7 main companies of the sea transportation market

In the shipping industry, there are 67 shipping companies operating container ships. However, about 90% of the total fleet of these vessels is controlled by only the seven largest corporations.

Meet the OSCAR - new dummy for rescuers

The salvation of a man who fell into the water is not an easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious. Therefore, regular trainings as close as possible to reality are important in the preparation of potential rescuers.

New luxury fleet for Europe

The cruise industry continues to inexorably develop, and the coming year will be marked by new descents on the water of modern ships and vessels.

Shipbuilding in 2016 - results

Summarizing the results of the outgoing year, I would like to note that 2016 can be considered a year of gas powered vessels. The editorial staff of the Shipshub constantly monitored the descent of ships with bi-fuel power plants, so this year we rightly consider the most productive in the construction of gas-powered vessels.

The three largest cruise liner in the world together

Last week there was an event, which was waiting for all lovers of marine news. On November 4, the largest cruise liner in the world Harmony of the Seas arrived to its home port Everglades.

CMA CGM launches new cargo delivery by sea

Among the fast-growing European companies servicing sea transport there is a tendency to enter the West African countries. This can mean only one thing: in the near future the market of African producers can create a high level of competition for Asian countries.And confirmation of this was the emergence of two new routes from the French company CMA CGM, which will connect the European ports with the African continent.

Staten Island Ferry

Staten Island Ferry is the last operating line of the once vast ferry system of New York. The service was transporting people between Manhattan and the future sleeping area of Staten Island long before the bridges were built. Today, Staten Island Ferry provides a passenger flow of 22 million people a year.

The most modern hospital ship

Disinterested people who are ready to help their knowledge or finances to other people are now very rare. All are solely engaged in their own concerns, aimed at increasing their well-being. And what about the children who do not have money, not even money for treatment, there is not even an elementary hospital in which they can seek medical help. Namely, the international charitable organization Mercy Ships is called upon to help those in need in the remote corners of our planet.

The newest cruise liner AIDAprima

Remains less than 20 days before departure for the first cruise of the newest liner AIDAprima. After commissioning, this vessel will mark the emergence of new-generation ocean liners and set new standards in the field of the environment.

Abbreviations of Soviet trawlers types

Abbreviations Soviet trawlers.

Classification tankers by deadweight

Classification of bulk tankers AFRA scale and commercial scale (Flexible market scale). The history of the classification of bulk tankers.

Four MSC liners have become larger

MSC (Mediterranian Shipping Company), founded in 1970, is the world's second largest shipping company. In 1980, for the purpose of serving tourists, the MSC Cruises division was founded, which by that time had only three passenger ships. Today the fleet of vessels has grown significantly and has 13 units and several thousand employees. It is headed by four vessels with a total tonnage of 140 thousand tons and a length of 333.3 m with 3 502 tourist places and 1 388 crew members.

New cruise company Virgin Voyages

Crisis is a crisis, and billionaires have their own plans. Already very soon lovers of sea voyages will be able to go on a luxury cruise on the newest and quite unusual passenger ship.

Unique container ship

The race of sea transportation forces the company to come up with new ways of delivering goods, cheapening both the transportation itself and the value of the imported goods.

New cruise ship Quantum of the Seas

October 31, 2014, in a solemn atmosphere to its rightful owner Royal Caribbean International will be transferred to a new liner Quantum of the Seas.

New cruise ship Costa Diadema

October 30, 2014 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera near Venice, the new liner Costa Diadema will take on board the first passengers to make a short but very meaningful sea voyage between Venice and Trieste, which will last until November 1.

Ukraine expands water traffic

Odessa region has established a water connection with the main partners of Ukraine in the Black Sea basin.

The newest liner Britannia

In September 2013, at one of the press conferences with the participation of CEOs of P & O Cruises and Carnival Corporation & PLC, the name of the new cruise liner for the British company was announced.

The newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth built

Five years later in the city of Rosite after cutting the first sheet of steel, the largest military ship of the Royal British Navy was named after Queen Elizabeth, who smashed a bottle of champagne on board the newest 65,000 ton aircraft carrier.

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