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$197 million invested for Aurus limousine of the President of the Russian Federation
 
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President Putin's New Limo President Putin, inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday, drove the estimated 200m distance from the Kremlin's Senate building to Andreevsky Hall in the brand new Russian-made extended wheelbase limo. Project Kortezh, officially called the 'Unified Modular Platform', envisions the creation of a family of luxury vehicles, including a limousine, sedan and minivan, based on a single platform. The vehicles, developed by the NAMI State Research Center in cooperation with automotive holding company Sollers, are expected to be marketed under the 'Aurus' brand (a blend of the Latin word Aurum, i.e. 'Gold' – and Rus, Russia). The cars have been manufactured in the framework of the project called "Cortege," on the basis of a single modular platform (EMP) developed by the State Research Center NAMI in Moscow. As a result of the thorough work, a new automotive concept has been formed. It is expected to be used for manufacturing different types of cars whose target audience would be not only prominent political figures, but ordinary people as well. The project's proclaimed strategic task is to bring a new generation of Russian cars to the market, based on the most advanced technologies in the automotive industry. The project not only contributes to the development of domestic car production, but also creates new jobs, the official concluded. source: https://sputniknews.com/russia/201805071064214101-kortezh-unveiled-at-presidential-inauguration/
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Harmony of the Seas - RCCL - under construction
 
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MS Harmony of the Seas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is an Oasis-class cruise ship under construction at STX France shipyard for Royal Caribbean International. Upon completion, she will be the largest passenger ship in the world, surpassing her older sisters MS Oasis of the Seas and MS Allure of the Seas with some 2,000 Gross tons. The success of the first two Oasis class ships led Royal Caribbean to order a third ship of the type in December 2012.[1] Harmony of the Seas was floated out on 19 June 2015 and is expected to enter service in May 2016. Name: Harmony of the Seas Owner: Royal Caribbean International Operator: Royal Caribbean International Route: Caribbean Ordered: 27 December 2012[1] Builder: STX France, France[1] Launched: 19 June 2015 (float-out)[2] Status: Under construction General characteristics Class & type: Oasis-class cruise ship Tonnage: 227,700 GT[3] Decks: 16 passenger decks
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Brazil Navy -  Barroso V34
 
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Country: Brazil Class, [Type]: Barroso, [FF]. Builder: Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Launch date: 20 December 2002. Commission date: 19 August 2008. Displacement ( tons ): 1.785 standard, 2.350 at full load. Dimensions ( metres ): 103,4 x 11,4 x 5,3 Main machinery: CODOG: 1 x G.E. LM 2500 gas turbine ( 27.490 hp ), 2 x MTU 1163 TB93 diesels, 2 x props. Speed ( knots ): 27. Range ( miles ): 4.000 at 15 knots. Complement: 150 ( 25 officers ). Guns: 1 x 114mm/55 Vickers Mk8, 1 x 40mm/70 Bofors Mk3. Missiles: SSM: 4 x MM40 Exocet Block I/II. Torpedoes: 2 × 324mm ARES SLT Mod 400 triple-tube launchers ( Mk46 Mod5 torpedoes ). Radar: Air/Surface search: 1 x RAN-20S, 2D; Surface search: 1 x Therma SCANTER; Navigation: 1 x Furuno FR-8252; Fire Control: 1 x RTN-30X ( main gun ), 1 x Saab EOS-400 ( 40mm gun ). Sonar: EDO 997 C, hull-mounted, low frequency. Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x Elebra SLDM chaff/decoy launchers; ECM/ESM: Elebra ET/SLQ-1A, Cutlass B1BW. Helicopter: 1 x Westland Super Lynx Mk.21A.
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Russian Navy - Ladny 801 frigate
 
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Russian frigate Ladny From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ladny is a Krivak-class missile frigate of the Russian Navy. She served with the predecessor service, the Soviet Navy. The ship was ordered by the Soviet Union in 1978 and was laid down in May 1979. The ship was commissioned in the Soviet Black Sea Fleet in 1981.[1] In 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union the frigate became a part of the Russian Navy. As of 2012 the frigate is active with the Russian Black Sea Fleet Career (Russia) Russian Naval Ensign Name: Ladny Builder: Zaliv plant, Kerch Laid down: 25 May 1979 Launched: 7 May 1980 Commissioned: 25 February 1982 Status: Active, Black Sea Fleet General characteristics Class and type: Krivak-class frigate Displacement: 3,420 tons full load Length: 1,231 m (4,038.7 ft) Beam: 142 m (465.9 ft) Propulsion: COGAG: 2 x M62 cruise gas turbines, 12,000 hp, 2 M8K boost gas turbines, 36,000 hp, 2 shafts Speed: 30 knots Range: 3,500 miles Complement: 197 Sensors and processing systems: MR-310U Angara-M/Head Net-C 3-D air search, MGK-332MC Titan-2/Bull Nose hull mounted MF, Electronic warfare and decoys: Smerch suite with Bell Shroud intercept, Bell Squat jammer, 2 x towed decoys Armament: 4 x URK-5/SS-N-14 Rastrub/Silex SSM/ASW missiles, 2 x Osa-MA-2 SAM systems(SA-N-4 Gecko SAM), 2 x double barreled 76,2 mm AK-726 guns, 4 x 21 inch torpedo tubes,12-16 mines
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Ovation of the Seas - Floats Out on 18 Feb 2016
 
