• Japan,  Powerplants

    Fukushima

    Fukushima is a Japanese prefecture, with a population of almost 2.000.000 inhabitants, but didn’t get much attention before the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake” and the following tsunami, that ultimately resulted in a partial nuclear meltdown at the “Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power…

  • Infrastructure,  Sweden

    Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant

    The Swedish nuclear powerplant Barsebäck lies a short distance from Malmö, and is visible from the danish capital Copenhagen. Shut down on may 31st 2005 It was possible to attend guided tours of the facility from 2009 and until august…

  • Ikke kategoriseret

    The Kola Superdeep Borehole

    During the Cold War, the United States of America and the Soviet Union had a long line of weird competitions and races. First man on the moon, most nuklear warheads and in the case of this article, who can dig…

  • Mines,  Oklahoma

    Bertha Rogers

    The Lone Star Producing Company’s oil exploratory hole, Bertha Rogers, was 9.583 metres deep, and the worlds deepest hole between 1974 and 1979, where the Soviet Union broke the record with the Kola Superdeep Hole. The drilling was done with…

  • Malta,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Hephaestus

    Bunkering tanker built in 1965 Beached during a storm on febuary 10th 2018 The anker appeared to have broken early in the morning, and thereafter it was beached at around 05:15 in the morning. The seven member crew all survived…

  • Denmark,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Russian Submarine

    Just of the coast of Bornholm, lies a sunken whiskey class submarine. It was one of many soviet submarines, that were dismantled, and was on its way from Russia to Nakskov.When it passed the island of Bornholm, on the 14th…

  • Australia,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    HMVS Cerberus

    Her Majesty’s Victorian Ship was built in 1870, and in service for the Royal Australian Forces, and the Commonwealth Naval Forces between 1871 and 1924. The ship is a low profile armored vessel, that only rises 2.1 metres above the…

  • Greece,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Nordland

    Built in 1986 by the German Jansen Schifftswertft Leer. The ship was on the way between Saint John and Gimlik, on the 29th of august 2000, when the ship ran aground on the small island of Prasonisi just outside the…