Monday, May 23, 2016
Maritime News

Video: The Craziest Boat Launch You Will Ever See

Uhhh, was that supposed to happen like that? Seriously, was that planned? Kind of seems like that it was. I don’t know under what circumstance anyone would ever think that...

May 23, 2016
Total Views: 29

Monday, January 18, 2016
Maritime News

Kleven Verft Launches Diamond Exploration Vessel, SS Nujoma

Kleven Verft has celebrated the launch of a first-of-its-kind diamond sampling and exploration vessel at its shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The $139 million MV SS Nujoma is being built for...

January 18, 2016
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Maritime News

Watch: Subsea Support Vessel’s Sideways Launch from Just About Every Angle

Deepocean’s new subsea support vessel MV Deep Helder was launched earlier this year at the De Hoop Lobith shipyard in Foxhol, the Netherlands. According to Deepocean, the MV Deep Helder...

November 18, 2014
Total Views: 36

Sunday, October 26, 2014

8 Tips for Ship Launching via Rubber Inflatables

Ship launching using rubber inflatables, or commonly known as airbags, is a very popular vessel launching method, particularly in Asia. Besides, many shipyards are using it for ship repairs where the...

October 26, 2014
Total Views: 812

Friday, October 17, 2014

Coast Guard Patrol Boat Capsizes Upon Launch [VIDEO]

Not sure when/where this video was taken, but wow. Maybe using inflatable rubber tubes to launch a ship isn’t the best way to go.

October 17, 2014
Total Views: 551

Saturday, February 15, 2014
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MV Breeze Launched at BAE – VIDEO

Here's a video of the January 29, 2014 launch ceremony of the MV Breeze at BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida.

February 15, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, December 20, 2013

WATCH: MV Reggeborg Launched at Germany’s Fersus Smit Shipyard

The 23,000 DWT multipurpose cargo vessel Reggeborg was successfully launched this week at the Fersus Smit yard in Leer, Germany. The vessel is the second of a 3-ship series being...

December 20, 2013
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Watch: Schooner Nearly Capsizes During Launch

Perched rather precariously high on the ways at Damen’s Galati shipyard in Romania, a three-masted sail training vessel was launched on 22 November. With a far higher center of buoyancy...

November 26, 2013
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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WATCH: Torrens Tide PSV Launched from LEEVAC

The Torrens Tide, a 77-meter, MMC-designed 879 platform supply vessel was launched from LEEVAC shipyards this month for Tidewater. Chris Vaccari, owner and CEO of LEEVAC, notes in an emailed...

October 30, 2013
Total Views: 14

Thursday, March 28, 2013
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WATCH: VT Halter Marine Launches USNS Maury (T-AGS 66)

Pascagoula, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine held a christening ceremony yesterday for USNS MAURY (T-AGS 66), the seventh ship in the T-AGS 60 Class of oceanographic survey ships built by...

March 28, 2013
Total Views: 51

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Ferus Smit Shipyard Launches the M/V Volgaborg [VIDEO]

Ferus Smit shipyard in Westerbroek, The Netherlands launched the M/V Volgaborg today, the third of three multipurpose cargo ships built for Wagenborg Shipping. At 12,000 deadweight tons and 142.65 meters...

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 13

Friday, July 29, 2011
Engineering News

Incat Crowther launches latest creation – ‘Topaz Zenith’ crew boat

Incat Crowther has reported the launch of Topaz Zenith, an innovative 27.6m Wave Piercing Catamaran Crew Boat designed to support offshore energy installations. Topaz Shipbuilding Part of the development of...

July 29, 2011
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Engineering News

First of Four ‘X-BOW’ Designed PSV’s For Brazil Shipowner Launched

The first of two platform supply vessels (PSVs) of the PX106 type design was successfully launched from Alianca shipyard in Brazil mid-April. The vessel is the first of four X-BOW®...

April 27, 2011
Total Views: 3