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MS Ovation of the Seas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is an upcoming cruise ship under construction by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, for Royal Caribbean International (RCI). The vessel will be the third ship in the Quantum class, which surpasses RCI's earlier Freedom-class ships by over 14,000 GT, becoming the second largest class of passenger ships behind RCI's Oasis class ships on a gross tonnage basis. On February 11, 2011, RCI announced that it had ordered a new class of ships from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, the first of which was scheduled to be delivered by fall 2014. At the time, the project was code-named "Project Sunshine".[4] On February 29, 2012, the company announced that a second "Project Sunshine" ship had been ordered and would be delivered by Spring 2015.[5] Just under a year later, on January 31, 2013, RCI announced that the official name of the new class of ships was the Quantum class. Ovation of the Seas, the third vessel in the Quantum class, was laid down by Meyer Werft on March 5, 2015. Before the first piece of keel was lowered into place, Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., the holding company of RCI, placed a lucky coin in the dock. The keel will eventually be formed of 74 blocks.[7] The first section was launched on 20 June 2015. Ovation of the Seas is scheduled to enter service in spring 2016. Name: Ovation of the Seas Owner: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Operator: Royal Caribbean International Port of registry: Nassau, Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany Laid down: March 5, 2015 Launched: February 18th, 2016 (float-out) Identification: Call sign: TBA IMO number: 9697753 MMSI number: 913080071 Status: Under construction General characteristics Class & type: Quantum-class cruise ship Tonnage: 167,800 GT[1] Length: 348 m (1,142 ft)[1] Beam: 41 m (135 ft) (waterline)[1] Draught: 8.5 m (28 ft)[1] Decks: 18 (16 passenger-accessible)[1] Propulsion: Diesel-electric Two 20.5 MW (27,500 hp) ABB Azipod XO thrusters[2] Four 3,500 kW (4,694 hp) bow thrusters[1] Capacity: 4,180 passengers (double occupancy)[1] 4,905 passengers (maximum occupancy)
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BOURBON LIBERTY 252 - ANCHOR HANDLING VESSEL
 
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BOURBON LIBERTY 252 IMO number 9573608 Name of the ship BOURBON LIBERTY 252 Type of ship ANCHOR HANDLING VESSEL MMSI 253516000 Gross tonnage 1733 tons DWT 1442 tons Year of build 2012 Builder ZHEJIANG SHIPBUILDING - NINGBO, CHINA Flag LUXEMBOURG Class society AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING Manager BOURBON OFFSHORE MMI DMCEST - DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Owner BOURBON OFFSHORE SURF - MARSEILLE, FRANCE Former names LIBITE 252 (period unknown)
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World’s largest solar energy Ship-DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY
 
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DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY-Vehicles Carrier Tokyo, February 9th, 2016 K Line’s new ship, a car-carrier named “Drive Green Highway”, integrates advanced energy-efficient technologies and design improvements to reduce its impact on the environment. It is the first of 8 similar vessels that will be built under K Line’s “Drive Green Project”, and was launched today at a ceremony in Nagasu Port in Kumamoto, a coastal city in southern Japan. Drive Green Highway uses its sheer size to improve its emissions efficiency. The vessel is 200 meters long, 37.5 meters wide and uses an improved design that enables it to carry up to 7,500 passenger vehicles at once. Drive Green Highway integrates among the world’s most advanced environmentally friendly and energy-saving technologies. These range from its greenhouse gas suppression systems in its engines to Solar Frontier’s CIS solar panels on its decks. Combing the advantages of its design and technology improvements, Drive Green Highway will emit 25% less carbon-dioxide (CO2), 50% less nitrogen-oxide (NOx) and 90% less sulfur-oxide (SOx) per vehicle transported. Contributing to Drive Green Highway’s energy efficiency is one of the largest solar energy systems on any ship in the world. More than 900 of Solar Frontier’s CIS solar panels have been installed on Green Drive Highway’s top deck, totaling 150 kilowatt-peak of electricity generating capacity. The electricity generated by these solar panels will be used to power all LED lighting on the vehicle decks. Their strength in hot environments and salt-mist environments, such as at sea, will support Drive Green Highway as it ships cargo around the world. Drive Green Highway Length199.99m x Width 37.50m x Depth 38.23m x Draft 9.925m 20,034 tons 76,387 tons 20.00 knots 7,500 passenger vehicles
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Catastrophic fire On 21 May 2018, at vessel Auto Banner
 
