LOOK – Close Look At The Complexity Of An FPSO [PHOTO]

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Today's ship photo of the day is an extremely high detailed HDR Image the FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) vessel constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard. According to the photographer,  L1GHT DR4W1NGS , the shipyard engineers were pulling an all-nighter because the lights were on at 1am when this shot was … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Chinese River Ship Capsizes In Storm, 458 People Aboard

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WUHAN, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The BBC is reporting that a passenger ship carrying 458 people sank Monday night in the Hubei section of China's Yangtze River. The ship, named Dongfangzhixing (Eastern Star), sank at around 9:28 p.m. in the Jianli (Hubei Province) section of the Yangtze River, according to the Yangtze River navigation administration. The captain and the chief … [Read more...]

Sage Sagittarius, Ship Of Death – ABC Spotlights Murder On The High Seas

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Scroll down for video. An Australian court has heard of a captain’s scheme to cover up gun sales and assault on board a Japanese-owned bulk carrier where three crewmen died. The new details emerged during a New South Wales State Coroner’s inquest into the mysterious deaths of two crew members killed in separate incidents while working on board the Panama-flagged coal … [Read more...]

Engine Room Fire Breaks Out Aboard Baker Hughes Supply Vessel

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The Indian Coast Guard hreported that a major fire broke out on the Baker Hughes Oil Field Services (India) supply vessel Vestfonn off the coast of Mumbai India yesterday. The Indian Coast Guard Maritime RCC at Mumbai received a distress alert from Mumbai high supply vessel Vestfonn at 2:20 pm local time. The vessel, located 108 Nautical Miles west of Mumbai, notified the … [Read more...]

One Big Chart Showing All The Missiles That Can Sink A Ship

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The first anti-ship missiles (ASMs), developed and built by Nazi Germany, used radio command guidance and technology has rapidly improved in the intervening years. Most of today's anti-ship missiles are of the sea skimming variety, and many use both inertial guidance and active radar homing. A good number of other anti-ship missiles … [Read more...]