Saturday, January 2, 2021
Shipping

New Year’s Eve Storm Breaks North Pacific Record

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A Pacific storm of record proportions swept a remote stretch of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands chain on New Year’s Eve, battering a region used...

January 2, 2021
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Maritime News

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...

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 214

Thursday, February 14, 2019
MOL Tribute cargo record
Maritime News

MOL Tribute Loads Record 19,100 TEU in Singapore

The Ocean Network Express’s ultra-large containership MOL Tribute has set a new record for the most twenty-foot equivalent containers ever loaded onto a vessel with 19,100 TEU.  The record-setting stow...

February 14, 2019
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Mumbai Maersk Containership
Maritime News

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...

August 22, 2018
Total Views: 429

Friday, October 27, 2017
News

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...

October 27, 2017
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Blog

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...

December 13, 2016
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
News

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.

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Interesting

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.

August 19, 2014
Total Views: 59

Sunday, July 21, 2013
Engines

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.

July 21, 2013
Total Views: 3047

Friday, April 5, 2013
News

Move Over Eclipse, There’s A New World’s Largest Superyacht in Town

Germany’s Lürssen 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...

April 5, 2013
Total Views: 49

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...

November 16, 2012
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Ship Design

60+ Knots In a Sailboat [VIDEO]

The Vestas Sailrocket team has had its eye on the world record since their first boat was launched in 2002. Now, over ten years later, the team finds themselves in...

November 14, 2012
Total Views: 27

Monday, May 7, 2012
Uncategorized

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...

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 7

Monday, March 26, 2012
Blog

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...

March 26, 2012
Total Views: 8

Monday, December 5, 2011
Offshore News

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...

December 5, 2011
Total Views: 42

Friday, December 2, 2011
Engineering News

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...

December 2, 2011
Total Views: 7

Monday, November 28, 2011
World's Third Largest Boat Hoist
Press Releases

World’s Third Largest Boat Hoist Delivered

The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard expanded their marine transportation, construction-repair and marine logistics business with the acquisition of a Marine Travelift 700C mobile boat hoist. The...

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 83

Thursday, November 24, 2011
FBR
Maritime News

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,...

November 24, 2011
Total Views: 1

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...

November 23, 2011
Total Views: 25

Monday, November 21, 2011
Engineering News

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...

November 21, 2011
Total Views: 59