Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, announced today it held a naming ceremony for the world’s first newbuilding LNG floating storage regasification unit (LNG FSRU), ordered from Höegh LNG in June 2011.
Archives for February 2014
Watch this shocking video of a tugboat which capsizes while pulling a barge along with a man inside. Luckily no one was killed as the trapped man is rescued by a Kayaker.
Watch this great video submitted by our team member of a huge tanker ship sailing through a storm with heavy winds in North Atlantic Ocean.
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BAE systems recently launched first of the four platform supply vessels it’s building for marine services company Jackson Offshore Operators LLC. Watch the video of the launching ceremony inside.
Watch this great video of a roro passenger ferry berthing by performing mediterranean mooring procedure in heavy sea at the Greek Island of Sikinos.
Ineffective BRM and lack of relevant communication between the pilots of the two vessels resulted in collision of vessels in a canal. Read more about the real life accident inside.
Watch a dramatic video of a fertilizer ship breaking into two after hitting a sea wall off the southwestern coast of France due to high winds and rough weather.
Watch an interesting time lapse video of a cruise ship cut into half for an extension of 31.2 meters. This special procedure was carried out at Blohm+Voss Shipyards, Germany where the cruise ship Balmoral was extended 31.2 meters from original 163 metres.