Friday, April 16, 2010

MARAD Announces $14.7 Million in Grants for Small Shipyards

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $14.7 million in grant awards to help improve 17 small shipyards in 16 states.  The funds will help these shipyards...

April 16, 2010
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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wind power and shipyard industries make joint call for investments in ships for offshore wind expansion

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) are calling on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the building...

February 25, 2010
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Thursday, September 10, 2009

SHI Shipyard Photo, A View From Aloft – Photo Of The Week

Photo By gCaptain Today’s Photo Of The Week is an HDR view of Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)– Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. This photo was taken from the crown of...

September 10, 2009
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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

First Lift – World’s Largest Crane In Action

A few months back we brought you photos of the world’s largest crane being built, today we show you it in action. It is the world’s first fixed dual-beam gantry...

August 19, 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 christened, so now it goes out to...

July 10, 2009
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Thursday, June 18, 2009

How It’s Built – Cruise Ship Cabins

How is a cabin is built in this day of containerization and commodization? Remotely of course. Eurodam News, Holland America’s blog showcasing the shipyard activities around their latest new build...

June 18, 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 shipyard...

May 9, 2009
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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Megablock Time Lapse – Shipyard Photos

April 19, 2009
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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Enchantment of the Seas – Creating A Bigger Cruise Ship

Amazing planet brings us How To Stretch A Ship – Creating A Bigger Cruise Ship. Click HERE to view the photos. While this may photo look troubling to some unknowing...

December 23, 2008
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Saturday, October 18, 2008

FPSO Newbuild, Hyundai Shipyard | HDR Photo

by bhophoto HDR photo of an FPSO being built at the Hyundai Shipyard in Korea. This is only the thumbnail… Click on the photo for a larger view! For more...

October 18, 2008
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Friday, July 18, 2008

M/V Mozah – Worlds Largest LNG Carrier

The latest news from South Korea: Today Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned named the first Q-Max (266,000 CBM) LNG Carrier, “MOZAH”, the world’s largest LNG vessel built to...

July 18, 2008
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Saturday, May 3, 2008

Birth Of A Giant – Supertanker Construction Video

This video show the 1975 construction of the tanker M/V Batillus in St. Nazaire, France. she has since been scrapped.

May 3, 2008
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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Good Times for Merchant Mariners? Newbuild Statistics Might Tell.

(Originally published June 2007) The title of one story in this week’s MarEx Newsletter proclaims “Maritime Academy Graduation Heralds the Continuation of Good Times” and nothing affirms this better than...

January 22, 2008
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Saturday, December 15, 2007

World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Keel Laying Ceremony

Cunard Cruiser tells us of the recent keel laying ceremony for what will be the world’s largest cruise ship. They write; Project Genesis, the largest cruise ship to ever make...

December 15, 2007
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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Lifeboat Davit Testing

Traditionally lifeboat davits were tested using sand bags and a crew of strong AB’s. More recently water bags began to be used making the job considerably easier… you simply place...

November 18, 2007
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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Edward Burtynsky – Shipbreaking Images

Edward Burtynsky makes a wish: that his images — stunning landscapes that document humanity’s impact on the world — help persuade millions to join a global conversation on sustainability. A...

October 24, 2007
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Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524, Port of Registry: Copenhagen,...

August 20, 2007
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