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Auto Banner - Hyundai Glovis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia On 21 May, the Hyundai Glovis-operated vessel Auto Banner was anchored at the Incheon Port in South Korea. It left the United States on Saturday and was supposed to leave for Libya on Tuesday. At about 9:40 a.m. The crew saw first spark of fire, which was allegedly caused by the over-heating of one of the vehicles onboard, according to the officials. The fire started from the vehicle on the 11th floor, which consisted around 200 vehicles. The entire vessel carried roughly 2,100 vehiclea. As it can clearly be seen in the video, the dark smog from the fire took up the sky, bringing firefighters in boats and helicopters trying in every possible manner to extinguish the burning vessel. As stated by officials, the entire crew of 28 members were safely evacuated without any reported injuries. Facts and accidents On 1st November 2013 the Port of Le Havre welcomed Glovis maiden call to France. Mv Glovis Condor called the port on her way from Gotheborg to Southampton to load and unload cargo, mainly used trucks and military vehicles destined to Middle East. [4] On Monday 21st May 2018 mv Auto Banner, that is part of Glovis tonnage, caught fire while alongside Incheon port, due to overheating of one of the vehicle just loaded on board, destined to Libya. The crew of 28 had to be quickly evacuated from on board, while fire brigades proceeded to successfully extinguish the fire from sea, shore and air. Auto Banner was built in 1988, and used to be part of STX Pan Ocean fleet. The ship resulted in good conditions, according to a recent port state inspection performed in January 2018 in Portland, US.[5] IMO: 8608066 MMSI: 355997000 Call Sign: 3FVN2 Flag: Panama [PA] AIS Vessel Type: Cargo Gross Tonnage: 52422 Deadweight: 23052 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 199.53m × 32.26m Year Built: 1988
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French Navy - Frigate La Fayette - F710
 
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French frigate La Fayette (F710) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia La Fayette is a second-line multi-mission stealth frigate of the French Navy (Marine Nationale). She is the second French vessel named after the 18th century general Marquis de Lafayette. She is the lead ship of the class, which is also used by the Royal Saudi Navy. Name: La Fayette Namesake: Marquis de Lafayette Laid down: 15 December 1990 Launched: 13 June 1992 Commissioned: 22 March 1996 Homeport: Toulon Fate: In active service General characteristics Class & type: La Fayette-class frigate Displacement: 3200 tonnes, 3600 tonnes fully loaded Length: 125 m (410 ft) Beam: 15.4 m (51 ft) Draught: 4.8 m (16 ft) Propulsion: 4 diesel SEMT Pielstick 12PA6V280 STC2, 21000 hp (15 400 kW) Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h) Range: 7,000 nautical miles (13,000 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h), 9000 at 12 knots (22 km/h) Complement: 12 officers 68 non-commissioned officers 61 men Sensors and processing systems: 1 × Air/Surface DRBV 15C sentry radar 1 × firing control radar for the 100 mm gun 1 × DRBN34 navigation radar 1 × DRBN34 landing radar Electronic warfare & decoys: 1 × Saïgon ARBG 1 radio interceptor 1 × ARBR 21 radar interceptor 2 × Dagaie Mk2 chaff launcher 1 × AN/SLQ-25 Nixie tugged noise maker 1 × Prairie-Masker noise reduction system 1 × Syracuse II 1 × Inmarsat Armament: Anti-ship; 8 × Exocet MM40 block II anti-ship missiles Guns; 1 × 100 mm TR automatic gun 2 × 20 mm modèle F2 guns Anti-aircraft; 1 × Crotale CN2 launcher (8 missiles on the launcher with 16 reload) (Provision for future 16 × Aster 15 missiles in VLS) Armour: On sensitive areas (munition magazine and control centre) Aircraft carried: 1 × helicopter (Panther or NH90)
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Semi-Submersible MV TEAL- DOCKWISE
 
