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March 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Time-lapse of the building of the worlds largest ship

Time-lapse of the building of the worlds largest ship

http://www.worldslargestship.com/

Also:  Maersk and Discovery Channel have teamed up to bring you every stage of construction from design to maiden voyage.…

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Added by Patrick Lawson on March 19, 2013 at 1:10 — 1 Comment

In Search of the Ships of the Past.

I am looking for information two vessels that belonged to Smith's Coasters in 1966 when Unicorn bought out the company. The first one, The Induna, hit a freak wave in the late 60's off the coast of Madagasca & broke its back & sank extremely quickly. There was only one survivor. The sister ship, The Indiza, well I dont know much there. I do know both ships were around 5500 tons and were merely coasting. I am looking for photos, technical info, manufacture details etc. If anyone can…

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Added by Lynton Winterbach on March 18, 2013 at 8:33 — 1 Comment

MAERSK TRIPLE-E Class Vessel Launched

The first Triple-E class vessel was launched at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Okpo Shipyard on February 27, 2013. The vessel will be named Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller after the late shipping magnate and currently, it is the world’s largest vessel.             http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2013/03/10/first-triple-e-class-vessel-launched/

Added by Patrick Lawson on March 10, 2013 at 6:42 — No Comments

Monster Jumbo to squash the 380

How about this little aeroplane:

A concept design from Phil Pauley

A quad deck airliner for 1500 passengers!

Added by Phill on March 9, 2013 at 14:23 — 5 Comments

Cruise vessel catches fire

The luxury cruise vessel, True North, caught fire off Munster while the boat was moored.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/16321897/cruise-vessel-catches-fire/

Added by Patrick Lawson on March 8, 2013 at 16:54 — 3 Comments

Photos of dismantling of the $244 million USS Guardian

Work has begun on the complicated dismantling of the USS Guardian that ran aground on a Philippine coral reef in January.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2286149/How-dismantle-minesweeper-Work-begins-salvage-stricken-U-S-vessel-balances-Philippine-coral-reef.html

Added by Patrick Lawson on March 1, 2013 at 16:20 — No Comments

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