There is something exciting about the ship side launches that we all love. A variety of ship launching methods are used for the newly built ships, but side launching method creates the excitement and atmosphere of nervousness unlike any other. After all who doesn’t love to watch the amazing “splash” created by the side launches.
In this article, we have compiled a list of some of the best ship side launches videos that we love.
1. ‘Walk-To-Work’ Vessel Kroonborg Launched Successfully
This ‘Walk-to-Work’ vessel seen side launched above supports the maintenance and service activities of NAM/Shell UK in the Southern North Sea. The new design provides accommodation for up to 60 people and has been designed to provide a workspace, storage, hotel and a means of transport to and from offshore platforms, which enables offshore activities on production platforms to be executed more safely, efficiently, effectively and in a more productive manner.
Video By: Niestern Sander
2. Launch of First PSV 3300 Platform Supply Vessel Mamola Reliance
Offshore ship manager PROMAR sideway launches into the Danube of the first of its two Damen PSV 3300s on order.
Video By: Pato Basil
3. Launching of Con-Ro Vessel Marjorie C
The M/V Marjorie C – ConRo (Combination Container and Ro-Ro) being launched.
Video By: Malik Mitchell
4. Ship Launch Creates Huge Wave, Scares Spectators
The launch of the ship “FULDABORG” at the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany in 2012 didn’t turn out well for the spectators when a huge wave created from the launch scared them away, leaving a few drenched.
Video By: Schiffs Kanal
5. Ship Almost Tips Over During Launch
Video By: liveleak
6. Damen launch PSV 3300 “World Pearl”
Damen Shipyards Galati side launches third Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway.
Video By: Damen Shipyards
7. Launch of Grand Manan Adventure
Video By: ecogreen4us.com
8. Spectacular Wave Ship Launch REGGEBORG
Video By: inselvideo
9. Stapellauf MS Pioneer bei Ferus Smit
Video By: Schiffs Kanal
10. NOAA Reuben Lasker FSV
Marinette Marine Corporation launched the Reuben Lasker on June 16, 2012. See the launch from 3 different camera angles. One camera gets wet and another was shot in slow motion from the Menominee River. The detail is amazing.
Video By: Ronald K Tupper
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