You may or may not want to read the article at Wired which starts out like this...In Italy, all cargo containers carrying scrap metal get checked for radiation, by hand, before they’re allowed off the docks. At Voltri, this job falls to Montagna, a 49-year-old independent consultant certified as an expert in radiation detection by the Italian government. By the time he arrived that morning, longshoremen had gathered eleven 20-foot-long, 8-foot-wide containers from across the terminal, relying on manifests to determine which ones needed to be scanned.
British artist Barbara Franc creates wonderful animal sculptures out of wire and recycled metal scraps. A selection of her sculptures are available at Union Gallery in Edinburgh. I have always been fascinated by the shapes and sculp... Read Post
After unloading scrap metal cargo at Erdemir Port, a Turkish port on the Black Sea, the cargo ship Croatia left the dock to anchor in the harbor. Scale model ship [...] Read Post