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|CMA CGM expands with giant ships |
The French carrier CMA CGM has signaled its intentions by announcing it will gradually phase in eight 8,500-TEU container ships on the Far East – Europe service. The new ships will replace an existing fleet of eight 6,500-TEU vessels, that will be released for service on the company’s North China Express service (NCX).
In turn eig...
|Large Rowing Boats off the coast of China||11/28/2007||513|
|Many ships are based at the port, known as the Devonport Flotilla. This includes the Navy's assault ships HMS Ocean, HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark. It also serves as home port to most of the hydrographic surveying fleet of the Navy, the Trafalgar-class submarines and a substantial number of Type 22 and Type 23 frigates.||10/25/2007||1,047|
|You can see 3 Bremen class (F122), 1 Brandenburg class (F123) and 2 Sachsen class (F124) in the Naval Base and the Arsenal.||10/24/2007||753|
|In November 2004, IHI Marine United Inc. (IHIMU) completed SANHA LPG FPSO, a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) floating production storage and offloading unit, and delivered it to Single Buoy Moorings Inc. of Monaco, which placed an order to IHIMU in May 2002; this FPSO is now in operation in the Sanha District of Angola in West Africa. |
SANHA LPG FPSO is the first floating storage f...
|The ship being constructed looks to be over 1,500 feet long.||10/23/2007||893|
|This ship is/was used as a tour bout in Stockholm and was called Svea Viking.|
But on april 28th. 2007 at 4:30am it caught fire and burned down. May 25th. it was breaked up.
Originally it was build as a minelayer for the British Royal Navy in 1943, rebuild as a ferry in 1946. Since then and 1996 it sailed under various names in Norway and Sweden.
|Seems like this boat just hit an enormous rock..||10/18/2007||1,013|
|A 1000+ foot cruiseship near the French city of Nice.||10/08/2007||530|
|This submarine travels trough the channel between USA and Canada, towards Naval Base Kitsap. ||10/03/2007||1,204|
|Charles de Gaulle (R91) is the only serving French aircraft carrier and is the flagship of the French Navy (Marine Nationale). She is the tenth French aircraft carrier, the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, and the first nuclear-powered carrier built outside of the United States Navy. She is named after the French statesman and general, Charles de Gaulle. ||10/03/2007||1,017|
|The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault helicopter carrier of the French Marine Nationale, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class. ||10/03/2007||607|
|The same cruiseship seen at two different points around the island of Thira, Greece.||10/03/2007||1,299|
|Three submarines stationed in Terebilovka, Russia. These subs are pretty large, over 35 feet wide and 200 feet long.||10/03/2007||1,716|
|An icebreaker near Mirny Station in the Antarctica.||09/22/2007||1,690|
|A large (950 foot) cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale harbor.||08/23/2007||754|
|The Osumi class LST, is a Japanese amphibious assault ship. While the JMSDF describes the Osumi class as tank landing ships, they lack the bow doors and beaching capability traditionally associated with LSTs. Functionally, their well deck makes the Osumi class are more like a dock landing ship (LSD) or amphibious transport dock (LPD). |
The class could well be described as helicop...
|The Mistral type is a class of assault helicopter carriers of the French Navy, capable of deploying 16 NH90 or Tigre. They have amphibious capabilities, and carry four landing barges and 70 vehicles, including a 13-tank strong Leclerc Company. They also have a fully capable 69-bed hospital. |
|PCU North Carolina (SSN-777), a Virginia-class submarine, will be the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the 12th state. |
The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Newport News (then called Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company) in Newport News, Virginia on 30 September 1998 and her keel was laid down on 22 May 2004. She was christened on 2...
|USS Arthur W. Radford (DD-968) was a Spruance-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was named for Admiral Arthur W. Radford USN (1896–1973), the first naval officer to hold the title of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. |
She was laid down by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries at Pascagoula in Mississippi and launched on 21 March 1975, sponsored b...
|The third Typhoon at Severodvinsk, likely TK-17, is seen at a weapons loading dock. It cannot be determined if the missiles visible pierside are being loaded or unloaded. The presence of multiple missiles, however, makes the identification of this vessel as TK-17 seem most plausible. TK-208 is still active, conducting flight tests of the new Bulava SLBM. Only one Bulava has ever been fired duri...||08/19/2007||737|
|A big carrier dispatch oil in Yabucao Bay, Puerto Rico||08/07/2007||786|
|MS Pacific Queen is a cruise ship touring in the Panama Canal.|
It was build 1968 for the shipping company Hansa Linien A/S in Sonderborg and sailed from Sonderborg (DK) to Gelting and Flensburg (D) to Kollund (DK). Sometimes also from Graasten (DK) to Flensburg.
1981 it came under Panama flag for tax reasons and came to Piraeus (Greece) for four years but came back...
|Cargo Ship at Port Beirut||06/17/2007||823|