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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

November 23, 2011
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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

November 21, 2011
Total Views: 162

Saturday, October 29, 2011
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gCaptain’s Top 5 Most Freakish-Looking Megayachts

With the year’s largest boatshow underway the docks of Fort Lauderdale are packed with elegant yachts of all sizes. But docked among the sleek lines of

October 29, 2011
Total Views: 781

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Offshore

Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil’s emergence as a hot frontier for oil and natural gas was boosted Wednesday by two fresh discoveries, with

September 22, 2011
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
Offshore

Offshore industry contractor orders world’s largest hammer

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has a reputation for going big, and today, the company is living up to that hype, announcing an order for the world’s

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 95

Monday, April 11, 2011
News

Transocean sets world water-depth drilling record in 10,194 ft of water

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) said Monday that its ultra-deepwater drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 has set what it believes to be a world record

April 11, 2011
Total Views: 46

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Engineering News

HHI first shipyard to reach 1,700 ship milestone

On January 31, Hyundai Heavy Industries became the world’s first shipbuilder to deliver its 1,700th ship. The company achieved this milestone record in

February 9, 2011
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Thursday, July 15, 2010
Ports

Port of Singapore – The World’s Busiest Container Port?

The Port of Singapore holds the title of world’s busiest container port because it handles the largest amount of total shipping tonnage. It also

July 15, 2010
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Friday, June 12, 2009
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A Sinking Ship – World’s Largest Yacht Transporter

Dockwise Yacht Transport has been in the boat delivery business for 21 years. Their semi-submersible vessels operate world wide. Launched in April of 2008, the

June 12, 2009
Total Views: 535

Friday, July 18, 2008
Shipyard

M/V Mozah – Worlds Largest LNG Carrier

The latest news from South Korea: Today Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned named the first Q-Max (266,000 CBM) LNG Carrier, “MOZAH”,

July 18, 2008
Total Views: 108

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
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Enjoy Central Park, at Sea

Via, The London Daily Mail. The world’s biggest cruise liner is to have a New York-style “Central Park” on the ship, its owners have

April 16, 2008
Total Views: 11

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Name The World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Here’s your opportunity to name a ship! This, however, isn’t just a random ship, Royal Caribbean is asking YOU to name the world’s largest

January 20, 2008
Total Views: 33

Saturday, January 12, 2008
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Cunard’s Three Queens Visit The Big Apple

Photo by AurelioZen NewYorkology tells us of the first / last ever meeting of its three grand ships; Cunard’s one-time-only royal rendezvous of its three

January 12, 2008
Total Views: 71

Saturday, December 15, 2007
Shipyard

World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Keel Laying Ceremony

Cunard Cruiser tells us of the recent keel laying ceremony for what will be the world’s largest cruise ship. They write; Project Genesis, the largest

December 15, 2007
Total Views: 58

Monday, September 24, 2007
Video

Knock Nevis – Video Of The World’s Largest Ship

Photo slideshow of the world’s largest ship ever built the (now) FSO Knock Nevis. A graphical

September 24, 2007
Total Views: 924

Saturday, September 22, 2007
Interesting

Elly Maersk: The last in a class of world record holders is launched

The picture above, by Ship Spotter Frederik, is of the Elly Maersk. Along with her sister ships the Emma, Evelyn, Eleonora, Estelle and Ebba Maersk she is the

September 22, 2007
Total Views: 33

Monday, August 20, 2007

Ebba Maersk – World Largest Sistership

“Ship of the Week” brings us the fifth in the Maersk E-Class Container Ships and Sister Ship to the Emma Maersk: The Ebba Maersk (IMO: 9321524,

August 20, 2007
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, August 15, 2007
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The Largest Ships Ever Built – List

August 15, 2007
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Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Video

Video of the Emma Maersk – World’s Largest Container Ship

Here is some video of the Emma Maersk, the World’s Largest Container Ship, at sea. Comments from the video: The first build of Maersk Line’s

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 216