☆ Super Yachts’ Other Big Advantage: Business Privacy From Government “Snoopers”

News Analysis: Super Yachts’ Other Big Advantage: Business Privacy From Government “Snoopers” is discussed Privately now in many planned New-Build Yacht Projects of which we have been asked to install our “Mega-Temp™” Insulation. As Americans realize “The Walls Have Ears”, they and other International Businessmen want to purchase Super Yachts so their thoughts remain their thoughts … Read more

☆ Global Warming?: America’s Lake Michigan Is Covered With A Record Amount Of Ice

News Analysis: A Record 90% of Lake Michigan is covered in Ice. In Mid-February, ALL the Great Lakes were covered in Ice. One might ask: “If Politicians keep bantering about Global Warming, as they certainly do, does it not take substantially colder temperatures to Cause 90% Ice Coverage (a Record); this  over ALL of the … Read more

★ Shipyards Which Provide Financing For New-Buildings Create Vessels For Customers

News Analysis: Since Commencement of the World Recession of 2008, Shipyards Which Provide Financing For New-Buildings Create Vessels For Customers; those which Don’t, Won’t. The several Fine and Very Capable Shipyards in Finland have been experiencing this reality for half a decade by losing Bids to other Nation’s Ship Yards or have been losing existing … Read more

Ship Owner “Zim” Needed “Forward Looking Business Radar” For New-Building Purchases

News Analysis: Vaunted Zim Integrated Shipping Services (Zim) in 2007 purchased FOUR New Ships for construction by Korean Shipyards. As the World Economic Collapse occurred JUST A FEW MONTHS LATER, it appears Management did Not See the Approaching “Economic Iceberg”. ‘Zim’ posted deposits for the four Vessels of $68+/- Million Dollars with the Ship Yards (Monies … Read more

Peru and Chile: Two Countries In A Mutual Dispute Become Two Winners To Salute

News Analysis: Peru and Chile have received a Ruling from the International Court of Justice, in the Hague,  regarding Maritime Boundary between the two Countries. Of the 38,000 km2 (14,672 mi2) in question, 22,000 km2 (8,494 mi2) went to Peru and 16.000 km2 (6,177 mi2), which was closer to shore, benefited Chile. The best aspect … Read more

☆ ‘Fools’ Who Choose To Cruise, November Through April, Can Be “Rewarded” With Norovirus

News Analysis: The U.S. Center For Disease Control states  that 80% of Norovirus Voyage Cases occur on Cruises from November through April. This temporary Debilitating Disorder evidences itself by causing Cramps, Diarrhea. Muscle Aches, Nausea, and possible Vertigo in Passengers. It is spread by Infected Crew and/or Passengers on everything they touch. Some Physicians are … Read more

Australia’s Military Buys American “Pigs In A Poke” For Up To $16.4 Billion Dollars; What A Bargain?

News Analysis: Australia’s Military is spending Up To $16.4 Billion Dollars for Two Aircraft Systems: Fighter and Anti-Submarine. The United States Pentagon Head of these Programs admits to Serious Flaws in both Systems. The flaws have been known, but Unsolved for Several Years. The Fighter Aircraft has numerous Software Problems. Beyond that it is allegedly  … Read more

★ California, World’s Sixth Largest Economy, Has Its Drought Emergency Worsening

News Analysis: California’s Drought, the worst in its 153 year History, brings about a dilemma for Farmers. They use  34 Million Acre Feet of Water out of an available total of 43 Million Acre Feet (An ‘Acre Foot’ is 325,853 U.S. Gallons); Water that is diverted from groundwater, lakes, and rivers. The outlook for measurable rain throughout … Read more

4,000 Australian Sheep Perish On Brief Ship Voyage

News Analysis: “Heat Stress” is allegedly the Cause of Death of 4,000 Australian Sheep which were sent to the Middle East on a ship. The Summer Sun apparently radiated the ship so badly that the deaths occurred over a very short period of time. The ship apparently either had no Insulation or it might have … Read more

Zim Israel Shipping Lines Failure Gives Creditors Possession

News Analysis: Much Vaunted Zim Israel Shipping Lines has been costing investors Hundreds of Millions of Dollars a Year. It now owes others $3 Billion Dollars. After  putting additional funds into this Company, creditors will finally take control. The much anticipated turn around in Shipping Rates did not materialize as predicted by ‘Shipping Experts’. Now, … Read more