After two weeks of impenetrable legal limbo, there was some good news for owners of cargo stuck in the bowels of container ships belonging to the recently bankrupt South Korean shipping giant, Hanjin Shipping. As Bloomberg reported according...Show More Summary
The fallout from last week's historic bankruptcy of one of the world's biggest shipping lines, Hanjin Shipping, continued with little resolution with as much as $14 billion worth of cargo stranded at sea according to the WSJ, sending cargo owners scurrying to try to recover their goods and get them to customers. Show More Summary
by Sohee Kim (Bloomberg) South Korea’s cash-strapped Hanjin Shipping is adrift at sea — and in more ways than one. Hanjin is one of the world’s biggest shipping lines and filed for bankruptcy protection last week in Seoul. That’s created...Show More Summary
Did you know the Metro to Embarcadero Station passes through a buried Gold Rush ship? Read More
For this week’s episode of THE RANTS MACABRE, Darren & Mindy set sail towards a trio of horror tales set at sea! Our demonic duo first traverse through Steve Beck’s GHOST SHIP, a 2002 supernatural thriller from Dark Castle Entertainment. The show then moves on to the twisty killer thriller TRIANGLE from BLACK DEATH filmmaker […]
When the thing that everyone knows will happen finally happens. OTI Glossary: The Ghost Ship Moment originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
image credit SS Baychimo was a steel-hulled 1,322 ton cargo steamer built in 1914 in Sweden and owned by the Hudson's Bay Company, used to trade provisions for pelts in Inuit settlements along the Victoria Island coast of the Northwest...Show More Summary
Ghost ships are often associated with stories of the paranormal, or illusions. Here's the story of a real ship that just refuses to die. The cargo vessel SS Baychimo was launched in 1914, and after a few wartime adventures, was used to ship pelts out from the Canadian coast. Show More Summary
A spooky video taken in Florida shows a ship appearing to float above the horizon. What do you see?
We've all heard the term 'ghost ship'...referencing a wayward vessel with no living soul on board. A similar phenomenon has been occurring on the coasts of western Japan for almost 5 years.When corpses or body parts (ex. human feet in...Show More Summary
Authorities in Liberia have located the Nigerian owner of the mystery ghost ship that washed up without explanation along Liberia’s coast earlier this month. The alleged owner, identified as Robert M. Saigba, was met by officials when...Show More Summary
Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino is finally coming to the UFC tomorrow night and it’s hard to know how to feel. Many point out that this fight is the exception to the brilliant, competitive matchmaking that makes the rest of the UFC 198 card so special. Show More Summary
In Robertsport, Liberia, a Panama-flagged ship recently washed up on the shore. The last time the Tamaya 1 had reported its coordinates, it was heading towards Dakar, Senegal, on Africa’s west coast. When the oil tanker washed up onShow More Summary
Authorities are piecing information together and searching the maritime registry to try to determine the owner of the Tamaya 1.
On April 22, a 210-foot oil tanker signaled its position off the west coast of Africa, not far from its destination of Senegal. What transpired over the next two weeks is shrouded in mystery. The "ghost ship" washed ashore in Robertsport, Liberia, far from the intended port of Dakar, on...
Today is the one year anniversary of Chris Burden’s death from melanoma at the age of 69. I’ve been thinking a lot about Burden lately; there have been few artists capable of producing work that retains such a visceral punch no matter how often it’s been seen. Show More Summary
Where did Tamaya 1 come from?
"This is our final statement, the last ledger entry found on the ghost ship. Is it any good? Will it be loved? The listener will decide."
The Italian navy is raising a sunken ship with hundreds of corpses to show the morbid face of human trafficking.