WATCH: Float-Over Topside Installation Using Dynamic Positioning

2014-May-1

This video shows the float-over installation of a 15,748 ton topside on an offshore facility off Malaysia using dynamic positioning and the Dockwise-managed heavy lift vessel HYSY 278. The operation was the 13th DP float-over for the marine management and consultancy company ADPS, which provides the DP expertise to the heavy lift vessels and their crew. According to the … [Read more...]

WATCH: Lego Stena IceMAX Build Time-Lapse

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Here's a time-lapse showing the building of the Lego-version Stena IceMAX drillship at LSME (that's Lego Shipyard and Marine Engineering). The video is the second from creator Andrew Mcalpine, following his first video showing the construction of the Maersk Triple-E lego kit. According to Andrew: The idea for a time-lapse showing the construction came after I saw a version … [Read more...]

Drone Video: Platform Supply Vessel NAO Protector in Stavanger, Norway

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Here is some video filmed on board the platform supply vessel NOA Protector during a recent visit in Stavanger, Norway. Notable vessels seen in the video include a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, the sailing cruise ship Seacloud 2, the world's strongest crane vessel Thialf (14,200 tons), the car ferry Fjordveien, and platform supply vessels Rem Fortune, Olympic Commander, NOA … [Read more...]

World’s Biggest Containership Blasts Star Wars Theme Song Pulling Into Port – VIDEO

MSC Zoe. Photo: Mediterranean Shipping Company

This happened August 1, 2015 as the 19,224 TEU MV MSC Zoe, one of the world's biggest containerships, was docking at the Port of Hamburg for its christening and maiden call at the port. The 395.5 meter long ship is the third vessel in Mediterranean Shipping Company's ‘Oscar class’, behind MSC Oscar and MSC Oliver, which currently share the title of world's biggest … [Read more...]

Shipping TV Tour On Board a Seventy-Year-Old VIC Steamer – VIDEO

Photo: VIC 96 Trust

Shipping TV's Chris Gosling takes a tour aboard the 1945-built steam-driven Victualling Inshore Craft, VIC96, has a chat with her skipper and engineer, and a quick change from ahead to astern. VIC 96 is one of the few surviving workhorses of its day, built as part of the war effort to supply naval dockyards and the Royal Navy fleet. For more on this ship, check … [Read more...]