARMER 1963 C3-S-37d… Read more →