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.
Archives for June 2013
We celebrate the Day of the Seafarers today, June 25th, the third international Day of the Seafarer and an official United Nations observance day. Thank you seafarers for everything!
With respect to this year’s Seafarer’s Day theme of “Faces of the Seas”, here’s a new video celebrating the spirit of seafaring and respecting the great work of seafarers. Also, check out the special offer on ebooks – Flat 50% OFF for this whole week. Watch the video inside the article.
China Shipping Container Lines’ recent order for 5 x 18,400 teu vessels signals another round of vessel upsizing. For ports, the impact will be felt way beyond the Asia-Europe trade lane.
Maersk Line’s newest vessel, the first of the Triple-E series, was named this morning in a ceremony at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. It bears the name of the late Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, who passed away in April 2012 at the age of 98.
As “The Day of the Seafarers” is just round the corner, here’s a video released by the IMO, urging people to “Get Involved” and support the 1.5 million seafarers around the world.
Seajacks International has entered into a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries to build the world’s largest and most advanced offshore wind farm installation vessel.
The world’s first Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) fueling vessel – Seagas was christened last week at the Port of Stockholm. The first-of-its-kind vessel in the world, the LNG fueling vessel is classified under the same regulations that apply to ocean going LNG tankers.