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|The Maersk E Series comprises eight 14,770 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container ships. Each sister ship bear names beginning with the letter "E", tie for the largest container ship ever constructed, and are the longest ships currently in use. The first in the class built was Emma Maersk by Odense Steel Shipyard Ltd., Denmark.||02/02/2011||929|
|The A. P. Moller-Maersk Group (Danish: A.P. Møller-Mærsk Gruppen) is an international business conglomerate more commonly known simply as Maersk. Maersk has activities in a variety of business sectors, primarily transportation (container shipping fleet) and energy (offshore oil exploitation and transportation). It is the largest container ship operator and supply vessel operator in the world.||03/15/2008||501|
|This is the place where Maersk containers are made. Just outside Tinglev.|
You can also see the Maersk star at the factory.
|A ~350m containership at A.P. Møller-Mærsk Container Terminal in Yokohama, Japan. The ship is part of the Maersk Sealand line (check the side of the ship).||05/10/2007||673|
|Odense Zoo opened as Odense Animal Park in 1930 but changed the name in 1933.|
Today the zoo show animals from all continents. Especially the new penguin hall is very famous.
|Between 1942 and 1943 Villa Emma was a hiding place for about 100 Jewish children from different European countries. They were supported by the citizens, doctor and priest of Nonantola.|
When the Germans occupied Italy the children found shelter on a different location, again with help of the people of Nonantola. Finally they succeeded in their escape to Switzerland.
|The Maersk Triple E class is a family of large, fuel-efficient container ships, designed as a successor to the Mærsk E-class. In February and June 2011, Maersk awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding two US$1.9 billion contracts ($3.8bn total) to build twenty of the ships.|
The name "Triple E" is derived from the class's three design principles: "Economy of scale, Energy effici...
|A Maersk cargo container washed ashore by hurricane Katrina||12/22/2007||736|
|St. Canute's Cathedral (Danish: Odense Domkirke or Sct. Knuds Kirke), also known as Odense Cathedral, is named after the Danish king Canute the Saint (Danish: Knud den Hellige), otherwise Canute IV. It is a fine example of Brick Gothic architecture. The church's most visited section is the crypt where the remains of Canute and his brother Benedict are on display.|
|These artwork of Hans Christian Andersen created in paper he called "Sun as face". The original can be seen in Hans Christian Andersens House in Odense.|
To his 200th birthday in 2005 the community of Odense made 4 replicas in the park at Odense Castle. They were made by narcisses and gravel. June 2006 they were removed.
On the map you see 3 of the faces.
|Construction of the Changxing Shipbuilding Base on Shanghai's Changxing Island, which is expected to eventually become the world's largest shipyard, has begun. This is a major step forward in China's pursuit to become the world's leading ship builder. In the first phase of the US$3.6 billion project, the Jiangnan Shipyard Corp, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) is movi...||02/08/2006||517|
|The frigate Jylland is the longest wooden ship in the world, it was build 1860. It has as well sails and a steam engine. On may 9th. 1864 it took part in the sea bettle at the island Helgoland.|
From 1874 to 1876 it was also royal wessel.
1908 it was taken out of service and sold to Germany for demolision but was resold for 48.105 danish kronors by a syndicate who wanted to...
|The Stadt Kiel is a traditional boat with home port of Kiel and a technical cultural monument of the Land Schleswig-Holstein. It has a length of 28.13 m, a width of 7.30 m and is measured with 253 tons. They had an original 400 seats, is now but designed only for up to 100 passengers.|
The Stadt Kiel ran on 26 ran May 1934 off from the Germania shipyard and was launched in the yea...