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This Week in the Herald – taking pictures with sound



This week, I talk about Leeway Marine and Kraken Sonar partnering to drive down the cost of High quality Surveys. Kraken Supplies the sonar system, and Leeway Marine supplies the Vessel.

having talked about Leeway Marine in the past, its worth showing off what Kraken Can do.below are images from Kraken’s website, of the Volvos on the bottom of the Bedford basin.

 

compare these images with the Side Scan Sonar image created by NRCAN from around 2007.

 

for another Comparison, see the shipwreck image below from  Kraken, and compare that to the side Scan Sonar image of the ferry Governor Cornwallis (also from around 2007, via NRCan)

This Weeks Herald Column

You can read this weeks Chronicle Herald Column Here.

This week I talk about changes to The Alliance’s AL6 service, and  ZIM’s ZCA Service. I also offer a bit of a followup on Last weeks Column where i talk about labour issues aboard a vessel currently operating on a Coasting trade waiver, and discuss the importance of Port state control.

Also in Wednesdays paper – Chester based Hawboldt has a contract to provide deck and anchor winches for the new Supply ships built by SeaSpan in Vancouver.  Horizon Maritime is in Merger talks with Nordic American Offshore.

 

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