The video shows a container ship in heavy storm with a tensed crew and a messed up bridge.
Archives for January 2014
DP World London Gateway has become the first port in the UK to lift four containers at one time on its quay cranes, which doubles the amount of containers it can lift in one go.
The video shows a brand new American Engineered EMD GT46C-ACe locomotive dropped while being unloaded from a cargo-ship. According to online sources, the incident took place at the port city of Owendo, Gabon, West Africa.
During planned maintenance of the provision crane, the ship’s A/B fell off the ladder and landed heavily on the deck, leading to severe injury. Read the article to learn about the cause of the accident.
IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has launched this year’s World Maritime Day theme, “IMO conventions: effective implementation”, expressing the hope that the year would see genuine progress towards effective and global implementation of all IMO conventions.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, began building the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd, on 20th January.
In British Columbia in Canada, the barge Seaspan Harvester transports and delivers wood in a peculiar technique. Watch unique way of unloading cargo in this video.
Leading French ferry and holiday company, Brittany Ferries, on 14th January announced that an order has been placed for a new cruise-ferry that will be its largest yet, and one of the biggest such vessels in the world. It will also be the cleanest, most environmentally-friendly ship to operate in UK waters.
A shocking video shows a container ship losing control in a port, collides sideways with another ship and almost crushes a tugboat.