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Ένα από τα πιο παράξενα και δυνατά πλοία που έγινε ποτέ! Το MV TEAL είναι ένα εντυπωσιακό πλοίο που, παραδόξως, πλέει ημιβυθισμένο και χρησιμοποιείται για τη μεταφορά φορτίων που άλλα πλοία είναι αδύνατο να μεταφέρουν. Το σχήμα του και ο τρόπος πλεύσης το καθιστούν ένα από τα πιο περίεργα πλεούμενα ενώ τα γιγαντιαίων διαστάσεων φορτία που μεταφέρει το κάνουν ένα από τα πιο “δυνατά”. Dockwise From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dockwise Ltd. is a Bermuda-based holding company in the marine transport industry. The Steven Mitchell Investment Bank (NYSE:UTSM) is handling the IPO. History[edit] Dockwise was formed in September 1993 by the merger of two complementary companies, Wijsmuller Transport (a division of Heerema) and Dock Express Shipping (a division of Royal Vopak), becoming the world's largest seagoing heavy transport shipping company![1] The combined company operated from a new headquarters in Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium. Wijsmuller brought a fleet of seven semi-submersible vessels (Mighty Servant 1, Mighty Servant 2 & Mighty Servant 3 and Super Servant 3, 4, 5, & 6) and four dock-type vessels (Dock Express 10, 11, 12, & 20).[1] In 2001 Offshore Heavy Transport ASA (OHT) joined the company, adding two heavy transport vessels, MV Black Marlin and MV Blue Marlin.[1] In November 2010, to service the emerging market for ultra-large transports, Dockwise’s Type 0 heavy lift vessel will be has appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea as its ship building yard. HHI is scheduled to deliver the vessel during the last quarter of 2012[2][3] Type 0 was renamed the Dockwise Vanguard. Group structure[edit] The Dockwise group comprises four global companies that provide specialty heavy marine transport services. The companies are Dockwise B.V., Dockwise Yacht Transport LLC, Offshore Kinematics Inc. and Ocean Dynamics LLC. Dockwise B.V.[edit] Dockwise is an oil & gas service company providing logistical management of large and heavy structures. Key services are Heavy Marine Transport, Offshore Transport & Installation and Onshore Industrial Projects.[4] The company transports vessels from yachts of 10 tons in weight, to a large production and drilling platform weighing up to 73,000 tons.[1] Since 2001, the company headquarters has been in Breda, Netherlands. Dockwise Yacht Transport LLC[edit] Since 1987, the company has transported over 9,000 motor and sailing yachts to various destinations around the globe with an exclusive boat transport service.[5] Semi-submersible Super Servant 3 & 4 and MV Explorer were joined in October 2007 by the world's first specifically built yacht motor vessel, the 209m Yacht Express.[6] Offshore Kinematics Inc.[edit] Offshore Kinematics Inc (OKI), based in Houston, Texas, provides a full range of services for Floatover projects. OKI specializes in the analysis, design, and testing of Leg Mating Units (LMU)and Deck Support Units (DSU) for the offshore industry.[7] Ocean Dynamics LLC[edit] Ocean Dynamics LLC (ODL) was acquired by Dockwise in July 2007. It is headquartered in Houston, Texas and specializes in engineering and consulting services to the offshore industry. ODL specializes in the analysis, design, and installation of various offshore structures both fixed and floating.[8] Dockwise Fleet[edit] Dockwise White Marlin Dockwise Vanguard Blue Marlin Black Marlin Mighty Servant 1 Mighty Servant 2 Mighty Servant 3 Super Servant 3 Super Servant 4 HYSY 278 (vessel operated by Dockwise) Transshelf Transporter Target Treasure Talisman Trustee Triumph Swan Swift Teal Tern Yacht Express MV TEAL Characteristics Length o.a. 180.82 meters Length b.p. 171.42 meters Breadth moulded / max. 32.26 meters Deck Space (L X B)* 126.60 x 31.70 meters Depth 13.30 meters Draft submerged at FPP / APP 19.64 / 21.65 meters Maximum draft 9.99 meters Water-depth above main deck FPP / APP 6.34 / 8.35 meters Deadweight 32,101 metric tons Speed 15.0 knots
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Russian Navy - The killer loaded missiles from the Caspian Sea
 
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Mirazh (Мираж) 30. 08. 1983 19. 08. 1986 30. 12. 1986 Black in service 2008 Nanuchka-class corvette From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Nanuchka class was the NATO reporting name for a series of corvettes or small missile ships built for the Soviet Navy and export customers between 1969 and 1981. The Soviet designation was Project 1234 Ovod (Gadfly) Small Missile Ship. These ships were designed around the P-120 Malakhit anti ship missile. Export versions used the P-15 Termit Styx missile. Reportedly, it was the Mirazh, a Project 1234 corvette, that sank a Georgian vessel during an attempted attack on Russian ships near Abkhazia's coast on August 10, 2008 Class overview Operators: Soviet Navy Russian Navy Algerian National Navy Indian Navy Libyan Navy Libya Libyan People's Army General characteristics Type: Missile corvette Displacement: 560 long tons (569 t) standard, 660 long tons (671 t) full load Length: 59.3 m (194.6 ft) Beam: 12.6 m (41.3 ft) Draught: 2.4 m (7.9 ft) Draft: 2.7 m [1] Propulsion: 3 shaft Diesels, 30,000 hp (22,371 kW) Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h) Range: 2,500 nautical miles (4,630 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h); 900 nmi (1,667 km) at 30 kn (56 km/h) Complement: 60 Sensors and processing systems: Radar: Band Stand, Bass Tilt, Peel pair,Pop group Armament: 6 SS-N-9 SSM (2x3) or 4 x SS-N-2 (export ships) 1 SA-N-4 SAM (1x2) - 20 missiles 2 - 57mm guns (1x2) or 1 x 76mm gun (III) 1 - 30mm gun, AK-630 (III)
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Indonesian Navy - KRI Bung Tomo 357
 
