The Most Recent Ship Report Podcast:
The final episode in the Ship Report series on Bulk Carriers. We’ve been hearing this week from master mariner, ship captain and bar pilot Capt. Robt. Johnson, who explains more about those often-seen ships in our region: the bulk carrier.
More on bulk carriers from Capt. Robert Johnson. The bulk carrier is the most common ship worldwide for handling goods. It can fit in most ports, is relatively cheap to build and operate, and carries much of our grains and raw materials across the oceans of our planet.
This week we’re talking about bulk carriers, from a Ship Report archive interview with Captain Robert Johnson, retired Columbia River Bar Pilot.
Part 2 in The Ship Report’s series on bulk carriers, the workhorse of the merchant fleet. Captain Robert Johnson shares more about these essential ships and their cargo.
Today we being a series from the Ship Report archives. This week we’ll hear from retired Columbia River Bar Pilot, Captain Robert Johnson, with an in depth look at the type of ship we see most often here on the Columbia: the bulk carrier. There’s a lot to know!
A look at windchill factor and how it affects people working on the water.
Scientists have discovered massive methane seeps in the Arctic, of a magnitude not seen before.
Today we take a look at the official report from the UK of a ship that grounded there last year off the Scottish coast. Turns out the crewman at the helm was really, REALLY not paying attention… so we’ll talk about why that’s so important and ships avoid running aground.
Today we take a look at the icebreaker Polarstern and her expedition crew: they plan to lock themselves in polar ice in the Arctic to study climate change for the winter.
Today I continue my chat with USCG surfman and coxswain Amanda Green about the importance and value of teamwork in the Coast Guard.