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Sunday, July 21, 2013
Engines

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma

July 21, 2013
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Blog

Vale Brasil: Too big to enter China port?

According to several reports, the Vale Brasil, the world’s largest iron ore carrier on its maiden voyage from Brazil to China, is “highly

June 21, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
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VALE BRASIL – World’s largest ore carrier loaded in Brazil

The world’s largest ore carrier, Vale Brasil, was loaded for the first time Tuesday at Pier I at Ponta da Madeira Port Terminal (TPPM) in Brazil. The

May 25, 2011
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Engineering News

Levingston Offshore to build World’s Largest Liftboat

The Levingston Corporation of Boerne, Texas and PaxOcean Engineering Zhoushan Co. of Singapore have signed a Letter of Intent to build what will be the

May 13, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
News

Maersk Expected To Order 10 More Giant Triple-E Class Ships

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (AMKBF), the world’s largest container shipping line, expects to exercise an option to buy 10 more of

April 13, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011
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Blog

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
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Monday, February 21, 2011
News

Maersk introduces “Triple-E” Class – The largest, most efficient ships ever

KEY FACTS: Maersk Line has an option to buy another 20 vessels. The total contract value is $5.7 billion if the option is exercised. The vessels will be

February 21, 2011
Total Views: 282

Thursday, January 13, 2011
News

Daewoo Shipbuilding completes world’s largest FPSO

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., South Korea’s No. 2 shipbuilder, has completed construction of the world’s largest floating

January 13, 2011
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, January 5, 2011
News

STX Finland delivers largest car-passenger ferry to operate in the English Channel

On Wednesday 5 January 2011, car-passenger ferry NB 1367 the Spirit of Britain, was delivered by STX Europe’s Rauma shipyard to P&O ferries. Her

January 5, 2011
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
Interesting

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean”

McDonalds Fish Ship – “Alaska Ocean” If you have ever eaten a McDonald’s Filet-o-fish there is a good chance that it came from the

October 28, 2010
Total Views: 1370

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Shipyard

Building Royal Caribbean’s ‘Allure of the Seas’ – Video

Last year, Royal Carribean chronicled the construction and launch of the Oasis of the Seas, releasing a number of webisodes on various sudjects such as her

October 26, 2010
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Engines

Super Engine Transport – By Truck

The Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged two-stroke diesel engine is the most powerful and most efficient prime-mover in the world today. The Aioi Works of

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 168

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
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For The Child Within Us: The World’s Biggest Ships Scaled As Wood Toys

[Image via PostlerFerguson] Like it or not, the holiday season (yes the holidays) are quickly approaching and every year we try to find some cool nautical gift

September 28, 2010
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Sunday, July 18, 2010
Ship Design

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

July 18, 2010
Total Views: 1165

Thursday, July 1, 2010
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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

July 1, 2010
Total Views: 929

Friday, March 26, 2010
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Caspian Sea Monster – World’s Fastest Ship OR Largest Plane?

  From the gCaptain Archive: World’s Fastest Ship OR Largest Plane? Thrilling Wonder brings us the story of The Caspian Sea Monster. Built during

March 26, 2010
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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Royal Caribbean on Revolutionizing Life Boat Design

While the cruise ship industry is really not our niche here on gCaptain, we can’t help but enjoy the videos that Royal Carribean is regularly producing

October 7, 2009
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
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Ship Photo of the Week – MSC Daniela in Rotterdam

This weeks Ship Photo of the Week is brought to us via PortStrategy.com (For high resolution image, CLICK HERE). In late May, the 14,000-teu MSC Daniela became

July 22, 2009
Total Views: 7

Friday, June 12, 2009
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A Sinking Ship – World’s Largest Yacht Transporter

Dockwise Yacht Transport has been in the boat delivery business for 21 years. Their semi-submersible vessels operate world wide. Launched in April of 2008, the

June 12, 2009
Total Views: 375

Monday, September 29, 2008
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Celebrity Solstice – Celebrity’s Largest Cruises Ship Leaves Shipyard

Celebrity Cruises maiden ship in its new Solstice Class departed Meyer Werft shipyard yesterday in Papenburg, Germany.  The Celebrity Solstice, at length of

September 29, 2008
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