Watch the video of a cargo ship carrying more than 30,000 wooden logs caught in a fierce storm. The ship was on its way from United States to China when it faced the storm near Kuril Islands.
Watch the history of Wartsila, one of the finest marine engineering and power solutions providing companies in the world.
Video of the launch of the world’s largest floating structure – Shell’s Prelude FLNG as its hull floats for the very first time.
Launch of a ship at the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany creates a huge wave which scares away the spectators. Watch the video inside.
The video shows the cargo ship Nour M in strong winds at the Port of Rhodes. The vessel, which was detained when the coast guards and custom officials had discovered thousands of bullets and about 20,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles, eventually sank after smashing against the port wall due to strong winds.
In 2012, a Turkish ship anchored in Jordanian waters, 700 meters from Aqaba’s main pier, catches fire. Junior engineer Pankaj Solanki captures the full accident through his camera. Check out the accident video inside.
Watch this great time-lapse video of the 488-metre-long hull of the Shell revolutionary Prelude FLNG floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility is floated out of the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is currently under construction.
A ship almost tips over during the launching ceremony before uprighting itself. According to the description provided with the video, the launch incident took place at the Damen Shipyard in Romania.
World Pearl is Damen’s entirely new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) 3300 design. The 3300 is part of an entire new range of Damen PSVs. With an 80.1m length, the PSV 3300 has a deck load of 1,500 tones.
In February 2011, Maersk Oil’s Gryphon FPSO suffered significant damage in heavy storms in the turbulent North Sea. The Recovery Story documents how the FPSO and Gryphon field were brought back to life.
The new heartwarming Google Nexus 7 Christmas ad features an important aspect of seafarer’s life – being away from the family during the best times of the year. Checkout the ad inside the article.
The video shows an extremely strange incident wherein the barge being launched pulls a bulldozer along with it into the water. The bulldozer eventually sinks and disappears.
In October, 2013, the first of three new-generation stealth destroyers for the U.S. Navy, the USS Zumwalt, was launched at Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine. Here’s a great timelapse video showing its transition from dry dock to float-off on the Kennebec River.
The Triple E-class vessel Mary Maersk docked in the port of Antwerp is the newest and largest container carrier in the world. With a length of 399 metres, beam of 59 metres and capacity of 18,000 TEU this is the newest and largest container carrier in the world.
A US Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point flew approximately 1,036 miles to airdrop a container of life-saving blood to a cruise ship northeast of the Hawaiian islands.
The float-out of the 146,600 gt cruise ship Norwegian Getaway, which is built for the US cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, occurred few days back. The cruise ship is scheduled for delivery in mid-January 2014.
Due to an unusually warm winter last year, the floating ice pier that is normally used to offload cargo melted badly this summer, making it unusable. A temporary floating pier had to be installed by the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Watch an amazing time-lapse video of the supply ship offloading at McMurdo Station, Antarctica.
Jumbo Maritime Heavylift has made a spectacular video on the launching of the biggest heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic. The HD quality video features great arial views of the shipyard and some mind-blowing camera work, greatly complimented by the background music.