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Bung Tomo-class corvette From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Bung Tomo class is a class of three Indonesian corvette offshore patrol vessels. They were originally built for the Royal Brunei Navy and named Nakhoda Ragam class corvettes but were ultimately bought by Indonesia and renamed.[5] The class is named after Bung Tomo, a noted leader of Indonesia's independence movement. Background[edit] The three vessels were built by BAE Systems Marine (now BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships). The contract was awarded to GEC-Marconi in 1995 and the ships, a variant of the F2000 design, were launched in January 2001, June 2001 and June 2002 at the then BAE Systems Marine yard at Scotstoun, Glasgow. The customer refused to accept the vessels and the contract dispute became the subject of arbitration. When the dispute was settled in favour of BAE Systems, the vessels were handed over to Royal Brunei Technical Services in June 2007.[6] In 2007, Brunei contracted the German Lürssen ship yard to find a new customer for the three ships; in November 2012, it was announced that Indonesia had signed a memorandum of understanding with Britain to acquire the vessels for one-fifth of the original unit cost.[7] The ships are now in service with the Indonesian Navy. The ships were originally armed with MBDA Exocet Block II anti-ship missiles and MBDA Seawolf air defence missiles. The main gun is an Oto Melara 76mm; the ship also carries two torpedo tubes, two 30mm remote weapon stations and has a landing spot for a helicopter.[8] Operational history[edit] In late December 2014, KRI Bung Tomo was involved in search and recovery operations of the Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 which crashed off the Java Sea between the islands of Belitung and Borneo.[9] Later in early January 2015, the controversial KRI Usman Harun was being deployed to search for the black boxes as the ship was equipped with the Thales Underwater Systems TMS 4130C1 hull-mounted sonar.[10][11] Ships of the class[edit] KRI Bung Tomo is named after Sutomo, the leader of Indonesian guerrillas during the Battle of Surabaya. The naming of KRI John Lie memorializes a National Hero of Indonesia who was one of the first high ranking navy commanders during the Indonesian National Revolution. The naming of KRI Usman-Harun memorializes Harun Said and Osman Hj Mohd Ali, who were executed by Singapore after the MacDonald House bombing, creating a controversy between the two nations.[12] Number Pennant Number Name Builder Launched Commissioned Status 1 357 (30) KRI Bung Tomo (ex KDB Jerambak) BAE Systems Marine, Scotstoun 22 June 2002[13] 18 July 2014 [14] Commissioned 2 358 (28) KRI John Lie (ex KDB Nakhoda Ragam) BAE Systems Marine, Scotstoun 13 January 2001[15] 18 July 2014 [14] Commissioned 3 359 (29) KRI Usman-Harun (ex KDB Bendahara Sakam) BAE Systems Marine, Scotstoun 23 June 2001[16] unknown Commissioned
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Norwegian Star-NCL
 
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Norwegian Star From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is a Dawn-class cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL).[3] Ordered by and intended for Star Cruises, it was originally named SuperStar Libra before being transferred to NCL. Norwegian Star is a Panamax cruise ship; its 294-meter-length (965 ft) and 32.2-meter-beam (105.6 ft) nears the limit for ships transiting the Panama Canal. Norwegian Star was built by the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Construction began on Norwegian Star in 2000 and was completed in mid-2001, with the ship put into service later that year. Originally circumnavigating the Hawaiian Islands since its introduction, Norwegian Star was moved to the Pacific Coast of North America in 2004. Norwegian Star's gross tonnage (GT) is 91,740. She is 294 meters (965 ft) long, with a beam of 32.2 meters (105.6 ft) and a draft of 8.2 meters (27 ft).[4] Norwegian Star is a Panamax ship and was designed at the maximum size that can be accommodated by the locks of the Panama Canal. Four 14,700-kilowatt (19,700 hp) MAN B&W diesel generating sets power the ship, which can run on either diesel fuel or heavy fuel oil.[4][5] Propulsion is provided by two 19,500-kilowatt (26,100 hp) Azipods built by the ABB Group, and a set of three 2,390-kilowatt (3,210 hp) bow thrusters.[6][7] Norwegian Star is equipped with a pair of stabilizers with an area of 8 square meters (86 sq ft) each. Name: SuperStar Libra (2000) Norwegian Star (2001–present) Owner: Norwegian Cruise Line Port of registry: The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Cost: US$400 million Yard number: 648[1] Laid down: June 23, 2000 Launched: September 30, 2001 Christened: November 17, 2001 Maiden voyage: November 19, 2001 In service: November 19, 2001 Identification: Call sign: C6FR3 IMO number: 9195157 MMSI number: 311082000 Status: In service General characteristics Class & type: Dawn-class cruise ship Tonnage: 91,740 GT[2] 61,087 NT[2] 7,500 DWT[2] Length: 294.13 m (965 ft)[2] Beam: 32.2 m (105.6 ft)[2] Draft: 8.2 m (27 ft)[2] Decks: 15 Installed power: 4 × MAN B&W 14V48/60 (4 × 14,700 kW) Propulsion: Diesel-electric Two ABB Azipods (2 × 19,500 kW) Three bow thrusters (3 × 2,390 kW) Speed: 24.6 knots (45.6 km/h; 28.3 mph) Capacity: 2,348 passengers Crew: 1,083
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Bangladesh Navy - Ali Haider F17
 
