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Our man in the flying boat

Our man in the flying boat

This column has a few soft spots for some things, one of them being flying boats, already depicted here several times before. Jan Nagórski must have liked them as well.

The oldest map of Scandinavia

The oldest map of Scandinavia

Carta Marina, printed in 1539 in Venice, was published by the last catholic Bishop of Uppsala, Olaus Magnus...

170 years of Danish rails

170 years of Danish rails

The pioneering railroad in Denmark was established between Copenhagen and Roskilde on June 26th, 1847.

Świnoujście-Ystad ferry link's 50th anniversary

Świnoujście-Ystad ferry link's 50th anniversary

Another jubilee was celebrated in Poland and Sweden.

Half a century of Gothenburg-Kiel ferry-sailing

Half a century of Gothenburg-Kiel ferry-sailing

The first ever mention of a regular ferry service between the two ports was in November 1964, when Sten A. Olsson said that a link served by a newbuild would be established within two years.

Paprika under sails

Paprika under sails

While recollecting the great shipping names of the past we shouldn't forget about MAHART - a company from… Budapest.

Not so old...

Not so old...

… but seems already forgotten. The 10 Deutsche Mark uniquely depicts navigational (and scientific) instruments used by Carl Frederich Gauss (1777-1855).

Airborne boat

Airborne boat

In our research on "intermodality" of all kinds, we came across a vessel transported by an airplane and launched by dropping it by parachute.

The most precious ship

The most precious ship

This time we present the largest and most valued coins with a ship borne on the Baltic shores and registered in a Baltic port.

Freight non olet

Freight non olet

The Åland Post's Sailing Ship series achieved its halfway point, opening new horizons, too.

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3rd European Dredging Summit

3rd European Dredging Summit

28 February-1 March 2018 • DE/Bremen

HEKLA Final Conference

HEKLA Final Conference

1 March 2018 • LT/Klaipeda

Logistics CIO Forum EU

Logistics CIO Forum EU

6-7 March 2018  NL/Amsterdam

Transport Week 2018

Transport Week 2018

6-8 March 2018 • PL/Gdańsk

Ferry Shipping Summit

Ferry Shipping Summit

21-22 March 2018 • NL/Amsterdam

SmartRail

SmartRail

17-19 April 2018 • NL/Amsterdam

Shippax Ferry Conference

Shippax Ferry Conference

18-20 April 2018  Oslo-Kiel-Oslo

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