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10 increadible years ago


Today, on September 27th 2015, ten increadible years have passed since I visited Quebec, Canada, with Crystal Symphony. The following …

Back to work tomorrow


After a longweek of extra-shifts on my own ship during my off-time this past week, and at Tresfjord, I will tomorrow morning return …

An evening moment on Trondheimsfjorden


As September 20th 2015 soon draws towards it’s inevitable end, I would like to wish you all a very good night with this image which …

Further to previous blog-entry


Based on the pageload-counter, I have a suspicion not too many people took time to check out my previous post about “the picture …

The picture on my wall


In the very simple Captain’s cabin, there is a picture on my wall. It was taken by someone ashore a few years back while I sailed …

Preparing for another round of night watch


As I’m ready for another round of nightwatch at work, I have high hopes for another peaceful night and safe crossings of the fjord. …

Website statistics


Running and maintaining a website is a LOT of work, and the reward is seeing occational great statistics. But while these are good …

Finally, a car suited for me too


It is with great excitement I read news on the Internet that VW is planning to re-launch their extremely popular hippie- love machine …

the Trondheim-thread on CaptainsVoyage Forum


I have recently added a lot of new images to the “Trondheim-thread” on CaptainsVoyage Forum, and by doing so, it is with great hope …

Time is money


It is with a somewhat heavy heart I have recently decided to end one of my projects, the Norwegian language website trondheimsfjorden.…

End of humanity and common sense


I'm looking to find another earth in our solar system to live the rest of my life on, because this earth is soon to be completely …

Stop undermining professionals


In an interesting Norwegian language article today, I read about city mayors and port captains in (northern) Norway complaining …

The beauty of Norway by Joakim


I would like to recommend you all spend just a little less than the next 1.5 minutes checking out this great video made by a good …

Iron Maiden Captain


In this image from newsmedia, Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson is photographed during a flight for fans which he captained in …

Follaferja


I just had to share these two screen dumps from NRK film archive. The ferry Follaferja appeared in a touristfilm from the 1950’s, …

The new law says what...


Recently, Thailand issued a handful of new laws concering what foreigners (so-called “aliens” in Thailand) are not allowed to do, …

Nordstjernen video


Here is a very short look at Nordstjernen’s arrival to Trondheim from Svalbard /Spitsbergen on September 1st 2015. Sadly to say, …

Shipping Trondheimsfjorden


These are also so-called sample-images of what have been spotted on the Trondheimsfjord the past two days: the full size images …

Nordstjernen back in Trondheim


Yesterday, on Friday September 4th 2015, the former coastal steamer Nordstjernen came back to Trondheim for a short visit. The ship …

Summer cruise season towards the end


While ports like Bergen and Oslo still have a some more ships coming, the summer cruise-season at Trondheim is fast appraoching …

Captain Richard With


Richard With was the captain which more than 122 years ago made it possible, or should we say “dared”, sailing ships along the Norwegian …

An unusual encounter on the Trondheimsfjord today


This afternoon, an unusual encounter could be witnessed at the fjord right outside my “office-windows”. I have to quickly admit …

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