Checkout this video of a pilot boat approaching at high speed and banging the ship as it tries to get alongside. Have you ever experienced such thing on your ship?
Archives for July 2014
As a convoy of 14 vessels, led by the tug boat Blizzard, starts to tow the Concordia to a port near Genoa in northern Italy where it is due to arrive on Sunday, before being broken up for scrap, a drone captures the vessel’s final journey.
Every day hundreds of container ships enter and leave U.S. ports. But navigating in and out is tricky business. With shallow waters, ship traffic, and bridges – Ports can be a real obstacle course. How does a huge ship actually fit under a bridge? It’s not easy.
CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping Group, offers a one-of-a-kind experience to journey across oceans, seas and continents on a “Cargo cruise”.
Watch this video of a cargo ship colliding with another vessel while berthing as tugs continue to control the ship.
Ocean Yield ASA, the Oslo-based shipowner, has placed orders for three LEGCs (Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carriers) of 36,000 cbm capacity, to be built at Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering, China. Each will be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine. The engines will run on ethane, which ethylene carriers are also equipped to transport, and represents the first time ethane has been used as fuel to propel an oceangoing vessel.
Here’s a rare video of a ship smashing into the dock and then hitting another ship which was berthed. It seems the captain lost the control of the ship or there was some serious machinery failure which made the ship go haywire.
Westermost Rough Wind Farm is a proposed offshore wind farm to be located 8 km north east of Withernsea off the Holderness coast, in the North Sea, England. Watch this amazing time-lapse video of the installation process of the substation placed firmly on the jacket.
In a recent demonstration carried out during RIMPAC 2014, the US Marines displayed and tested a fully-functional, half-scale prototype of its new amphibious transport vehicle.