Wednesday, May 2, 2018
One ships japan

Ship Photos of the Day – Japan’s Giant Pink Ships

Pictured here are two newbuild containerships being built for Japan’s new Ocean Network Express shipping joint venture. The Ocean Network Express, or ONE as it is known for short, was...

May 2, 2018
Total Views: 606

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
yamal transfer in zeebrugge

Ship Photo of the Day – First Ship-to-Ship Transfer of Yamal LNG in Port of Zeebrugge

The ice-class LNG carrier Eduard Atoll was in the port of Zeebrugge on Tuesday conducting the first ship-to-ship transfer of liquified natural gas from the Yamal LNG plant in northern...

May 1, 2018
Total Views: 18

Monday, July 3, 2017
Tirrenia Nuraghes super-hero cruise ship ferries

SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes’s Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in Messina Italy began decorating the sides of themed Tirrenia ships.  The M/V  is the...

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 86

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

@gCaptain In On Instagram (Finally!)

After hundreds of reader request followed by months of negotiation, pleading and many thank you’s gCaptain has officially acquired our proper name on Instagram and we have started scouring the internet for the...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, November 4, 2016
Seaspan Shipyard, Vancouver

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....

November 4, 2016
Total Views: 77

Friday, October 28, 2016
Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge

SPOTD – Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge Aboard The Stril Luna

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the platform supply vessel Stril Luna at work in the oil fields off Norway.  When Stril Luna was delivered from the Astilleros...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 109

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SPOTD: Orange Ocean – Juiced On The High Seas

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is Atlanship’s refrigerated juice carrier Orange Ocean. Atlanship SA, founded in 1982, is a Swiss shipping company headquartered in Lausanne that specializes in transporting...

September 13, 2016
Total Views: 151

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier, Höegh Target, Transits Expanded Panama Canal

The world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) Höegh Target is transiting the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal on Thursday. The vessel has a carrying capacity of 8,500 car...

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 54

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SPOTD: What Might Be The Most Formidable Ferry Ever

HSC Manannan is a 96-metre wave-piercing high-speed catamaran car ferry built in Tasmania in 1998. She served in Australia and New Zealand for five years and is now owned and...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class “heavy missile cruiser”, but Western defense commentators re-invented...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 245

Thursday, August 25, 2016
china space spy ship, missle tracking antennas

SPOTD: China’s Hulking Spy Ship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Chinese Navy spy ship Yuanwang-5. The Yuanwang (which means “Long View” in Mandarin) class of ships are used for tracking and...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 135

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
M/V Aranui five cargo passenger ship

SPOTD – M/V Aranui, The Mullet Of Cruise Ships

Today’s Ship Photograph Of The Day (SPOTD) is of the M/V Araniu 5 which, like the infamous Mullet hairstyle, is all business in front and party in the back. M/V...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Damen ASD Tug 2810

SPOTD: A Small Elegant Goliath Pulling Beast

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller’s ASD 3212 Mooring Tugboat. The Damen ASD Tug 2810 is proven in the industry. More than 170 of these compact,...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, August 22, 2016
MV Karadeniz Powership Rauf Bey

SPOTD: Powership Rauf Bey

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the M/V Powership! The Powership (actually the full name is MV Karadeniz Powership Rauf Bey) is a floating power plant, owned and...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 33

Saturday, August 20, 2016

SPOTD: U.S. Coast Guard’s Best Photos of 2016 – The Sweet 16

Today’s ship photos come to us from the U.S. Coast Guard’s Sweet 16 of the 2016 #ShutterShootout photo competition! Head over to the U.S. Coast Guard’s facebook page to vote for your favorite Coast Guard photo of...

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 136

Friday, August 19, 2016
Versabar offshore Heavy Lift Barge VB 10,000

SPOTD VB 10,000 Hurricane Platform Detoppler

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Versabar’s heavy lift vessel the VB 10,000. In response to the many platforms toppled by hurricanes into the Gulf of Mexico, Versabar...

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 11

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SPOTD Seismic Ship Ramform Titan, Redefining The Term ‘Deep V Hull’

Todays Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the V shaped hull of the Ramform Titan during sea trials. Launched in 2013 this new class of seismic ship claims to be...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

SBX-1 SPOTD, The World’s Largest X-Band Radar

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) show’s the U.S. Navy’s Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX-1) underway in the Pacific. Few are aware or familiar with this awesome ocean-going platform the...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 708

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Ship Nighttime weapons Tracer

SPOTD: Coast Guard Dark Night Weapons Practice

For today’s Ship Photo Of The Day, U.S. Coast Guard members practice shooting the M240 machine gun from the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton. Stratton (WMSL-752) is the...

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ship Photos – Real Viking Ship Completes North Atlantic Crossing

The world’s largest viking ship has arrived in North America after crossing the North Atlantic Ocean on a journey from its homeport in Haugesund, Norway. The Viking ship, named Draken...

June 29, 2016
Total Views: 205