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
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.