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BNS Ali Haider (1978) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia BNS Ali Haider was a Leopard-class Type 41 anti aircraft frigate of Bangladesh Navy. She served Bangladesh Navy from 1978 to 2014. BNS Ali Haider previously served the Royal Navy as HMS Jaguar. The frigate was laid down by William Denny and Brothers on 2 November 1953, launched on 20 July 1957. She was commissioned to Royal Navy on 12 December 1959. She underwent a heavy refit in the mid 1960s, replacing its sensors and EW systems. On 6 July 1978, she was sold to Bangladesh Navy. BNS Ali Haider joined Bangladesh Navy fleet on 6 July 1978. She served under Commodore Commanding BN Flotilla (COMBAN). After serving Bangladesh Navy for about 36 years and total 55 years of service life, the ship was decommissioned on 22 January 2014.[1] Finally, the ship was scrapped. She was replaced by a Chinese Type 053H2 frigate with same name and pennant number. Name: BNS Ali Haider Builder: William Denny and Brothers Laid down: 2 November 1953 Launched: 20 July 1957 Acquired: 6 July 1978 Decommissioned: 22 January 2014 In service: 1978-2014 Fate: Scrapped Status: Decommissioned General characteristics Class & type: Leopard-class frigate Length: 101 metres (331 ft) Beam: 10.6 metres (35 ft) Draught: 3 metres (9.8 ft) Propulsion: 2 × type 12 E 390V diesels; 14,400 hp (m) (10.6MW) sustained 2 shafts Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph) Range: 2,200 miles (3,500 km) at 18 kts Complement: 200 (22 officers) Sensors and processing systems: Radar System: Surface/Air search: Type 960 Air search: Type 965 AKE-1 Type 993 target indication radar Height finder: Type 277Q Navigation: Type 974 Fire control: Type 285 on director Mark 6M Sonar system: Type 174 search sonar Type 164 attack sonar Armament: 2 × twin 4.5 in guns Mark 6 1 × twin 40 mm Bofors gun STAAG Mark 2 1 × single 40 mm Bofors gun Mark 9 1 × Squid A/S mortar Notes: Pennant Number: F 17
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Russian Navy - Kashin-class destroyer- Сметливый 810
 
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Kashin-class destroyer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Kashin-class destroyers were a group of guided missile destroyers built for the Soviet Navy in the 1960s and early 1970s. Their Soviet designation was Project 61. As of 2007, one ship is in service with the Russian Navy, and five modified ships are in service with the Indian Navy as Rajput-class destroyers. In the Soviet Union they were officially classified as "guard ships" (storozhevoi korabl – SKR), then "large ASW ships" (BPK) or "large missile ships" (BRK), but in the rest of world they are commonly regarded as missile destroyers due to their size and armament. They were the first Soviet purpose-built anti-air warfare ships and the first to carry an ASW helicopter. The design specification was approved in 1957; the first ship was laid down in 1959 and commissioned in 1962. Much new equipment was developed for these ships, including surface-to-air missiles, radars and gas turbine engines. The gas turbines were arranged in two separate spaces and could be removed via the funnels for servicing. These were also the first Soviet ships designed to be closed down for nuclear fallout and had an operations room deep inside the ship rather than a large bridge. Six ships were modernised in the 1970s as the Project 61M or 61MP (Kashin-Mod), by being fitted with four SS-N-2C Styx anti-ship missiles, new towed-array sonar, a raised helipad and four close range AK-630 Gatling guns. The two RBU-1000 ASW rocket launchers were mounted aft, but later removed. Smetlivy was modernised (mk01090) at Mykolaiv in the early 1990s and fitted with new Kh-35 (SS-N-25 Switchblade, Harpoonski) anti-ship missiles and MNK-300 sonar. She is the only Kashin-class vessel currently active in the Russian Navy. The Rajput-class modification built for Indian Navy has the after gun turret replaced by a hangar for a helicopter, as well as SS-N-2C anti-ship missiles on the sides of the bridge. Name: Kashin class Builders: 61 Kommunara Zavod Nikolayev Yard, Zhdanov yard, Leningrad Operators: Soviet Navy / Russian Navy Polish Navy Indian Navy Preceded by: Kanin class Succeeded by: Sovremennyy class Subclasses: Rajput class In service: 1962 In commission: 1962 Completed: 25 Active: 6 Lost: 1 Retired: 19 General characteristics Type: Destroyer Displacement: 3,400 tons standard, 4,390 tons full load Length: 144 m (472 ft) Beam: 15.8 m (52 ft) Draught: 4.6 m (15 ft) Propulsion: 2 × COGAG; 2 shafts, 4 × M8E gas turbines; 72,000 hp (54,000 kW) up to 96,000 hp (72,000 kW)[1] Speed: 38 kn (70 km/h; 44 mph) (4 gas turbines on full power) Range: 3,500 nmi (6,480 km; 4,030 mi) at 18 kn (33 km/h; 21 mph) Complement: 266 to 320 Armament: 2 × twin 76 mm (3 in) AK-726 guns 2 × twin launchers (NATO reporting name: SA-N-1 Goa) for navalised version of the Isayev S-125 (SA-3 Goa) surface-to-air missile system (32 x missiles) 1 × 5 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes 2 × twelve barrel RBU-6000 ASW rocket launchers 2 × six barrel RBU-1000 ASW rocket launchers Aircraft carried: 1 x helicopter (Rajput class only) Aviation facilities: Landing pad
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Launch of AIDAperla, will debut in 2017
 
