Month: October 2014

Sweden Tracks for Source of Foreign Underwater Activity

Swedish armed forces said that on Friday it had employed military vessels, aircraft and personnel look for foreign underwater movement in the ocean in the Kanholmsfjärden region, granting to the visual observation by “credible source”, some are around 40 kms east of the Stockholm.

On Sunday, the Director Communication and Public Affairs of the Swedish Armed Force – Erik Lagersten said “At the moment we are leading an intelligence operation in the archipelago of Stockholm with ocular investigation as well as with naval vessels equipped with qualified underwater sensors” and also added “The procedure is conducted in parliamentary procedure for the Armed Forces to make if there are or has been foreign underwater activities in the region.”

The armed forces said on Sunday that it was not in a place to reject or verify media news or speculations lately published about a missing foreign submarine. Russian authorities stated that no Russian vessel was in difficulty, and that the country’s navy vessels were taking out their projects according to design.

Giant Female Atlas Sculpture – Incredible Underwater Art Garden

Artist                          :     Jason deCaires Taylor
Height of Atlas     :     18ft
Location                   :      Sea floor off the coast of the Bahamas
Weight                      :      60 tons (54431 kgs)


The art was made by Jason deCaires Taylor, who put 500 life-sized statues below the surface of water nearly 9 to 20 ft (2 to 6 m), surrounding to the Cancun Island in Mexico.


The biggest statue that ever to be arranged underwater, it reaches from the ocean floor five meters below the surface. The full weight of the sculpture is 60 tones meant that the man had to be worked in sections and ultimately assembled in the seafloor.

Executive director of BREEF is Casuarina McKinney-Lambert states “The coral reef sculpture garden can go a new environment, friendly tourist place and local attraction for the Bahamas once complete.”


BREEF (Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation) was founded in 1993 by the late Sir Nicholas Nuttall to focus on the learning of Bahamian teachers about the atmosphere and to address mounting fears about the state of The Bahamas’ marine environment.

They stated “Everything is a hundred times harder in the ocean and getting precision parts together underwater was a vast challenge, “and also added “The technique I applied to incorporate digital and a CNC routed mold which had never been acted before in a marine environment, and then it was the first time and quite nerve wracking.”