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Brand new Boa Jarl on sea trials

Today, Saturday May 23rd 2015, the brand new Boa Jarl was undergoing seatrials on the windy Trondheimsfjord. The ship which is currently …

Ships and a plane


These days have been truly hectic, but within a few days, it’ll all be so worth it. Before I disappear for a very long time (in …

Constitution Day Memories

While most of the so-called civilised world celebrate their national days showing off their superior weapons and military materials, …

17.mai - Gratulerer med dagen

As all Norwegians and Norway today celebrates 201st Constitution Day, I would suitably like to present this post in Norwegian. 

Today’s run in the forest


I’m sticking to a rigid exercise and diet program, and the results are amazing. About two years ago, I had grown out of some of …

Local shipping - Vargøy

Once upon a time in the not too distant past, most of the cargo transported within Norway, were carried by small coastal freighters. …

Kai 13A - Pier II Trondheim

At port of Trondheim, dock number 13A at Pier 2, there is an old building with a lot of history. Port of Trondheim used to have their 

Hundreds, if not a thousand already, images from Trondheim… 


I wrote a blog entry quite some time ago, listing several links to CaptainsVoyage Forum-threads containing images from and around …

There was a Black Watch in port


Nearly two months ago, we also had a true old-timer in port, the former Royal Viking Star: now sailing as Black Watch of Fred Olsen …

2 months with 6+


Think about how attached we have become to our pocket-computer mobile phones! I remember back in early 1999 when I went to a outlet …

Trondheimsfjorden is my office


Here are some images taken back in March while serving in my office on the Trondheimsfjord. I have to admit that working on a ship …

Engine troubles gave us an additional ship


When the cruiseship Marco Polo suffered some minor engine problems off the Norwegian coast on March 6th, she was forced to sail …

Foreign war ship at Trondheim

Early in March of this year, a foreign war ship came to visit Trondheim. By now, nearly two months later, I have already forgotten …

A low security prison at Leira in Trondheim


This is an old building with a long history. As far as I know, the building is today a so-called low-security prison, under the …

AN-124 at Trondheim Værnes Airport


Like my previously shared image (and here), here are a couple of additional images I have FINALLY managed to edit and prepare. I …

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