Captain Phillips is one of the most awaited movies of this year. Sony Pictures recently launched the second trailer of the movie starring Tom Hanks and based on the true story of container ship Maersk Alabama Hijacking by Somali pirates. Watch the new trailer inside.
A scary video of an on board accident wherein a tug boat which is being lifted by the ship’s crane suddenly falls into the water upside down after the rigging fails.
A old looking semi-submersible vessel is carrying ships, barges, and tugs to be sold as scrap in China. A unique video of ship carrying massive scrap cargo. Do you think the cargo is safely secured?
The 57th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night will take place on Wednesday 9 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, with the European Premiere of Sony Pictures’ Captain Phillips.
Here’s an amazing timelapse video made by the 2nd Officer Yaroslav Karetnikov of the MÆRSK MC-KINNEY MØLLER, the first of the series of the triple-e vessels – the largest container ships in the world.
This is without doubt one of the most dramatic videos of a helicopter captured from a ship. The pilot is about to take off from the helipad when suddenly something prevents the helicopter from moving forward and makes him turn back and land, nearly escaping a fatal crash, which at some point looked inevitable.
A real shocking video of the launch of a fast rescue craft going terribly wrong. The launching process turns out to be a disaster, as the craft almost tips, throwing the people overboard. The ship’s crew miserably fails to attend the man overboard situation.
Maersk Line’s first Triple-E vessel “Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller” made its maiden call at Shanghai Yangshan port on 19 July. Dignitaries from local authorities, Shanghai International Port Group and Maersk Line gathered for a port call ceremony to celebrate the historic moment.
It’s quite a scary video wherein a tug boat almost tips over while towing a ship, forcing the men on the tug to jump overboard.
In April 2010, the Liberia-flagged container ship, CCNI Antartico hit a gantry crane at ICTSI’s Contecon terminal in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The massive crane collapsed because of the hit. The dramatic video of the accident was captured by a port personnel and uploaded online.
Earlier this year, a 57,000-tonne bulk carrier “Beks Halil” steaming out of Singapore collided with a smaller bulk carrier while passing the Strait of Singapore. Watch the real accident caught on tape.
Stratfor’s Director of Analysis for Latin America Karen Hooper examines the effects the expansion of the Panama Canal will have on shipping and trade when is completed in 2015.
Ship explosions though rare, are shocking and scary to watch. Some of such real accidents involving ships and floating vessels have been caught on tape. Mentioned in this article are six chilling videos of such ship accidents.
A total of 64 cars were aboard a Russian cargo ship Astongate, which was traveling from Toyama, Japan, to Vladivostok, Russia. After a storm hit the ship — 52 of them ended up at the bottom of the sea.
A cement carrier ship ‘Cyprus Cement’ collided with several boats in Levanger marina in Norway, on July 6. Three boats sunk while others were badly damaged after the crash.
Two bulk carries, Catherine (Maltese flagged) and Baru Satu (Panamanian flagged), collided in the Aegean Sea in the Strait Kafirea, seven nautical miles south-west of Andros. The Ships have remained locked after the collision and there are no reports of a bunker spill as a result of the incident.
But with a worldwide fleet (in Maersk Line’s case counting more than 500 ships in all types and sizes), how do you decide which ships to deploy on which routes?
Watch this scary video of the launch of the NOAA fisheries survey vessel Reuben Lasker, which reportedly injured several people with a blast of wooden plank debris created by a wave from the ship launch.