Watch: Ulstein Launches Its Largest Offshore Vessel


On 25th August night, yard number 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore/Edison Chouest Offshore, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft. Measuring close to 160 m in length, and with at beam of 30 m, she is the largest offshore vessel so far from Ulstein Verft.

Watch: Launch of Subsea Construction Vessel Edda Freya

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Buildno. 373 from Kleven was launched from the slipway at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway on August 15th 2015. The 150 m long subsea construction vessel for Eidesvik is to be named Edda Freya, and is designed by Salt Ship Design.

Watch: Maersk Peary – Operation Deep Freeze

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Unlike most vessels, the Maersk Peary has travelled to one of the world’s most remote and inaccessible destinations: Antarctica. Even though the captain has tried the voyage before, it remains a challenging mission.

Watch: Panama Canal New Locks Meet Pacific Ocean

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The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from the Cocoli locks in the Pacific has begun. This video shows the ocean waters uniting the Pacific Ocean for the first time.

Video: Coast Guard Cutter Healy Visits The Arctic

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Capt. Jason Hamilton, commanding officer, Coast Guard Cutter Healy, talks about the cutter’s missions in the Arctic this year. U.S. Coast Guard video by Lt. Anastacia Visneski.