Sketchy Boarding – Will This Truck Make It Onto This Ship?

This video was posted Monday to Youtube and has already racked up close to 1 million views. And for good reason - it's so sketchy! So, will the truck be make it on board the ship by driving over two wooden planks? Just watch for the answer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLZNwxFtNhk  Well there you have it. Yet there are still so many questions... … [Read more...]

Jaguar Land Rover Awaits News of 1,200 Cars Aboard Beached Ship

PARIS, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Jaguar Land Rover said on Tuesday it was awaiting word on the fate of 1,200 luxury vehicles aboard a 51,000-tonne car transporter ship that has run aground in the English Channel. Salvage experts are working around the clock to right the Hoegh Osaka, which has been stuck on a sandbank off the south coast of England since Saturday. Range Rovers and … [Read more...]

Höegh St. Petersburg Car Carrier Arrives at Possible Crash Location in Southern Indian Ocean

After analysts from the Australian GeoSpacial-Intelligence Organisation detected possible pieces of large debris floating in the remote southern Indian Ocean, the Höegh Autoliners RoRo, Höegh St Petersburg was diverted along its journey from Madagascar to Melbourne to investigate possible signs of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370. UDPATE: Norwegian Car Carrier … [Read more...]

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Shipyard Launches the Ulusoy 15 RoRo Freight Ferry

German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) announced this morning they have successfully launched the second of two identical RoRo freight ferry newbuildings for the Turkish shipping company Ulusoy Sealines. “At 208 metres, these are the longest and biggest freight ferries ever built at FSG”, declared shipyard Managing Director Peter Sierk. He added … [Read more...]