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My Royal Viking Sun 


A few days ago, a very special cruise ship came to visit Trondheim: she is currently sailing as the Prinsendam of Holland America …

Crown Princess now docked port side alongside


Update: Classical error in posting while brain is not connected. I was THINKING port side alongside, and ended up stating the ship …

Training-ship Gann at Port of Trondheim


Last week, the former coastal steamer “Narvik" (ODS / OVDS / Hurtigruten) came to town as training-ship “Gann", and docked in the …

Trip to my summer paradise


Last week, I was fortunate to be able to go for a short roadtrip to my summer-paradise at Rørvik, Vikna. Sadly, these trips are …

Costa Pacifica


Yesterday was a realtively windy and wet day, and any hopes of getting some decent shots of the Costa Pacifica in Port of Trondheim …

Palfinger makes a world record


I guess some of you may already have read about the new, world record-breaking Palfinger lifeboat in maritime news, but if you haven’t, …

Goodbye to a giant


Some people may remember some of my images of a Kalitta Air Boeing 747 Cargo taken at Trondheim Airport Værnes back on August 14th …

My passion for flags and uniforms


Ever since I was a much younger boy (than right now), I have had a profound liking as well as tremendous respect towards flags and …

Bird-problems


Since the arrival of so-called “drone’s", I have completely fallen in love with the possibility to have a flying camera at my disposal. …

Modern day pirates


A few days ago, I saw a quite shocking documentary about the modern day pirates of Somalia and Nigeria. The documentary was shocking …

Songs in my heart


Depending your own interest in music, throughout life there will always be a number of songs that makes a special place in our hearts. …

Ship’s of May this year


It seems like I never got around to post some additional images from Port of Trondheim taken last month. Therefore, this bLOG entry …

There is an app for almost everything


With the Apple’s iPHONE just a little more than a decade old, it’s already hard to imagine a world without our smartphones, and …

Qatar Airways


With the diplomatic situation around Qatar these days, lounges and international flights are closed and halted. I would however …

From Rotterdam to the Rotterdam


Just back from an amazing three-nights trip to the Netherlands, where I spent the first night on board the former SS Rotterdam - …

Mein Schiff 6


Fresh from the beak of the bird, here are some photos of the German cruiseship in town today - the Mein Schiff 6. She arrived this …

Ferry maintenance day


Earlier this week, as the weather forecast was unusually nice, we (the Captain’s) made a quick plan to take our ship out of service …

Beluga XL


One of the aircrafts I would really like to see once in my life, but perhaps may never get to actually fly with, is the Beluga. …

Expedition - 10 days older


As the rain is pouring down today, I will share some images of a ship that should actually be as close to “my ship” as it possibly …

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