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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...
|The scrapping of ships is taking place at several sites along the coast of Bangladesh. The area of Fauzdarhat, a 16-km beach situated approximately 20-km south-west of Chittagong, is undoubtedly the most important. Parallel ship-breaking activities taking place here, represent the second largest facility in the world with respect to the numbers of vessels being scrapped. In size (no. of vessels...||08/15/2009||1,337|
|Take a look around this airfield - here you can find whatever you like.|
cargo vessels, jets, helicopters...and both complete and wrecks!
|This photograph, taken during the attack on the Dunkerque, shows direct hits being scored on the vessel, with another cluster of bombs on its way. |
While the prime objective of operations against Toulon was the destruction of submarine pens and submarines afloat, additional widespread damage was inflicted upon harbor installations and naval vessels which, while rendered unseawort...
|During the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, not all of the ships were successfully sunk. One of these, the destroyer B98, was subsequently towed away but as she was passing Sanday, the tow line broke and she ran aground in the Bay of Lopness. Today, her turbines and boilers are still clearly visible from the beach at low tide.|
Arguably the fi...
|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||598|
|cars on board vessels||04/25/2006||302|
|The fascinating shapes look like blood vessels in kidneys. Look also at the surrounding.||11/16/2005||688|
|The current Chief of the South African Navy is Vice- Admiral Rofiloe Johannes Mudimo. Currently the SA Navy is classified as a small navy. There are roughly 5000 active uniformed members augmented by 1500 civilians and 1000 reserve members.|
A budget of roughly R1.8 billion ($230 million at 2008 exchange rates) was allocated for the Navy for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. There are cu...
|There were four TYPES of sea going vessels listed by Allied Nations of World War II to become known as Landing ship, tank or the LST. Only the Type II were exclusively built in United States shipyards. The Prototype (British conversion), Type I and Type III LST designs were built in Commonwealth shipyards in England, Ireland or Canada. |
Originally conceived in the United Kingdom ...
|From: Honolulu (Okuda)|
To: Tokyo (Gaimudaijin)
16 January, 1941
#011 (2 parts, complete)
Re my #008*.
1. The capital ships returned to Pearl Harbor immediately. The Pennsylvania arrived on the 14th.
2. The number of vessels seen in the harbor on the morning of the 16th was as follows: 5 battleships (Mississippi, New Mex...
Name: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (HHI)
Capacity: 2003 / 1033 Vessels
Position: Korea / Ulsan
|Two of the Four members of the Cape I Class of Roll-on/Roll-off Cargo Ships, these vessels were originally built for the commercial trade, but were turned over to the Maritime Administration upon their completion named USNS Mercury & USNS Jupiter in 1977 for operation by the Military Sealift Command. Both ships served under these names from 1977 to 1993 and were activated during the First G...||08/08/2010||364|