Ship Photos Of The Day – Seaspan Shipyard, Vancouver

By Cindy Konrad (gCaptain) On October 19, 2011 ,under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, a $30 billion project, Seaspan won a major contract to rebuild the Canadian government's non combat  vessels. “If it does not have a gun and larger than 1000 gross tons we are building it here,” said Brian Cater, President of Seaspan. This includes the Canadian Coast Guard and the non … [Read more...]

Big Ben – Photo Tour Of The MegaShip Benjamin Franklin

The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container ship ever to dock in North America, returned to Southern California last month for its second U.S. visit and official inauguration. Before departing for Seattle, CMA CGM invited gCaptain founder John Konrad and photographer Andrew Lombardi to Long Beach for a tour of the enormous vessel. Here are the photos from the … [Read more...]

Ship Photo Of The Day – M/V Modern Express

The RORO Modern Express is reflected in water on the dock as it lists at a mooring in the port of Bilbao, in Zierbena, northern Spain, February 4, 2016. The 164-meter vessel, which was transporting 3,600 tonnes of wood along with construction machinery, was towed to the port after spending six days listing and adrift in the Bay of Biscay. Click HERE for gCaptain's full coverage … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of the Day – Tight Squeeze

  Today's ship photo of the day features REM Offshore's new platform supply vessel Rem Arctic squeezes into the harbor at Fosnavåg, Norway for its Christening ceremony on Friday. REM Arctic was built by Kleven Verft and is of the VS 485 MkIII Arctic design. The vessel is the 18th vessel to be delivered to REM Offshore in just ten years. Update: New video … [Read more...]

Female Marine Engineers Focus of New Photo Collection

A suggestion from Naval Architect Caitlin Ness to Getty Images has led the stock photo agency to create a collection featuring female marine engineers. The Lean In collection is a curation of images devoted to the depiction of empowered women, primarily focussing on occupations and fields where women go mostly unnoticed. After a friend of Caitlin's who was in the Marine … [Read more...]