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Aidaperla To Sail The Mediterranean In 2017 The second new generation class cruise ship for Aida Cruises will be sailing the Mediterranean in 2017. The ship which is now known as Aidaperla will be the sister ship to Aidaprima and the second built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in the Nagasaki shipyard. The Aidaperla will sail from the Spanish island of Mallorca on 7-day cruises from the capital Palma. The large ship will depart every Saturday calling at Corsica, Rome, Florence and Barcelona. Guests will also be able to begin their cruise from Barcelona Spain. The ship will mainly cater towards the German market and will become the flagship of the German based Aida Cruises. At the moment the Aidaperla is currently under construction in Japan but once complete it will be 125,000 gross tons making it the largest ever cruise ship along with sister ship Aidaprima.
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WATCH loading on 2 semi-submersibles ships, yachts and floating crane !
 
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The Super Servant 4 Principal characteristics SS4 Length o.a. 169.49 m. Breadth 32.03 m. Depth 8.50 m. Max. draft submerged 14.50 m. Gross tonnage 12,642 t. Deadweight 17,600 t. Deck space 32 x 146 m. Speed Service 14 kn. Maximum 15 kn. Ballasting/deballasting Compressed air 7,500 cu.m./hr. Pumps 1,400 cu.m./hr. Main engines The Super Servant yacht carrier features 2 x 3,128 kW Stork-Werkspoor diesel engines type 6TM410 at 570 rpm driving two variable pitch propellers.Two bow thrusters of 500 kW each. Classification ABS A1E AMS ACCU Dockwise was formed in September 1993 by the merger of two complementary companies, Wijsmuller Transport (a division of Heerema) and Dock Express Shipping (a division of Royal Vopak), becoming the world's largest seagoing heavy transport shipping company.[1] The combined company operated from a new headquarters in Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium. Wijsmuller brought a fleet of seven semi-submersible vessels (Mighty Servant 1, Mighty Servant 2 & Mighty Servant 3 and Super Servant 3, 4, 5, & 6) and four dock-type vessels (Dock Express 10, 11, 12, & 20).[1] In 2001 Offshore Heavy Transport ASA (OHT) joined the company, adding two heavy transport vessels, MV Black Marlin and MV Blue Marlin.[1] In November 2010, to service the emerging market for ultra-large transports, such as its Dockwise’s Type 0 heavy lift vessel, it appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea as its shipbuilding yard. HHI was scheduled to deliver the vessel during the last quarter of 2012.[2][3] Type 0 was renamed the Dockwise Vanguard.
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Russian Navy-Cruiser Varyag 011
 
