Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WATCH: 1100-Ton Car Ferry Superstructure Placed Onto Hull

This timelapse video comes to us via Vigor Industrial, which is building Washington State’s new 144-car ferries at their Seattle shipyard. On March 5,

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Timelapse: Installing the Gerald R. Ford’s Island at Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls just released this 20-second time-lapse video showing the installation of the 555-ton island on board the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier

January 29, 2013
Total Views: 5

Friday, December 21, 2012

Shipyard Video of The Day – Heavy Lift Time-Lapse at Bath Iron Works

Ahhh, two of our favorite things… heavy lift and timelapse! On December 14, 2012 the 900 ton deckhouse for the U.S. Navy’s future USS Zumwalt (DDG

December 21, 2012
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Teekay Keel Laying

Laying The Keel – Time Lapse Video

Shipbuilding is a highly complex process involving the coordination of thousands of people and parts. Within the process, there are a few key milestones to

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 102

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Panama Canal in Two Minutes Flat [VIDEO]

Seriously, who doesn’t love a good time-lapse? It’s like you get the full experience of actually being there only you don’t have to move, it

August 1, 2012
Total Views: 8

Monday, January 30, 2012
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Cutter Healy Breaks the Renda Out of the Ice, Arctic Icebreaking Time-Lapse

NOME, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy begins breaking the tanker vessel Renda from the ice near Nome, Alaska, Jan. 20, 2012. The

January 30, 2012
Total Views: 3

Saturday, August 27, 2011

NOAA & NASA – Landfall Videos of Hurricane Irene

The above is the latest time-lapse video of Hurricane Irene’s formation and landfall from NOAA’s Visualization lab via their YouTube channel. This

August 27, 2011
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Shipyard Magic – One Crane Lifting a 10 Story Steel Block

Click on the image for the Hi-Resolution version 12,481 employees, 64 wheel powered hydraulic jack transporters, 1000 foot floating drydocks plus assorted

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 241

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Timelapse Transit – Seattle to Gulf of Alaska

Here at gCaptain we are a big fan of time lapses and this one ranks up there with the longest. This timelapse is from Youtube user wrenoud on a

June 25, 2011
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots

January 12, 2011
Total Views: 45

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Time Lapse Photo – Amazing Helicopter Rescue

Ok, so the rescue itself was fairly ho-hum, but the photography is amazing. The video was made by combining two photographic techniques; time lapse

January 2, 2011
Total Views: 5

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Shipyard Time-Lapse Video, The Mega-Ship And The Mega-Crane

Building A Ship… Megablock Time-Lapse from gCaptain.com on Vimeo. The Ultra-Deepwater drillship Deep Ocean Ascension being constructed in Gejoe, South

January 1, 2011
Total Views: 15

Monday, October 25, 2010

Time Lapse Video – Moving A Crane

A time lapse of the ZHEN HUA 5 on May 5th 2007 in Harwich Harbour carrying away a Port of Felixstowe ship to shore crane. The cruise ship Princess

October 25, 2010
Total Views: 10

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Port Operations – Amazing Tilt Shift Time-Lapse Photography

We have posted some pretty good time lapse photography here on the blog and this one definitely ranks amongst the best.  The video is done by Keith Loutit, a

June 6, 2010
Total Views: 5

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Shipyard Time Lapse Photography – Accommodation Megabock Move

More time lapse photography for your weekend enjoyment. This video is from gCaptain’s own series of shipyard photos from South Korea. Visit

May 30, 2009
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Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Video

Another amazing Time Lapse video from our friend Lou Vest of the Houston Pilots. You can find more of Lou’s amazing photos on Flickr

May 30, 2009
Total Views: 2

Friday, May 1, 2009

Running The Houston Ship Channel – At night

In the wake of “500 Knot Transit“, Houston Pilot Lou Vest‘s time lapse photography of a recent tranist comes this photography of . Lou

May 1, 2009
Total Views: 14

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Megablock Time Lapse – Shipyard Photos

April 19, 2009
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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Collision At Sea – Time Lapse Photography Collection

Maersk Holyhead and Pequot November 2005 – Two vessels are intending to pass one another during daylight hours, in the calm waters of Lake Maracaibo.

April 16, 2009
Total Views: 79

Friday, September 12, 2008

Miraflores Lock, Panama Canal – Timelapse Video

This is a pretty cool timelapse video shot of the Miraflores Lock in the Panama Canal over a 12 hour period. The Miraflores Lock is one of three locks

September 12, 2008
Total Views: 19