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CDR Salamander features China’s largest FPSO on Ugly Ship Thursday. He writes;
A ship only a Captain could love. I don’t think anyone will be making those cool mahogany models of it anytime soon, but I ask you to BEHOLD and up close and personal shot of the 300,000 DWT $230 million Hai Yang Shi You 117, China’s biggest floating production, storage and offloading vessel.
Our Ugly Ship pick is the Norwegian Gem, as photographed by the Lisbon Cruise Bog:
The Fairmont Summit is not much prettier but it is a working ship.
Can you believe an FPSO can actually be beautiful or that people actually pay to board the Norwegian Gem? Shocking, we know.
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