cruise ships


Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Photo

Ghost Ship Tours

Our apologies to anyone looking for paranormal activity… you (probably) won’t find any here because by ghost ship we mean vessels no longer in

January 1, 2008
Total Views: 40

Saturday, December 15, 2007
Shipyard

World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Keel Laying Ceremony

Cunard Cruiser tells us of the recent keel laying ceremony for what will be the world’s largest cruise ship. They write; Project Genesis, the largest

December 15, 2007
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Uncategorized

Buy A Rivet – Save A Ship

In a move similar to the amazingly successful Million Dollar Homepage the Manxman Steamship Company has started selling rivets. The idea – sell 100,000

December 12, 2007
Total Views: 16

Saturday, December 1, 2007
USCG

USCG Cruise Ship Medivac – Video

Every wonder what happens if you need to be helicoptered off a cruise ship? The USCG has released this video of a medivac operation off the coast of Mexico.

December 1, 2007
Total Views: 24

Friday, November 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Cruise Ship Explorer Antarctic Abandonment – Update

David Hindin, a gCaptain reader from the San Francisco Bay Area pointed us to this image and audio file from the New York Times. They tell us; A small,

November 23, 2007
Total Views: 15

Monday, November 19, 2007
Video

Elements Of Cruise Ship Design

Our friends at Sea-Fever had an excellent post yesterday regarding the above video. They tell us; No higher than Verazanno Narrows Bridge in New York, no

November 19, 2007
Total Views: 157

Sunday, November 18, 2007
Uncategorized

Lifeboat Davit Testing

Traditionally lifeboat davits were tested using sand bags and a crew of strong AB’s. More recently water bags began to be used making the job

November 18, 2007
Total Views: 1639

Thursday, November 1, 2007
Video

QM2 Arrival – A View From The Sky

November 1, 2007
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Photo

Lastest Ship Technology Beneath The Waterline – Photos

Pieter Rijkaart, Holland America Line’s director of newbuilds, just provided this image of Eurodam’s recently installed Azipods. Eurodam News, the

October 24, 2007
Total Views: 67

Monday, October 22, 2007
Uncategorized

World Largest Cruise Ships – Coming Soon

The Cincinnati Enquirer as us: “As new cruise ships continue to get larger, it begs the question: Is bigger better?” I admittedly don’t know

October 22, 2007
Total Views: 5

Sunday, October 21, 2007
Blog

Incident Photo of the Week – Norwegian Dream

Photo of the Norwegian Dream after encoutering a sucession of 25+ foot waves in 2005 colliding with the ‘Ever Decent’ while transiting the the

October 21, 2007
Total Views: 822

Monday, October 15, 2007
Video

Breaking the Heart – S/S Norway

Today is Blog Action Day and the topic of discussion throughout the blogoshpere is the environment. There are many issues and environmental news stories worth

October 15, 2007
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Uncategorized

qe3? cunard lines orders a new ship

The BBC tells us: Cunard Lines is to build a 92,000 tonne liner which will be called the Queen Elizabeth. The ship, which will be based at Southampton, will

October 10, 2007
Total Views: 17

Sunday, July 15, 2007
Incidents

Damaged Cruise Ship Docks in Vanatu

We mostly think of Vanuatu as a flag of convenience state, not a port of refuge but that is what it has become for the P&O cruise ship Pacific

July 15, 2007
Total Views: 14