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|USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) is a United States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker. Commissioned in 1976, the ship was built by Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle, Washington along with her sister ship, Polar Sea (WAGB-11). |
Homeported in Seattle, Polar Star and Polar Sea operate under the control of Pacific Area and coordinate their operations through the Ice Oper...
|The USS Ingraham (FFG-61), the last American Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate to be built, was the fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named for Captain Duncan Ingraham (1802–1891).|
The USS Ingraham was laid down on 30 March 1987 at the Todd Pacific Shipyards Co., Los Angeles Division, San Pedro, California. She was launched on 25 June 1988.
|United States Naval Ship USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO-187) is the lead ship of her class of fleet replenishment oilers of the United States Navy. She is named for Henry J. Kaiser (1882-1967), an American industrialist and shipbuilder. |
Henry J. Kaiser was laid down by Avondale Shipyard, Inc., in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 22 August 1984 and launched on 5 October 1985. She was the l...
|Primary Mission Is Maintaining Over 300 Floating Aid's To Navigation In & Around New York Harbor & It's Approache's, Long Island Sound, The Hudson & East Rivers, & Other Water's Along The Connecticut, New York, & New Jersey Coastline's. As the Coast Guard's Premier Maritime Command & Control Platform In The Tri-State Region Katherine Walker Is Used Extensively For International And Homeland Sec...||07/20/2010||1,181|
|This specially designed yacht carrier is semi-submersible in order to maintain the unique float-on/float-off loading method. The yacht delivery carrier will have a length of 209 meter (685.7 ft) and a beam of 32.2 meter (106 ft). The yachts can be safely accommodated between the spray covers in the dock bay, which measures a deck space of 165 meter (541 ft) in length and 31 meter (102 ft) in wi...||07/18/2010||356|
|USS Kidd (DDG-100) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is the third Navy ship named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who was on board Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and was the first American flag officer to die in World War II. |
Kidd was christened on 22 January 2005 at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Commander Richard...
|The CSO Orelia is a multi-purpose diving support vessel; it was originally built by Swan Hunter in 1984 as a flat top barge and later converted to make it readily adaptable for a range of specialist sub sea activities. ||06/25/2010||520|
|USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) is the third San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. The ship is designed to deliver a fully equipped battalion of up to 800 Marines. |
The contract to build her was awarded on 29 February 2000 to Northrop Grumman Ship Systems of Pascagoula, Mississippi, a...
|Bath Iron Works (BIW) is a major American shipyard located on the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine. Since its founding in 1884 (as Bath Iron Works, Limited), BIW has built private, commercial and military vessels, most of which have been ordered by the United States Navy. The shipyard has built and sometimes designed battleships, frigates, cruisers and destroyers, including the Arleigh Burke class...||06/06/2010||516|
|USS Williamsburg was a US Navy gunboat, a former private yacht, that served as a presidential yacht from 1945 to 1953. |
Williamsburg remained at Norfolk into November undergoing conversion. The ship then sailed for the Washington Navy Yard where, on November 5, 1945, she relieved Potomac as presidential yacht and, on 10 November 1945, erstwhile gunboat was re-designated AGC-369. ...
|The construction of the PLAN's Yuyi LCAC started in 2007 as part of the Type 071 LPD project. It was launched in January 2008, conducted its maiden sea trial in January 2009, and covered in the May 2010 issue of the Naval and Mercant Ships |
The Yuyi class is powered by four gas turbines to augment its lift capability to about 70 tons. The Type 071 LPD can accommodate four Yuyis o...
|Shanghai-based Jiangnan Shipyard began to build two hulls of the third-generation Yuanwang space tracking ship in 2005. The first hull Yuanwang 5 was launched on 15 September 2006, with the sea trial beginning in early 2007. The ship was officially handed over to the Satellite Maritime Tracking and Control (SMTC) based in Jiangyin on 29 September 2007. The ship was joined by its sister ship Yua...||05/31/2010||791|
|The Arleigh Burke class of guided missile destroyers (DDGs) is the first destroyer of the United States Navy built around the Aegis combat system and the SPY-1D multi-function phased array radar. The first ship was commissioned on 4 July 1991. After the decommissioning of the last Spruance-class destroyer, USS Cushing, on September 21, 2005, the Arleigh Burke class ships became the U.S. Navy's ...||05/28/2010||248|
|The Wind Surf is a sailing ship, but not in the traditional sense. This ship is all modern--from her five, 164-foot-high computerized masts with 27,000 feet of sails, to the DVD players and WiFi access in each cabin, to the water sport platform aft--all of these amenities and more make for a great cruise experience. The Wind Surf is large (as sailing ships go), with room for 308 passengers and ...||04/28/2010||696|
|In late 2002 China began construction of a new frigate, the Type 054 (NATO Codename JIANGKAI I). The first ship was No. 525 Ma'anshan, and the first captain of this first ship of the class is Commander Wang Xianzhong (王獻忠). The Type 054 has now been superseded by the more capable Type 054A frigate. |
The Type 054 is successor to the Jiangwei and Jianghu class ...
