We bring to you our pick of the 5 biggest ice breaker ships in the world. Check out what is it that gives these ships immense power to go through thick layers of ice.
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.
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.
Aircraft carriers are huge naval ships which constitute an integral part of a nation’s naval fleet. At present, it is reported that there are nine countries which possess these biggest ships as a part of their fleet, while the US navy operates the largest fleet of such vessels. Find out top five aircraft carriers in the world.
The title of the world’s largest container ship doesn’t go to a single container ship, but eight ships together hold this title. The Maersk E Class series of eight vessels are the world’s largest container ships. Find out more about these sister ships inside the article.
The largest LNG carriers of the world – the Q-Max vessels belong to the Qatari oil shipping cumulate, Qatar Gas. The Q-Max ships are so named to reflect their native country of operation and the maximum vessel length which can easily be accommodated into the Qatari harbour and port facilities.
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.
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.