On the morning of January 15, 2014, the training ship for the Royal Navy of Oman was launched at the Damen Shipyards Group in Romania.
The English ambassador in Moscow, Timothy Earl Barrow, became the very person whose residence on November 21, 2013, with the support of the famous Sail Training International and Sovcomflot, a significant event took place — a solemn reception timed to the regatta of the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2014 event, which has never happened before.
In June 2013, Ligir-ITBS, part of the System Group holding, completed the construction of two MA-02 project bunkering vessels for the WOG gas station network, the Golden Equator management company.
On a boat across the Pacific Ocean. Such a record was established by a 28-year-old resident of the UK Sarah Outen.
In Gibraltar, the giant hotel-yacht of the company SunBorn is being prepared for launching. Currently, the five-star floating hotel-beauty hotel is being completed in Malaysia, but by the end of 2013 it will have to accept the first visitors to the Gibraltar pier called Ocean Village Marina.
For the first time in the last 20 years, namely in July of this year, the shipbuilding plant Vympel in Rybinsk will host the laying of a new-generation hydrofoil vessel — the Kometa-120M.
At the Finnish shipyard Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on April 11, 2013, an Arctic-type marine vessel of the draft NB 507, which was named after the Russian navigator Alexei Chirikov, was launched.
This mega-yacht built by Ukrainian shipbuilders at the Liman plant is able to decorate any port of the world.
One of these days the Internet has flown by new details about creation of the newest cruise liner, the name of which is already known all over the world. Titanic 2 — this name will be in the exact copy of the passenger ship, which decided to build Australian billionaire Clive Palmer. Recently, he unveiled ship drawings at a press conference in Sydney.
One of the most famous surfers Garrett McNamara set a new world record, sailing through a 30-meter wave.
Kerch Shipbuilding Plant Zaliv launched two vessels to service drilling platforms ordered by Danish and Norwegian companies.
The world-famous Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Corporation in November this year presented its unique development — the newest propeller, which allows to significantly increase the productivity.
In Hong Kong, an international exhibition of yachts was held. At the event, 50 companies presented their creations (including Promax Marine Limited and Cantiere Nautico Cranchi) from twelve countries, namely Italy, Great Britain, Sweden, Australia and Japan.
Finally, the construction of the futuristic yacht Steve Jobs was completed. An unusual design of the ship bears the name of the Roman goddess of love and beauty of Venus.
On October 19, 2012, the ceremony of launching the first in the history of the Ukrainian tanker (RST27 project) was held at the Kherson shipyard, which is part of the Smart Maritime holding company.
Two French athletes set a world record, swimming across the Indian Ocean in a rowing boat for 84 days. This event athletes beat the record of male rowers.
World shipbuilding continues to enter the crisis, with a sharp decline in the number of new ships to surrender in the period from 2014 to 2015. In 2011, the fourth largest company in the world in terms of tonnage delivered to customers was the Chinese company Dalian Shipbuilding (Korean Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding), however, by 2015, Dalian Shipbuilding does not have a single vessel project for delivery.
Space shuttle Enterprise on a barge along the Hudson River past the Empire State Building has finally reached the new «housing» — the Museum of Military Aviation and Cosmonautics of the United States, which was created on the basis of the aircraft carrier Intrepid. The military ship participated in the Second World War.