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News Worth Sharing - "Aberdeen’s Evolutionary Maritime History"

The Maritime Executive recently published an article by Basil Karatzas about the close relationship between the evolution of a community to the evolution of shipping.

Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen’s Evolutionary Maritime History

It’s been said that the best way to understand world history and culture is to look at the maritime history of the world. Since water covers much of the earth, most of the interaction and trade (and conflict) among peoples shows up in their maritime activity.

We were in Aberdeen, Scotland, recently on an offshore asset valuation project and had free time to visit the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, a highly recommended way to spend a few pedagogical hours on maritime history.

Read the rest of the article at The Maritime Executive