“Cruise Inc: Big Money on the High Seas” with Peter Greenberg

The cruising industry is the fasted growing segment in the travel industry. It provides meals, activities and multiple travel locations. Cruising has become popular with all age groups. Peter Greenberg is an authority on cruising. Tonight on CNBC he narrated … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS ON EVERY CONTINENT

I’m grateful for all my readers on every corner of the globe. I celebrate with you  another beautiful, safe holiday. Buone Feste- Italian Frohe Weinachten! (German) = Merry Christmas Boas Festas!- Portuguese Feliz Navidad – Spanish Mele Kalikimaka- Hawaiian Weso?ych … Continue reading

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Somali Piracy and The Chandlers

As reported in The Times.com, a British couple taken hostage on their yacht a couple of months ago are praying for the British government to have them released by Christmas time. The Times.com explained: “Somali pirates do not normally harm … Continue reading

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Italian Navy Heads EU’s Anti-Piracy Efforts

Someone has to do it! It might as well be a country gifted with a maritime past, including Amerigo Vespucci, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and masterful shipbuilding. On December 14, a simple ceremony off Djibouti waters, established that an Italian … Continue reading

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New Counter-Piracy Guidelines

www.TandLnews.com.au  reports that the Australian government has come out with new guidelines outlining measures shipping operators and seafarers should take in order to detect, deter and prevent piracy and robbery at sea. The guidelines recommend: Masters should prepare anti-piracy training … Continue reading

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"Changing Seas" on PBS

Last night on PBS I saw the promotion for a new upcoming television series. It’s called “Changing Seas”.  I Googled it and this is what I found: WPBT2 to launch Changing Seas, a new Science Series about the Oceans Premiering … Continue reading

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