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 11 
 on: December 09, 2018, 11:58:58 am 
Started by davidships - Last post by davidships
This topic has been moved to Site related news, functions and modules.

http://forum.shipspotting.com/index.php?topic=16422.0

 12 
 on: December 09, 2018, 11:57:58 am 
Started by Chris Finney - Last post by davidships
We do delete quite a lot for "not straight".
But we do find that there are some which intuitively seem not straight but we cannot be sure (and for a few it's an optical illusion). Buildings can be misleading when the lens has a fairly wide angle (not talking about fish-eye of course, which is not permitted at all).

That said, it is clear that one or two members have particular difficulty - probably using mobile phones - and did not discover the ability to straighten, despite multiple deletions and explanations.  Perhaps we should be less tolerant.

Chris, would you kindly pick a handful of fairly recent ones (but not from the last few days as Admin colleagues may not have reached them yet) - and email the URLs or ref numbers to webmaster@shipspotting.com .  That will help me review this.

"Only one on site" photos are kept, though we do ask the member to replace, if possible.

 13 
 on: December 09, 2018, 10:34:33 am 
Started by Chris Finney - Last post by Sinisa Aljinovic
I would be happy that just Level Horizon is "problem" to be fixed. Huh

 14 
 on: December 09, 2018, 05:39:30 am 
Started by Chris Finney - Last post by Chris Finney
I refer to "SITE STANDARDS THAT APPLY TO ALL PHOTOS - Level: The horizon must be level and verticals should appear so. The image should be straightened where necessary.

Am I alone in finding scant regard to this requirement on many photographs which appear to be routinely accepted by our screeners? Levels are very easy to correct these days using a multitude of free editing programs.

Any thoughts?

From Downunder Chris Finney

 15 
 on: December 09, 2018, 02:29:56 am 
Started by francescomassa - Last post by davidships
Thank you for posting, Francesco.  Seems like the end of an era.

This auto-translated for me on opening:
http://www.informare.it/news/gennews/2018/20181790-Oggi-morto-decano-armatori-italiani-Aldo-Grimaldiuk.asp


 16 
 on: December 09, 2018, 02:14:23 am 
Started by Marc Pingoud - Last post by davidships
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2943446
For the second one (XYZ) I tried the writing tool also, but couldn't get anything for the fourth character.  But the others would seem to indicate that is is DAI---- MARU No.2.
But that hasn't led me anywhere.

The only candidates I can find currently on Japanese register:
DAIETSU MARU No.2 (IMO 8923909) 第二大越丸
https://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/italy_maruii/GALLERY/show_image.html?id=71565478&no=1

DAIFUKU MARU No.2 (IMO 9140231) 第二大福丸
https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/photos/of/ships/shipid:881519/#forward

 17 
 on: December 08, 2018, 07:32:41 pm 
Started by Marc Pingoud - Last post by Marc Pingoud
Well I have some unknown ships left:

1. RIGERU: Is this the right translation?
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2944028

2. Unknown MARU: signs seems to be easy...
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2943446

3. Unknown Fishing vessel: See Picture "Fischer"

4. Can the name "City of Kobe" match?

Thanks in advance and have a nice weekend - Marc


 18 
 on: December 08, 2018, 07:03:06 pm 
Started by Arnes - Last post by Tony des Landes
Many photos of the same ships are posted on this site. It would see a bit over the top to have to repeat the history every time a photo is posted on this site.

I agree with Simon. I would rather see more of his photos rather than a lesser number with their histories. I can look that up myself elsewhere if I am really interested

Tony

 19 
 on: December 08, 2018, 04:14:05 pm 
Started by francescomassa - Last post by francescomassa
Aldo Grimaldi a  very well known owner in Genova passed away yesterday at 96 year old,

 20 
 on: December 08, 2018, 02:24:23 pm 
Started by Paul Bradshaw - Last post by Paul Bradshaw
It is certainly an epic voyage for an old laker!

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