MSC Kalina – Ship Photo Of The Week

The mighty MSC Kalina, sister ship to the largest container ship ever built (by TEU) the MSC Daniela.  This image was shot using a method called High Dynamic Range (HDR).  It's a process by which the photographer shoots the same image in a number of different exposure settings to properly expose all the bright and dark areas of the image, and then splicing the image together … [Read more...]

Nieuw Amsterdam – Ship Photo Of The Week

The above photo is the first hull section of Holland America Line's cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam at the Marghera Shipyard in Italy. As bloggers we are excited by the news of her keel laying as Holland America is committed to documenting the daily lives of all their vessels via online blogs. This means, like the Eurodam before her, we shall get an inside, day-by-day look into how … [Read more...]

Ship Of The Week – M/V Slice of Reality

. The Greenwich Phantom blog brings us a slice of reality;One of the sculptures commissioned for the Millennium Dome, Slice of Reality is looking a little the worse for wear these days, but perhaps that's part of its charm - after all - when did you last see a ship - whole or otherwise - that didn't have a few rust stains around the edges?It was created by Richard Wilson (no, … [Read more...]