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Image of the Day: Suction Bucket Jacket Being Put into Place

Image of the Day: Suction Bucket Jacket Being Put into Place

The image depicts the process of installing the first offshore wind Suction Bucket Jacket on the DONG Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. The installation has been conducted 37 kilometers off the North West coast of Germany, which is the culmination of an effort to overcome one of the key challenges offshore wind farms will […]

VIDEO: And Round She Goes!

VIDEO: And Round She Goes!

This time-lapse video shows Sofrana Surville’s round trip through New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, which lasted 33 days. The whole journey has been condensed to this 14-minute video. Surville is a 140.67-meter container ship built in 2007 and home-ported in Saint John’s. She is currently sailing under the […]

GALLERY: Ocean Art’s Final Touches

GALLERY: Ocean Art’s Final Touches

Ocean Art, the Atlantic Offshore’s platform supply vessel, was officially named yesterday at the end of ONS in Stavanger. After the final touches on her cool paint job by the Polish artist M-City, the ship is ready for her duties. The gallery shows a process of painting, the ship’s final look and the photos from […]

Image of the Day: CMA CGM Matisse Sailing past Sydney Opera House

Image of the Day: CMA CGM Matisse Sailing past Sydney Opera House

This photo has been taken during the CMA CGM Matisse’s approach near the famous Sydney Opera House. CMA CGM Matisse is 195.6- long container ship, built by China Shipbuilding Corporation in 1999 and delivered to CMA CGM shipping company in 2007. She is currently underway to the Port of Panama.   World Maritime News Staff, […]

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Edit Maersk’s Daily Operations

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Edit Maersk’s Daily Operations

What is it like to be a crewman onboard a container ship? This video gives you a taste of life aboard Maersk’s container ship Edith Maersk and the ship’s daily routine. Edith Maersk is the sister ship of Emma Maersk, one of the largest cargo ships in the world. She was built by the Denmark-based […]

VIDEO: Aasta Hansteen Breaks Ground

VIDEO: Aasta Hansteen Breaks Ground

Aasta Hansteen and Polarled are moving the boundaries for technology, deep waters and ripple effects on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). “Aasta Hansteen is one of the biggest and most complex industrial projects in Europe. With the Polarled pipeline, the Norwegian gas infrastructure is taken northward across the Arctic Circle for the first time. We […]

Image of the Day: Ocean Art’s Art

Image of the Day: Ocean Art’s Art

Have you ever seen a ship painted like this? No, this is not a photoshop, this is a real image. The ship, Ocean Art, has been painted by M-City with a help of the Ocean Art’s crew. M-City, the Polish artist, has performed several international art projects, and has decorated both the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate […]

Image of the Day: Colossal Vigorous on Blue Marlin’s Back

Image of the Day: Colossal Vigorous on Blue Marlin’s Back

The heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin passes under the Astoria-Megler Bridge on its transit to deliver Vigorous, the largest floating dry dock in the USA, to Vigor Industrial in Portland, Oregon, August 24, 2014. The Blue Marlin is a 738-foot semi submersible heavy lift vessel from the Netherlands designed to transport large oilrigs. World Maritime News […]

VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas Haven for High-Tech Aficionados

VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas Haven for High-Tech Aficionados

Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp up the vacation experience. “Boatloads of bandwidth keep guests connected; easy-to-use systems expand guest choices and simplify schedules; and RFID technology speeds the boarding process and allows guests to keep track […]

VIDEO: Tall Ships Festival LA 2014 Draws to a Close

VIDEO: Tall Ships Festival LA 2014 Draws to a Close

Yesterday saw the official conclusion of the Tall Ships Festival LA 2014, which took place in Los Angeles from August 20-24, 2014. The festival showcased globally acclaimed  U.S. and international ships, including the official Tall Ships of the City of Los Angeles: Irving Johnson and Exy Johnson, The Twin Brigantines. The star of this year’s […]

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