Ships with sails are not only beautiful to look at but they also carry with them the rich essence of maritime history, along with the robustness and aesthetic appeal. In this article we bring to you 5 biggest sailing ships of all time.
Biggest Ships at Sea
Skandi Arctic is a different breed of dive support vessel and one of the biggest of its league. Specially designed and constructed for Arctic shipping, Skandi Arctic is supposed to be the best dive support vessel out there at the seas.
We bring to you our pick of the 5 biggest ice breaker ships of the year 2011. Check out what is it that gives these ships immense power to go through thick layers of ice.
Built by one of the international shipbuilding giants Lurssen, the Octopus is one o f the most expensive super yachts in the world. The ownership of the vessel rests with Paul Allen, one of the founding fathers of Microsoft alongside Bill Gates.
Owned by American movie mogul David Geffen, the Pelorus is a superyacht that overwhelmingly lives up to its christened title. Pelorus is the anglicised version of the Greek Pelorios which refers to immenseness.
Owned by an unknown Arabic multi-millionaire and jet-setter, Azzam is set to be the world’s newest and largest superyacht wonder. Poised to sail the seas in the autumn of 2013, the superyacht is currently being built by the revered German shipbuilder Lurssen at their shipbuilding yard at Bremen.
Lafayette, a ship operated by the Pacific Andes, is the world’s largest ship for fish processing. The biggest floating fish factory is capable of processing and churning out around 1,500 tons of fish.
The world premier presentation of a giant trimaran, a project by Monegasque company UltraLuxum, was recently done at Monaco Yacht Show (21 to 24 September 2011). Read more about the magnificient trimaran inside the article.
M/V Knock Nevis was the world’s largest ship every until it was scrapped in one of the ship breaking yards of Alang, India in 2010. The supertanker, which was known as the most massive ship every built by man, had an extremely dramatic life.