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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
CMA CGM’s New LNG-Powered Megaship Sets Cargo Record
The world’s first natural gas-powered containership has also just set a new world record for the highest number of full containers loaded on a single vessel. The LNG-powered CMA CGM...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Maersk Containership Loads World Record 19,038 TEUs in Malaysia
With a load of 19,038 TEU, the Maersk Line ultra-large containership Mumbai Maersk has set a new world record for the largest load ever carried by containership. The accomplishment marked...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Maersk Containership Sets Cargo Handling World Record at Port of Los Angeles
Danish shipping giant Maersk says it has set a new world record for the most cargo handled in a single port call with the MV Maersk Evora’s recent stopover at...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
19-Meter North Atlantic Wave Sets New World Record
An expert committee convened by the World Meteorological Organization has established a new world record significant wave height of a massive 19 meters (62.3 feet!) measured by a buoy in...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Keppel FELS Named World’s Largest Rig Builder by Guinness
Singapore's Keppel FELS is officially the world largest manufacturer of offshore rigs by rig delivery count, this according to the renowned Guinness World Records.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Watch: Triple-E Leaves Port With World Record Load
On July 21, 2014, the MV Mary Maersk departed Algeciras, Spain with a world record 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), the most TEU's ever loaded onto a single vessel.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2
A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Move Over Eclipse, There’s A New World’s Largest Superyacht in Town
Germany’s LÃ¼rssen Yachts on Friday launched what is now the largest superyacht in the the world. Named Azzam, the superyacht measures an astonishing 180 meters (that’s 590 feet!), beating out...
Friday, November 16, 2012
CMA CGM Marco Polo: Master and Chief Engineer On What It’s Like to Command the World’s Largest Containership
At 396 meters and the capacity to hold an astonishing 16,020 TEUs, the CMA CGM Marco Polo is now officially the world’s largest containership. The vessel was delivered to the CMA...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Monday, May 7, 2012
World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation
On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s first circumnavigation for a 100% solar...
Monday, March 26, 2012
James Cameron Completes Record Breaking Trip to Challenger Deep
After seven years of preparation James Cameron has become the first person in history to solo dive the Challenger Deep, the deepest point of the Marianas Trench, and earth for...
Monday, December 5, 2011
HHI Loads World’s Largest Offshore Platform – North Rankin B
It’s hard to talk about “world’s largest” in maritime and offshore manufacturing without mentioning Hyundai Heavy Shipyard, and this is no different. That’s because this weekend HHI loaded onto a...
Friday, December 2, 2011
Huntington Ingalls Wins $46M Contract, World’s Largest 5-Axis Saw Put to Use
PASCAGOULA, Miss., Dec. 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded an advance procurement contract for work on the U.S. Navy’s...
Monday, November 28, 2011
Thursday, November 24, 2011
FBR Downgrades World’s Largest Tanker Owner, Chapter 11 Possible
(Dow Jones) FBR slashes its price target on Frontline (FRO) to $1.50 from $5.50 as it downgrades the oil-tanker operator to underperform in the wake of the company’s 3Q report,...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
BIT VIKING – World’s First LNG Product Tanker Enters Service
The world’s first LNG-fueled product tanker, the “Bit Viking”, is now officially in service according to class society Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The 25,000 dwt product tanker underwent an LNG main...
Monday, November 21, 2011
DSME Begins Construction on World’s Largest Floating Dock
DSME said today it has started construction on its No.5 Royal Dock that, once completed, will be the largest floating dock in the world. Construction on the dock commenced November...
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