Friday, March 10, 2017

Watch: Newbuild ‘Symphony Provider’ Gets Stuck During Launch

On Thursday March 9 the Ferus Smit Shipyard in Leer, Germany launched the Symphony Provider, the second in a series of two ECOBOX DP2 vessels that will be delivered to...

March 10, 2017
Total Views: 222

Friday, December 23, 2016

WATCH: Launching of Multi-Purpose Offshore Vessel ‘Dina Polaris’

This video was filmed this past June but has re-emerged online this week with no info attached, prompting several questions on social media about where and when this launch took...

December 23, 2016
Total Views: 44

Friday, October 14, 2016

WATCH: 24 Most Insanely Satisfying Ship Launches!

We usually don’t get into these lists but this video was just uploaded and we have to admit: it’s actually insanely satisfying. So check it out. Here’s 12 minutes of (insanely satisfying)...

October 14, 2016
Total Views: 4

Friday, August 5, 2016

Ever Watched a Giant Ship Launch from Below?

Perhaps this is common at some shipyards around the world but that doesn’t mean I’d volunteer to be down there because, you know, #safetyfirst.

August 5, 2016
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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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

Monday, November 23, 2015
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WATCH: Launching of the Largest Superyacht of 2015, the 156-Meter “Project Omar”

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov just outdid himself with the launch of his new 156 meter super yacht Project Omar. Usmanov already own another 110 meter super yacht dubbed Dilbar. The...

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, November 9, 2015

WATCH: Huge Sideways Launch at Poland’s Remontowa Shipyard

The 110-meter hull of the sail training ship El-Mellah was launched over the weekend at the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The El-Mellah is being built for the Algerian Navy and is...

November 9, 2015
Total Views: 32

Friday, August 21, 2015

Ship Photo of the Day – Royal IHC Launches Pipelaying Vessel Sapura Rubi

Royal IHC has named and launched the pipelaying vessel Sapura Rub at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel, the Netherlands. Sapura Rub is the last of five 550t-Type...

August 21, 2015
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

WATCH: MV Legionnaire Sideways Launch

The MV Legionnaire, one of two new vessels that will soon begin serving the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, was launched on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Damen Shipyards in...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, March 23, 2015
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Video: Irish Bulk Carrier Sideways Launched at Ferus Smit

The Ferus Smit yard in Westerbroek, Netherlands has marked the launch of the sixth and final general cargo/bulk carrier for Arklow Shipping of Arklow, Ireland. The sideways launch of the...

March 23, 2015
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Watch: Subsea Support Vessel’s Sideways Launch from Just About Every Angle

Deepocean’s new subsea support vessel MV Deep Helder was launched earlier this year at the De Hoop Lobith shipyard in Foxhol, the Netherlands. According to Deepocean, the MV Deep Helder...

November 18, 2014
Total Views: 37

Monday, October 6, 2014
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First Walk-to-Work Vessel Launched at Niestern Sander

Dutch shipbuilder Niestern Sander has launched the world’s first ‘Walk-to-Work’ vessel today which upon delivery in 2015, will support the maintenance and service activities of NAM/Shell UK under a 10 year contract...

October 6, 2014
Total Views: 20

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Video Emerges of $10M Yacht Launch Fail

The video you have all been waiting for...

May 22, 2014
Total Views: 399

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