Pioneering Spirit is the world’s largest platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel built for the Allseas company. The ship is also by far the world’s largest vessel overall ever constructed in terms of its gross tonnage of 403,342 gt, as well as its breadth (123.75 m/406 ft) and displacement (900,000 metric tons).
See the first remote operated STS cranes without driver’s cabin in operation at APM Terminals Maasvlakte 2 container terminal located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Watch this impressive collection of the World’s largest ships in service. Some of these monsters are bigger than most buildings in Manhattan. And some of them really look amazingly weird.
Take a look behind the scenes at the progress of the construction of the world’s largest ship! Harmony of the Seas will build upon guest favorites of the Oasis class of ships with even more fun and exciting firsts in store for guests when she debuts in 2016.
Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the world’s first floating wind farm: The Hywind pilot park offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Watched by a large audience, Nb. 423, the LNG powered cement tanker ‘Greenland’ was christened and launched on Saturday 31 October.
‘Energy Duchess’, the first of two platform supply vessels for Golden Energy Offshore, was launched on 27 October 2015 at the ROC yard, China. The vessel and a sister vessel are scheduled for deliveries in 2016. The vessels are based on the PX121 design from Ulstein, and customised with one extra accommodation deck.
ESC Global Security (ESCGS) has welcomed the decision by the Contact Group for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia to reduce the size of the Indian Ocean High Risk Area, but warns the review could lead to a flood of weapons on to the black market as more PMSCs go bust.
Hurricane Patricia was powerful enough to move an enormous bulk carrier like a toy but remarkably failed to claim a single life. Watch the video inside.
Frederik Smidth, Chief Technical Officer in Maersk Drilling, gives us a quick tour on board the world’s largest rig, Maersk Interceptor.
The largest sailing yacht with 144m and 3 carbon fiber masts (300ft high! 91m) is built by the German Naval Yards shipyard in Kiel for the russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.
Bechtel has announced the first cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas from the GLNG project has been successfully loaded onto the cargo vessel Seri Bakti, and today begins its journey to South Korea.
On 1st October, Madison Maersk hit a record number of 17,152 TEU loaded while leaving the Port of Rotterdam. The Triple-E vessel also had a record number of 298 containers loaded at the 10th tier on deck, which was a first time ever for the port of Rotterdam
On Sunday, 27 September, Norwegian Cruise Line’s cruise vessel, Norwegian Epic, entered Damen Shiprepair Brest for a scheduled refit and maintenance programme. The vessel will remain in Brest’s largest drydock until 18 October.
Thousands of cattle owned by beef producer Minerva SA are thought to have died when a boat leaving a port in northern Brazil overturned, the company and Williams Shipping Agents said on Tuesday.
The video shows the first call of the Regal Princess in Hamburg filmed on 30/4/2015 in 4K using the Sony AX33 .
The new Regal Princess, sister ship to Royal Princess, is a spectacular example of the next generation of innovative Princess ships.