MV Mont, Knock Nevis, Jahre Viking – World’s Largest Supertanker

MV Mont, formerly Knock Nevis, was the largest ship ever built. Before her final journey as the MV Mont she was known as the Knock Nevis and was a Norwegian owned supertanker. Prior to that she was known as Seawise Giant, Happy Giant, and Jahre Viking. She was 458 metres (1504 feet) in length and 69 m (226 ft) in width, making her the largest ship in the world. She was built … [Read more...]

Main Anchor of Historic Ship Arrives in Hong Kong

The anchor of what was once the largest ship in the world sits before it was extracted.An artists rendition of the refurbished anchor as the centerpiece for the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. A 36 ton anchor belonging to a historic ship, once the world's largest, has been transported by Wilhelmsen Ships Service from Gujarat and has just arrived in Hong Kong, to be placed as the … [Read more...]