Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKaVhXn49xY Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which had a film crew spend a week filming aboard the icebreaker in March 2019. Also shown in the video is … [Read more...]

Video Shows Frantic Moments Before Historic Schooner’s Collision with Containership

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXrTvVh4NOs Some new video today from on board the Elbe No. 5 shows the moments just prior to the historic schooner's collision with a containership on the Elbe River near Hamburg last week. As we reported, the Elbe No. 5 partially sank after it collided with the 150-meter containership Astrosprinter near Hamburg last Saturday afternoon. … [Read more...]

Watch: Crazy Dude Brings Boat Between Ship and Pier During Docking

Now I'm not sure what this guy's business was for being there, but to quote the great 1994 class Dumb and Dumber, "talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time."  Check it out below: #Repost @bbpilots Please don’t do this while a 1000’ container ship is trying to dock. Luckily the @MoranTowing tugs were powerful enough to stop the 75,000 ton ships momentum … [Read more...]

Incident Video: MSC Cruise Ship Crashes Into Pier in Venice

A large cruise ship allided with pier and smaller passenger vessel in Venice, Italy on Sunday, injuring four people, local officials said. MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it struck the dock and a nearby ferry due to a technical problem. Pino Musolino, chairman of the northern Adriatic Sea port authority, … [Read more...]

Cal Maritime Training Ship Bumps Shoreside Crane on Arrival in Barbados – Incident Video

Cal Maritime's Training Ship Golden Bear sustained minor damage after one of its mast hit a shoreside gantry crane as it arrived in Barbados on Tuesday during its 2019 cruise. A statement from the school said the ship was under pilot control when the incident occurred. Thankfully, there were no injuries on board or ashore. The allision, however, did cause the training … [Read more...]