Friday, September 23, 2016
Maritime News

Port of Antwerp Opens Awe-Inspiring New Headquarters -PHOTOS

By Marilyn Haigh ANTWERP, Belgium, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s second-biggest port has cut a distinct new shape into its skyline. Architect Zaha Hadid’s Antwerp Port House, officially opened this...

September 23, 2016
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Saturday, March 3, 2012
shipping container house

New Uses for Shipping Containers in a Postmodern World

– By Lauga Oskarsdottir, MTS Logistics There are over seventeen million shipping containers in the world. Have you ever wondered where they go when their time is up? There are several amazing ways...

March 3, 2012
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Ships In Concrete – Best Maritime Inspired Architecture

gCaptain searches the web each week to bring you the world’s most interesting and inspiring ships, but you don’t need to be a naval architect to design an imaginative vessel....

November 30, 2010
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Bridge Designs – 5 Most Ambitious of Today

History is littered with bridges designed to do the impossible. One example, Euroroute (pictured above), would literally take drivers through the White Cliffs of Dover to an island five miles...

June 23, 2010
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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Shipping Container Dormitory

Keetwonen, 1000 shipping containers from China modified into student housing in Amsterdam, is the largest shipping container housing development in the world.  It has been praised for its innovation, cost...

May 2, 2009
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Thursday, March 5, 2009

New Wing for National Maritime Museum – Sketches Released

Here in the US no plans exist to build a maritime museum of any significant scale but smal designs continue to be planned including the newly proposed Morro Bay Maritime Museum located...

March 5, 2009
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Oil Rig Resort – Reusing Decommissioned Oil Rigs in Gulf of Mexico

While this may or may not fit your idea of the perfect luxurious destination hotel, you have to admit, the concept is an interesting one.  In fact, the conceptual project...

February 24, 2009
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Saturday, July 26, 2008

Hong Kong Ship Shopping Mall – Ship Docked In The Middle Of City Pleases Shoppers

Is it just me, or does something seem out of place here? Located in the middle of Hong Kong’s largest private housing estate, Whompoa Garden, this cruise ship is  actually...

July 26, 2008
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Friday, May 2, 2008

A Solution For Dubai’s Future – Floating Buildings

NPR brings us the latest developments from Dubai… Constructing floating houses or restaurants or even villages is an idea that first came to him in his native Holland, where land...

May 2, 2008
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Ship Design

Nautical Scavengers – The Ferry Houseboat

Inhabitat brings us the RECYCLED FERRY HOME. They write: How many of you have wished you could trade your apartment & crappy office space for a floating live/work houseboat in...

May 2, 2008
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