The largest wooden structure in the world is the Woolloomooloo Bay Wharf, Sydney, Australia. Built in 1912, the wharf is 400 m (1,312 ft) long and 63 m (206 ft) wide and stands on 3,600 piles. On the wharf is a hotel complex and a marina.
USS Enterprise (CVN-65), formerly CVA(N)-65, is the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. Like her predecessor of World War II fame, she is nicknamed the "Big E". At 1,123 ft (342 m), she is the longest naval vessel in the world. Her 93,284 long tons (94,781 t) displacement ranks her as the 11th-heaviest supercarrier...
USS Enterprise (CVN-65), formerly CVA(N)-65, is the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. Like her predecessor of World War II fame, she is nicknamed the "Big E". At 1,123 ft (342 m), she is the longest naval vessel in the world. Her 93,284 long tons (94,781 t) displacement ranks her as the 11th-heaviest superc...
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 The Type 054 has now been superseded by the more capable Type 054A frigate.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 Floréal is a small monitoring frigate ("frégate de surveillance") of the French Marine Nationale. She is the lead ship of her class, and the first French vessel named after the 8th month of the Republican Calendar.
In 1993, she took part in United Nations Operation in Somalia II to protect Blue Helmets. In 1995, she took part in the capture of Bob Denard in the Comoros.
The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge is the worlds longest brigde over water. It is 42,5 kilometres, 26.4 miles long and was opened on June 30, 2011.
The bridge connects the city of Qingdao in the east/south with Jiaozhou in north/west and the Huangdao in the south/west across the waters of the northern part of Jiaozhou Bay. Tour creator: Tom Kjeldsen, created june ...
At 0:18AM local time here in Denmark worlds largest cruise ship MS Oasis of the Seas passed the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark after it left STX Europe, Shipbuilding in Turku, Finland the day before yesterday.
It's maiden voyage from Miami should be on december 1st. 2009.
It was a tough job for the captain to bring it through the bridge. The ship is 72 m (236 ft) hig...
Paramounts Kings Island Park, Ohio. Home of the Beast (the World's Longest Wooden Roller Coaster for over 20 years) and Son of Beast (The Tallest, Fastest and Only Looping Wooden Coaster).
Address: 6300 Kings Island Drive
Kings Mills, OH 45034 USA
Phone numbers: 800-288-0808 Toll Free
Official web site: http://www.pki.com
Fan web sites: Extreme PKI
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