Watch: The Art of Dry Docking

dry docking

Yokosuka Naval Base is home to some of the oldest dry docks in the world, and after 140 years, these 19th century, French-style dry docks are still being used today by the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force as they bring in a ship for regular scheduled maintenance.

Watch: Captain of the Ship – A Woman at the Helm

women at helm

Only 11 of Germany’s 1,445 container ship captains are female. 26-year-old Julia Petzold is hoping to join them. She’s second-in-command on the carrier vessel Grietje, and is hoping to be made captain within the next five years.