On 25th August night, yard number 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore/Edison Chouest Offshore, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft. Measuring close to 160 m in length, and with at beam of 30 m, she is the largest offshore vessel so far from Ulstein Verft.
BigLift carried 18 Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) tanks in three shipments from Terneuzen, the Netherlands to St Croix, Virgin Islands.
Buildno. 373 from Kleven was launched from the slipway at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway on August 15th 2015. The 150 m long subsea construction vessel for Eidesvik is to be named Edda Freya, and is designed by Salt Ship Design.
Unlike most vessels, the Maersk Peary has travelled to one of the world’s most remote and inaccessible destinations: Antarctica. Even though the captain has tried the voyage before, it remains a challenging mission.
The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from the Cocoli locks in the Pacific has begun. This video shows the ocean waters uniting the Pacific Ocean for the first time.
On 15 August 2015 the 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian ESCAPE, whose construction has taken merely 18 months, floated out of MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II.
Capt. Jason Hamilton, commanding officer, Coast Guard Cutter Healy, talks about the cutter’s missions in the Arctic this year. U.S. Coast Guard video by Lt. Anastacia Visneski.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, achieved an important project milestone by installing DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea.
Norsafe set a new world record June 25, 2015, when the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board. There has never before been a staffed lifeboat dropped from this height.
Watch the DolWin beta platform sailing out from Haugesund, Norway on its way to the German North Sea.