Epiphany Superyacht Could be One of The World’s Largest Yacht

At 130 metres (426.5ft) long, if Epiphany was unveiled to sail in today’s date it would be the largest luxury superyacht, a floating palace with striking design, multiple cinemas, and a VIP lounge. Continue reading

Ovation of the Seas – Wolds Biggest, Newest Billion-Dollar Cruise Ship

Ovation of the Seas

Ovation of the Seas. Credit: Flickr / kees torn / CC BY-SA 2.0

‘MS Ovation of the Seas’ the world’s biggest and newest quantum class ship owned by Royal Caribbean International will start its first journey from Southampton, England to Tianjin, China, a 52-day ‘Global Odyssey’ cruise. Continue reading

CSL Geared for Two New Bulkers as Part of Fleet Expansion

Orders for two new gear-less bulk vessels have been ordered by Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), a division of CSL Group. The number of ships built to ‘Trillium Class’ now amounts to six. The ships are being built for the Great Lakes Market as part of its big fleet extension program. Continue reading

The All New Loretta Anne by Alloy Yachts

Alloy Yachts

Alloy Yachts. Credit: Gillfoto / CC BY-SA 3.0

Alloy Yachts has launched the all-new ‘Loretta Anne’. The name given is the same for another boat ‘Loretta Anne IV’ that was built in the year 2009. Loretta Anne is seven meters larger than ‘Loretta Anne IV’. She has built under hull AY43. Continue reading

New Rainbow Warrior for Greenpeace Family

Rainbow Warrior-III

Rainbow Warrior-III. Credit: Chiswick Chap / CC BY-SA 3.0

On the 16th of August 2011, the second Rainbow Warrior retired from Greenpeace family, after 22 years of generous campaigning for environmental causes. This ship was the replacement of the original Rainbow Warrior which was bombed in 1985. Continue reading

Japan Builds PMA Approved New Vessel

Nissho Shipping Co., Ltd. will own a new vessel that is being built at Japanese shipyard Naikai Zosen Corporation. The vessel is going to be the first one to get approval from PMA – the Panama Maritime Authority.

Technical assistance from ClassNK helped to obtain the certificate which was issued for a new 27,200 dwt open-hatch bulk carrier that will be delivered to Nissho Shipping in the fall of 2012.

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