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LAND-BASED CO2 COULD BE STORED SUBSEA

Statoil has been contracted by Gassnova to evaluate the development of a carbon storage facility on the Norwegian continental shelf for CO2 generated by land-based industry.  The storage project is part of Norwegian authorities’ efforts to develop full-scale carbon capture and storage in Norway. If it goes ahead, it would …

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THE PANAMA CANAL’S CAUTIONARY TALE

Construction of the Panama Canal, 1913. By Jonathan E. Hillman President Trump’s exchange with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama sparked a social media maelstrom last week. “The Panama Canal is doing quite well. I think we did a good job building it, right?” Trump remarked during a meeting at the White House. …

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WHY DO MEN HAVE NIPPLES?

It’s a question that’s been bothering humans for centuries, even before the theory of evolution was first conceived. Why do men and other male mammals have nipples if they don’t feed their young? What’s the point? “I have received more than a dozen requests to explain how evolution could possibly …

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INTERVIEW WITH COMMODORE JIM SCORER, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SHIPMASTERS’ ASSOCIATIONS (IFSMA)

Commodore Jim Scorer is Secretary-General of the International Federation of Shipmasters’ Associations (IFSMA). Established in 1974 to uphold International Standards of Professional Competence for Seafarers, IFSMA is a federation with a policy to ensure safe operational practices, preservation from human injury, protection of the marine environment and safety of life …

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The Secrets Of Rich And Famous Writers

Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also …

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