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Leendert [MMSI-244740972]

"Good point about the stability, but i think it must be guaranteed. The two poles are used when the ship is working to fix herself in position."
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Hoegh Xiamen

"Thanks Flyer1. I found it was built in 2010"
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Hans Fairhurst commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

Ionic Halo - MMSI 538004540

"Glassy calm for a change."
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Hans Fairhurst commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

Pacific Logger - MMSI 477773000

"Thanks, there has been quite a few Pacific Basin ships through here lately."
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Hans Fairhurst commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

PB Karepo - MMSI 518401000

"This is a reliable old regular. When there is nothing else around, there is always a "PB" barge-tug to be had."
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Hans Fairhurst commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

Storm Rider - MMSI 212712000

"Thanks Jack, I got in nice and close for this one."
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TAO Treasure - MMSI 355690000

"Thanks Jack, it was a lovely day, conditions were good."
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Win an iPod - June 2014 Competition Running

We are delighted to announce that two more iPod touches are on their way to the latest winners of our photo competition. Congratulations to Kelvin Davies and Flyer1 and for these winning images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt captured by Kelvin Davies

Airbus A380 F-WWDD taken by Flyer1

The June 2014 competition is now running and as before we welcome photographs from professionals and amateurs alike and there will be two more iPod Touches to win. Photos already uploaded are eligible too!

We really appreciate all photos uploaded to the website and any tagged or named with the MMSI or Plane Reg will show up in the apps.


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Missing Aircraft Photos

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Plane Finder News

What is ACARS?

It has been over a week since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 went missing and we have still not located the aircraft. There has been a lot of talk in the press about “ACARS” and that this was turned off and that the 01:37 transmission was never received. So what actually is this, what does it […]

Malaysian Boeing 777 missing presumed crashed

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has gone missing between Malaysia and Vietnam. The Boeing 777-200ER aircraft left Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) at 00:40 local time (16:40 GMT 7 March) and was bound for Capital International Airport (PEK) in Beijing, China. The aircraft was expected to land in Beigjing at 06:30 local time (20:30 GMT). The […]

Heathrow runway closed after British Airways A319 spits fire

A British Airways Airbus A319 was forced to return to Heathrow Airport last night after flames were seen spitting from an engine shortly after takeoff. The emergency landing forced the closure of the airport’s southern run for 16 minutes. The flight had departed London Heathrow Airport (LHR) just before 20:55 local time and had been […]

Etihad flight in serious incident caused by wasps

An Etihad Airbus A330-200 departing Brisbane for Singapore was forced to make an emergency landing after wasps nested in a vital system. The incident involving Etihad Flight EY437 on 21 November 2013 was recorded by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) as a serious incident. E6-EYJ involved © Haydn Greenow – The ATSB preliminary […]

Jetstar pilot wins fight for breaks

Jetstar pilot Rich Greenslade today won a tribunal case to have a break between shifts. The Airbus A320 pilot, based out of Christchurch New Zealand, argued against Jetstar at an Employment Court stating that the airline was in breach of its obligations in not allowing pilots any time for a break during an aircraft turnaround. […]

Ship Finder News

Aft section of MOL Comfort sinks

In an incident that poses serious questions for the shipping industry the container ship MOL Comfort snapped into two parts on 17 June in the Indian Ocean. Fortunately no crew were lost in the incident. It had been hoped that both the fore and aft sections would be recovered and that this in turn would […]

Ferry hits dock in Harwich

The ferry Sirena Seaways carrying 400 passengers and their vehicles hit the dockside at Harwich, Essex, England this afternoon. A lifeboat was launched and the  Essex Fire and Rescue Services rushed to the scene. The ferry, operated by DFDS Seaways,  is reported to be holed under the water line but has been stabilised by the […]

48 rescued after tourist boat hits rocks

A major rescue operation has been completed after a boat hit rocks off Pembrokeshire, Wales this afternoon. The Lady Helen was carrying 48 passengers, including many children, when she hit the rocks and started taking in water. The Milford Haven coastguard was alerted by a Mayday call from Lady Helen at 12:55. All passengers and […]

Cargo ship still aground on Farne Islands

The cargo vessel Danio remains aground this morning on the Farne Islands off of England’s Northumberland coast. The ship’s crew spent the night on board following the grounding at around 04:30 GMT on Saturday. The vessel went aground near to Little Harcar rock, close to the Longstone Lighthouse. The MV Danio was carrying timber from […]

Carnival Dream has a nightmare

The Carnival Dream cruise ship is stuck in St. Maarten in the Caribbean, Thursday, following a problem with the ship’s generator. This incident comes just a month after Carnival passengers spent nearly five days trapped on the disabled Carnival Triumph liner in the Gulf of Mexico. CNN reported that passengers aboard the Carnival Dream had […]

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