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.
In May holidays, blockade and veterans of the Great Patriotic War can make a free sea cruise from St. Petersburg to Helsinki. This action is carried out by the St.Peter Line company, a passenger ferry operator Princess Maria and Princess Anastasia, which perform regular flights to the capitals of the Baltic region.
On Wednesday, April 18, the first ferry from Norway arrived from Sevastopol, from two acquired for work on the ferry line between the Artillery Bay and the North Side. The second car-passenger ferry is still on the road.
The Ministry of Water Transport of Ukraine on April 5, 2012 approved the Regulations on Working Time and Rest Time for the Floating Staff (Crews) of the Ukrainian Sea and River Transport.
The Oman Shipping Company yesterday, March 19, 2012 was transferred to another giant vessel called IZKI.
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems recently unveiled its next model of the MaK M46DF serial engine for commercial vessels.
This is not a photomontage. The photo really ends up assembling a magnificent basketball court, which holds about 7,000 basketball fans, on the flight deck of the US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
In 2011, sea cargo transportation along the Northern Sea Route, the shipping line between the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean along the Russian coast of the Arctic Ocean, can reach 3 million tons, which will be a record cargo turnover since the late 1980s.
In the Gato class, the U.S. Navy had found a fully capable boat with the characteristics necessary to fight a war in the Pacific. In the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack, it was obvious that the only way to halt the rapid expansion of Japanese conquests would be with an unconventional strategy, and to their credit, Admirals King and Nimitz came up with exactly the right approach. They devised a dual strategy — containment around the edges and strikes deep into the heart of the Japanese Empire. The resources available were a small and terribly vulnerable force of aircraft carriers and three-dozen fleet submarines plus the nine old V-boats and a few more obsolescent S-class boats.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Pisces is the third of four new fisheries survey ships to be built by NOAA, representing a significant achievement in NOAA efforts to modernize its fleet of fisheries, oceanographic and hydrographic survey ships.
It is believed that the times of treasure hunters are a thing of the past, but it is not. Recently, a treasure of tens of tons of silver was found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. This is the largest treasure trove of precious metal of all time.
The corvette project 11541 Korsar patrol ship is designed to search for, to track and to engage surface, underwater and air targets, as well as to perform escort and patrol tasks. The corvette can carry out a wide class of missions, operating autonomously and within a tactical task force in sea and oceanic areas.
The steamboat Sultana was a Mississippi River paddle wheeler destroyed in an explosion on 27 April 1865. This resulted in the greatest maritime disaster in United States history.
German and French governments this fall will begin to discuss the issue of establishing a European shipbuilding alliance. The organization will be formed as a result of the merger of two large industrial shipbuilding companies, the German ThyssenKrupp AG and the French DCNS.
In the town of Vyshgorod, Kiev region began a stage «Formulas-1 H2O». The championship will last 3 days until July 31.
From 21 to 24 September 2011 will be the biggest event in the world of yachting in Monaco during the annual yacht show will gather a few hundred yachts of various sizes.
Between the Black Sea seaports of Odessa and Istanbul, freight-and-passenger transportation has been resumed. Several years ago this shipping line was serviced by the ferryboats of the UKRFERRY company, but now this function on the Black Sea will be performed by the ship Princessa Elena, which carries out sea voyages under the flag of Sierra Leone.