|The Type 925 (NATO codename: Dajiang class) is the ocean salvage & rescue ship built in the early 1970s to support China’s first full-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. Under the Project 718 shipbuilding programme, Shanghai-based Jiangnan Shipyard was requested to build three different types of ships, including two Yuanwang class missile/spacecraft tracking ships, a Type 643 ...||04/18/2010||260|
|851 (originally known as DONGDIAO 232) is the electronic surveillance and missile tracking ship built by Shanghai-based Qiuxin Shipyard for the PLA Navy. The first and only hull was commissioned into the East Sea Fleet in 1999. The ship was observed collecting electronic intelligence (ELINT) off the coast of Japan during February 2000, shortly before several PLA Navy warships conducted an exerc...||04/14/2010||255|
|The Castoro Sei (IMO: 8758603, Port of registry: Nassau, Bahama's) is a semi-submersible pipelay vessel with an overall length of 152 metres, a width of 70 metres and a operating draught of 7.8 up to 15.5 metres. She provides a safe, reliable and stable operating platform capable of laying subsea pipelines up to 60 inches in diameter, with additional facilities for offshore construction works a...||04/14/2010||309|
|Selfdriving crane with a lifting capacity of 8700 to was ordered in 1990 by the Storebælt Group for installing construction parts of the western part of the Öresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark.|
In 1994 and 1995 the crane was rebuilt, the lifting capacity increased from 6500 to up to 8700 to.
|Saipem 7000 is the world's second largest crane vessel, after the Thialf. The crane radius of the Saipem 7000 grants a lifting capability of 14,000 tonnes at 42 meters while the Thialf can lift 14,200 tonnes at 31.2 meters. It is owned by the oil and gas industry contractor Saipem S.p.A. |
The Saipem 7000 set the world offshore lifting record of 12,150 tonnes for the Sabratha deck...
|Just south of Ensenada, Mexico, the container vessel APL Panama sat lying in the surf from the time it ran aground on Dec. 25, 2005, to its refloating on March 10, 2006. The spectacle drew the curious as salvage workers struggled to free the stranded behemoth for two and a half months. |
The ship was on a trans-Pacific route, and its cargo included electronic components for Baja C...
|M/V Republica di Genoa capsized during loading March 8 in Belgian port city Antwerp. No injuries were reported. The cause of the capsizing of M/V Republica di Genoa, a roll on/roll off vessel of the London-based Grimaldi Lines, was not immediately clear. Port of Antwerp Captain Jan Persi said the 215-meter-long (705-foot-long) vessel slowly rolled onto her starboard side in a dead end dock earl...||04/01/2010||1,156|
|Because of an engine failure, container ship ‘Safmarine Agulhas’ ran heavily aground on Monday night 26th June at approximately 21h15, shortly after leaving the port of East London en route to Durban. The vessel had 662 tonnes of heavy fuel on board and 88 tonnes of diesel oil. She was carrying 469 loaded containers and 112 empty containers.||04/01/2010||996|
|The Type 071 amphibious transport dock, or landing platform dock (LPD) was built by Shanghai-based Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard for the PLA Navy (PLAN). The first hull Kunlunshan (hull No.998) was launched on 22 December 2006 and commissioned by the PLAN South Sea Fleet on 30 November 2007. The ship is absed at Zhanjiang Naval Base in Guangdong Province.|
The Type 071 LPD is the large...
|A naval parade of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy warships and aircraft is held in waters off China's port city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on April 23, 2009. The parade displays 25 naval vessels and 31 aircraft of the PLA Navy, including at least one of the country's nuclear submarines, as part of a celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the...||03/29/2010||607|