Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Maritime News

GSI Cuts Steel on COSCO’s Heavy Lift Competitor to the Dockwise Vanguard

COSCO Shipping Company Ltd. (COSCOL) has cut steel on a new semi-submersible heavy lift vessel that once completed will compete head-to-head with the world’s most capable heavy lift ship, Dockwise Vanguard....

April 7, 2015
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Monday, October 7, 2013
c-explorer 5 submersible u boat worx
News

Billionaires Emulating Jules Verne Take Submarines to Sea Depths

Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — The strange contraption slowly being assembled in a modest industrial shed in Breda, a small city in the Netherlands, bears little resemblance to Nautilus, the fictional...

October 7, 2013
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Jiaolong submersible
Interesting

China to Dive for Buried Treasures; Submersible Is Set to Hunt for Valuable Minerals in Pacific

BEIJING—China plans an ultradeep dive by a manned submersible beneath the Pacific that would propel it past the U.S. in a race to explore potentially vast mineral resources in the...

July 20, 2011
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Thursday, December 16, 2010
Blog

Manned submersible “Alvin” to receive major upgrades

Alvin, the manned submersible perhaps most famous for such exploits as locating a lost H-bomb in the Mediterranean Sea in 1966, exploring the first known hydrothermal vent sites in the...

December 16, 2010
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Interesting

FPSO Delivery Photos – Heavy Lift Transport

FPSO delivery photos from the gCaptain archives… enjoy! Ever wonder how a huge FPSO is delivered to it’s destination? Shipspotting forum points us to Seven Marine’s photos of a recent...

August 10, 2010
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Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Offbeat

Deep Flight Super Falcon – Ocean Depth Submersible for Super Rich

If you were lucky enough to be the owner of a multi-million dollar luxury superyacht, what kind of toys would you want to have on it to show off to...

March 11, 2009
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