Ships and Shipbuilding

On board the world's biggest ship


21:33, 12 Март 2015

The latest ship to take the title of "world's biggest cargo carrier" has docked in the UK. What's it like on board? "It doesn't look so different when you look out from the front of the bridge," says captain Giuseppe Silviero. "But when you look out the back, you realise it's about 200m longer than some of the other ships." As a chilly wind blows from the North Sea, the Oscar pulls slowly into port. Tugs, one spraying jets of water...


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Pieter Schelte or the largest catamar in the world-video


22:41, 01 Март 2015

   The catamaran has a vessel composed of two equal -sized hulls , coupled to each other. The geometric forms of this type of ships make them easy to recognize . Worldwide, there are several types of catamarans of wooden boats used interchangeably for fishing to expensive sports yachts, but will soon have a third type , the type of "Pieter Schelte", the largest  vessel of her kind, ever built .   In 2010 , the company Allseas, holding another...


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Video : Look at the mighty Dockwise Vanguard


22:41, 01 Март 2015

Built the largest improved ship ever, Dockwise Vanguard is semi submersible  heavy lift  vessel. With the ability to carry, load up to 110,000 tons , Dockwise Vanguard, owned by dutch company Dockwise Shipping BV .   From the company quickly navigate in the continuing need of vessels to carry oil rigs around the world and order another miracle in the South Korean shipbuilding shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries on October 2, 2011 . Almost a year later, on November 20,...


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Ship, like no other - Ramform Titan-class


22:42, 01 Март 2015

 Geophysical methods technology of survey,using seismic vessels is associated with controlled transmission of acoustic energy, in most cases airflow under high pressure from equipment, similar to guns,  drawn shortly after the ship. After the repulsion of the air from the seabedare recorded, energy and power losses on the way from the bottom to the sea surface. Processing these reflections produce a synthetic image of the geological structure of the Earth    The...


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The biggest ship ever, but not MAERSK MC-KINNEY MOLLER


22:44, 01 Март 2015

 The largest floating structure ever built, nowadays we used it only be part of the definitions of the first series Triple E vessels, Maersk, namely MAERSK MC-KINNEY MOLLER, which successfully completed its maiden voyage from South Korea to Western Europe.   According to the plan, however, the project for the first offshore installation type FLNG (Floating liquefied natural gas), the oil giant Shell Oil, exceed repeatedly in length and features a powerful container...


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What are... research vessels?


06:40, 28 Май 2013

Research vesselsmeet an important need for research into the sea. As their most important goal is stated that these vessels help in detailed analysis and research on the ocean for a variety of career goals. This type ships are designed and constructed in such a way that they can face the most difficult conditions of the marine environment. The earliest knownuse of the research vessel, dating from the middle of 1700 when the most famous and well respected adventurer James Cook is...


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