Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts recovered from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company sailing ship will be scanned using new X-ray equipment to reveal hidden details. The ‘Rooswijk’ — a so-called ‘retourschip’ built for long journeys — sank off of the coast of Kent in January 1740 after running aground on Goodwin Sands. Archaeologists visited the wreck … Read more Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

Thousands of artefacts recovered from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company sailing ship will be scanned using new X-ray equipment to reveal hidden details. The ‘Rooswijk’ — a so-called ‘retourschip’ built for long journeys — sank off of the coast of Kent in January 1740 after running aground on Goodwin Sands. Archaeologists visited the wreck … Read more Thousands of artefacts from the wreck of a Dutch East India Company vessel to be scanned with X-rays

World’s biggest container vessel HMM Algeciras arrives in the UK for the first time 

That’s a lot of ship! World’s biggest container vessel HMM Algeciras – measuring 1,312ft in length and 200ft in width – arrives in the UK for the first time after port authority spent SIX MONTHS months preparing for its arrival HMM Algeciras arrived in Essex from China via South Korea, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium … Read more World’s biggest container vessel HMM Algeciras arrives in the UK for the first time 

Coronavirus is a blood vessel disease, study suggests

The virus that causes COVID-19 is named for its attack on the respiratory system.  But as doctors continue to report high rates of blood clots, strokes, brain swelling and heart problems in their coronavirus patients, researchers have been increasingly suspicious the infection is more than a respiratory disease, but stumped for an explanation.  One study, … Read more Coronavirus is a blood vessel disease, study suggests

Coronavirus is a blood vessel disease, study suggests

The virus that causes COVID-19 is named for its attack on the respiratory system.  But as doctors continue to report high rates of blood clots, strokes, brain swelling and heart problems in their coronavirus patients, researchers have been increasingly suspicious the infection is more than a respiratory disease, but stumped for an explanation.  One study, … Read more Coronavirus is a blood vessel disease, study suggests

Covid-19 may cause blood clotting and raise the risk of blood vessel blockages in the brain

Coronavirus may cause an increased risk of blood clots and blockages in the brain and could lead to a stroke, according to a new study by University College London. The small study focused on six patients with confirmed COVID-19 who had suffered a stroke caused by the sudden loss of blood circulation to the brain. … Read more Covid-19 may cause blood clotting and raise the risk of blood vessel blockages in the brain

Royal Navy patrol vessel shadows Russian warship RFS Boiky as it sails through the English Channel

Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Mersey shadows Russian warship RFS Boiky as it sails through the English Channel HMS Mersey was scrambled to track Russian ship as it sailed through Channel Navy spokesman said vessels were ‘working to preserve UK’s maritime security’ Royal Navy has shadowed Russian ships as relations with Moscow have cooled  By … Read more Royal Navy patrol vessel shadows Russian warship RFS Boiky as it sails through the English Channel

Shipwreck in Maine is identified as a British vessel that went missing during the Battle of Yorktown

The skeletal remains of a shipwreck trapped off in the Maine coastlinehas been identified as a British vessel from the Battle of Yorktown. The ship sits in the Short Sands beach and has been exposed several times in the past by storms ripping through the area. The wreck, which consists of the bottom of the … Read more Shipwreck in Maine is identified as a British vessel that went missing during the Battle of Yorktown

Norway’s Twist Museum and New York’s Vessel: The Architectural Photography Awards finalists

The anticipation among photographers has been building, but now the wait is over.  The shortlisted entries for the 2019 Architectural Photography Awards have been revealed. Over 2,000 images have been submitted to the prestigious contest by photographers from 42 countries in six categories – exterior, interior, sense of place, buildings in use, mobile and portfolio. … Read more Norway’s Twist Museum and New York’s Vessel: The Architectural Photography Awards finalists