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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Anchor and Mooring Gear – A History

Chief Mate Andre van Schoonhoven of the new cruise ship Eurodam gives us the history of classifying anchors. He writes; Traditionally ships were anchored using

July 21, 2010
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Sunday, May 23, 2010
Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship: Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship: Norwegian Cruise Line

In 2009 most of the hype in the cruise industry was about Royal Caribbean’s new cutting edge ship Oasis of the Seas. In 2010 the ship that is making

May 23, 2010
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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Island Offshore orders two PSV’s at STX Europe

STX Europe has entered into new contracts with Island Offshore, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore for, the building of two Platform Supply Vessels. The

December 23, 2009
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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

China now officially No2 in world shipbuildng

The latest report from research analyst Clarksons says that China has now overtaken Japan to become second in the world shipbuilding market. In the first six

September 9, 2009
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Friday, July 10, 2009

Milestones In Ship Construction

Photo by nasebaer Chief Journalist David Nagle of US Naval Sea Systems Command brings us Milestones in Ship Construction: “So the ship’s been

July 10, 2009
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Saturday, May 9, 2009

HDR Ship Photo – Laying The Bow Of A Newbuild

These photos show the laying of the bow section of a new drillship being built in South Korea. Click on the photos for more details or HERE for more

May 9, 2009
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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Orders Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ship The US-owned cruise operator, Regent Seven Seas, is taken bids on a brand new ultra-luxury

May 29, 2008
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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Independence Of the Seas – Naming Ceremony

The BBC Tells us: One of the world’s largest cruise ships has been officially named by a member of the public who won a national competition for the

May 1, 2008
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