The largest single shareholder in the Ford Motor Company died in his sleep last night from pneumonia-related complications. Mr. Ford sat on the board (hey, that rhymes!) for fifty-seven years, owned the Detroit Lions NFL team, and was at least partially responsible for the Continental Mark II. Mr. Ford’s son, William Clay Ford, Jr., served […]
So now the Telegraph is reporting that the doctors caring for Michael have told his family that "only a miracle can save him." This is not how doctors behave or talk to a patient's family. Here's why. Read more...
Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, a supplier of marine products and services, has won a contract to supply Yokohama fenders to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The
Tomnod has launched a crowd sourcing effort, in searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The Boeing 777-200 has now been missing over 72 hours without a trace. While speculation and theories abound, it couldn't hurt to have a few thousand extra pairs of eyes to help out on the search. Read more...
U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner Doyle spoke to the Global Shippers Forum in Los Angeles and discussed Ro/Ro price fixing matters; the newly approved cooperation
The Siberian Department of Spetsstroy of Russia has begun work on the construction of buildings and structures on one of the islands of the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago,
Eagle Louisiana, the second of two Modular Capture Vessels (MCVs) built for Singapore-based AET by Drydocks World has been delivered. The first MCV, Eagle Texas, was delivered in August 2013. [...] The post 700,000 Barrel Oil Spill Capture Vessel Delivered to AET appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
One of my biggest pet peeves are people who double park. I've always wanted to find an amazing way to get back at them. Well, this guy succeeded. Read more...
A group of passengers suing Carnival cruise lines for damages after an engine fire left their ship adrift for days are asking the company to pay $5,000 a month for the rest of their lives for medical bills and mental anguish. The post Carnival Triumph Passengers Sue Seeking $5,000 A Month For Life appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
BMW has some considerable racing prowess to crow about, and draws on those credentials to create models like the new M4. But it's not about to rest on the laurels it's won at the end of innumerable races past and present. Mere months...Show More Summary
Would you go to your local Audi A3 launch party ? I mean, the A3 sedan is nice and all. Bacon donuts are so last year, though. Read more...
Researchers find "no evidence of a serious risk" from R1234yf.
The judicial magistrate in Tuticorin, C. Kathiravan, extended the custody of the AdvanFort-35 until March 14 after hearing arguments through video conferencing.
Bureau Veritas (BV) said it has signed a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, a supplier of components and services to the wind industry, to cover the certification
www.ZerCustoms.com - Here comes one of the first reviews of the new Mercedes GLA Class and of its hig... [...]
You there! Yes, you, the bearded fellow decked out in American Apparel clothes holding up traffic on your fixie bike. Put down your organic coffee for a moment and listen up: According to a 64 page (!) leaked document, Audi wants to sell you the 2015 Audi A3 so badly they're harnessing the things you love, like Chvrches, bacon donuts and a lack of patterns. Read more...
In this post I am going to compare two cars that should not be compared and make assumptions about BMW buyers; I expect a good walloping in the comments. I think we have come to a general consensus that the 5-series is no longer the drivers car it once was. Show More Summary
The semisubermisible crane & accommodation rig OOS GRETHA arrived in Brazil on Sunday, 9 March 2014. The rig was designed and built by CIMC RAFFLES for Overdulve Offshore Services (OOS [...] The post SPOTD: OOS Gretha Arrives in Brazil appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Bobby Unser is one of the great American racing drivers of his generation, having won the Indianapolis 500 in 1968, '75 and '81 and belonging to the Unser racing dynasty. But he might be getting the oddest tribute of his life at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Show More Summary