Monday, May 23, 2016
Maritime News

Video: The Craziest Boat Launch You Will Ever See

Uhhh, was that supposed to happen like that? Seriously, was that planned? Kind of seems like that it was. I don’t know under what circumstance anyone would ever think that...

May 23, 2016
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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Maritime News

WATCH: World’s Second LNG-Powered Dry Cargo Ship, MV Ireland, Launched at Ferus Smit

Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit has launched the second of two of the world’s first LNG-powered dry cargo ships.  The MV Ireland (Nb. 435), a dedicated cement carrier, was sideways launched March 19 at the...

March 22, 2016
Total Views: 64

Saturday, January 16, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: Royal IHC Launches New ‘Seven Cruzeiro’ Pipelay Vessel

Royal IHC has launched the 550-ton top tension capacity pipelay vessel, Seven Cruzeiro, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, Netherlands. This is the final pipelaying vessel in a...

January 16, 2016
Total Views: 7

Saturday, February 15, 2014
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MV Breeze Launched at BAE – VIDEO

Here's a video of the January 29, 2014 launch ceremony of the MV Breeze at BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida.

February 15, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, January 31, 2014
Maritime News

Rolldock’s Newest Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift Ro-Ro Launched in Germany

On January 31, 2014, the semi-submersible heavy lift Ro-Ro "Rolldock Storm" (Yard No. 759) was launched before a crowd at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) in Flensburg, Germany.

January 31, 2014
Total Views: 64

Monday, November 28, 2011
Press Releases

Danish Royal launch for SVITZER tug ‘Marysville’

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark last week launched SVITZER Australia’s newest Tugboat ‘SVITZER Marysville’ at Docklands in Melbourne, in honour of the bushfire devastated township of Marysville....

November 28, 2011
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Luxury Boat Launches, Sinks Immediately [VIDEO]

This is classic! Details of what actually went down in this incident are bit fuzzy being that most every report is in Chinese, but from what we gather, a highly...

October 12, 2011
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Marine Air Bags? A Most Unusual Way To Launch A Ship

  To learn more about marine airbags and their use for moving and launching large ships, we reached out to Song Tao of Qingdao Evergreen Shipping Supplies Co.,Ltd. Let’s here...

August 3, 2011
Total Views: 484

Thursday, April 21, 2011

USCG launches first fast response cutter – Bernard C. Webber

By LTJG Stephanie Young via Coast Guard Compass blog Earlier today, the first of the Coast Guard’s fast response cutters, Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber, entered the water  and...

April 21, 2011
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

New ship for Military Sealift Command Launched – USNS William McLean

Photo by Sarah E. Burford, Military Sealift Command Pacific USNS William McLean, the newest ship in the U.S. Navy’s Lewis and Clark-class of dry cargo/ammunition ships, slid into the water...

April 19, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Ship Launching on Yokohama Fenders?

MarineBuzz brings us photos of the M/V Bohai Challenge, being launched on what appears to be Yokohama Fenders (official they’re not Yokohamas). They tell us; Qingdao Yongtai shipping supplies co.,ltd...

December 4, 2007
Total Views: 76