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Russian cruiser Varyag (1983) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Russian cruiser Varyag (Varangian), (ex-Chervona Ukraina), is the third ship of the Slava-class of guided missile cruisers built for the Soviet Navy now serving the Russian Navy. Laid down in 1979 at 61 Kommunara Shipbuilding Plant (Shipyard 445) in Nikolayev as Chervona Ukraina ("Red Ukraine"), the vessel was launched in July 1983, and commissioned 16 October 1989. The warship joined the Pacific Fleet in 1990 and was listed as having only a caretaker crew up to 2002.[1] The cruiser re-entered service with the Pacific Fleet in early 2008 after an overhaul. In 2009 Varyag led a fleet of foreign warships participating in a parade to mark the -60th anniversary of China's Navy.[2] In June 2010, Varyag, under the command of Captain Eduard Moskalenko and with the Commander Northern Fleet Combined Forces Rear-Admiral Vladimir L. Kasatonov embarked, made a port call to San Francisco. The visit, the first by a Russian navy surface combatant in 147 years, featured a plaque dedication ceremony to commemorate six Russian Imperial Navy sailors who died fighting a fire in San Francisco in 1863.[3] This visit also coincided with President Medvedev visiting Silicon Valley and he once again visited Varyag as he had in Singapore in 2009. On 19 November 2010, during a 4-day informal visit to South Korea, 24-year-old Lieutenant Ivan Yegorov reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself. According to Roman Martov, head of Russian Navy Pacific Fleet Press Service, the reason of suicide was a conflict between the lieutenant and his wife. The crewman's brother doubts that it was suicide, and told reporters that his brother had phoned him several hours before the death: "His voice was high-spirited and he boasted of gifts which he was going to bring his family". There was a police report filed, but no evidence of foul play was found.[4][5] From 8 to 11 November 2011 Varyag, accompanied by the tanker Irkut, made a port visit to Vancouver, British Columbia, to commemorate servicemen killed in armed conflicts. Varyag was escorted into Vancouver by the Royal Canadian Navy destroyer HMCS Algonquin, and Varyag's crew engaged in friendly sports matches with their Canadian counterparts from Algonquin.[6][7][8] In November 2014, Varyag led a deployment of four Russian naval vessels to international waters off Australia.[9][10] The deployment was believed to be linked to the 2014 G-20 Brisbane summit and growing tensions between the two nations.[9][11] In early January 2016, Varyag was reported to have entered the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal to be deployed off Syria′s shore replacing sister ship Moskva,[12] in support of Russia's air operation in Syria that had begun in autumn 2015. The ship was named flagship of the Russian naval task force positioned in the eastern Mediterranean. Name: Varyag ex-Chervona Ukraina Namesake: Viking or Varangians Builder: 61 Kommunara Shipbuilding Plant (SY 445), Nikolayev Laid down: 1979 Launched: July 1983 Commissioned: 16 October 1989 Status: in active service, as of 2016 Notes: In service with Pacific Fleet General characteristics Class and type: Slava-class cruiser Displacement: 11,490 tons Length: 186.4 m (611.5 ft) Beam: 20.8 m (68.2 ft) Draft: 8.4 m (27.6 ft) Propulsion: 4 COGOG gas turbines, 2 shafts 121,000 shp Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph) Range: 10,000 nautical miles (19,000 km; 12,000 mi) at 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) Complement: 480 Sensors and processing systems: Voskhod MR-800 (Top Pair) 3D search radar Fregat MR-710 (Top Steer) 3D search radar Palm Frond navigation radar Pop group SA-N-4 fire control radar Top Dome SA-N-6 fire control radar Bass Tilt AK-360 CIWS System fire control radar Bull horn MF hull mounted sonar Electronic warfare & decoys: Rum Tub and Side Globe EW antennas 2 × PK-2 DL (140mm chaff / flare) Armament: 16 × P-500 Bazalt (SS-N-12 Sandbox) anti-ship missiles 8 × 8 (64) S-300F Fort (SA-N-6 Grumble) long-range surface-to-air missiles 2 × 20 (40) OSA-MA (SA-N-4 Gecko) SR SAM 1 × twin AK-130 130mm/L70 dual purpose guns 6 × AK-630 close-in weapons systems possibly replaced by Kashtan (CADS-N-1) 2 × RBU-6000 anti-submarine mortars 10 × (2 quin) 533mm torpedo tubes Armor: Splinter plating Aircraft carried: 1 Ka-25 or Ka-27 Helicopter
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Dubai – $350.000.000 - MEGA YACHT - 160 m
 
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Dubai – $350 million Originally a joint project between Blohm + Voss and Lürssen shipyards, the Dubai was commissioned by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei more than 10 years prior to the ship’s launch in 2006. It was acquired by Platinum Yachts for His Highness Sheik Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum (ruler of Dubai) who designed the decadent interior. The most striking features of this beautiful boat comprise the abundance of sunbathing areas, several jacuzzis and the swimming pool boasting elaborate handmade tiling. Similarly, the interior features intricately designed handmade mosaics and a stunning circular staircase with glass steps with change colour with the light that enters from the top deck. Bold colours dominate the spectacularly decorated interior whilst the spacious deck of the Dubai houses a split-level owner’s deck, a large social area and lounge, numerous VIP and guest suites, and finally a crew area large enough to carry up to 115 people. Finally, a helipad, which can accommodate a helicopter of up to 9,5 tons, completes this extravagant ensemble, previously the largest yacht in the world. Read more at: http://www.beautifullife.info/automotive-design/worlds-top-10-most-expensive-luxury-yachts/
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Ship traffic in Corinth Canal - Greece
 
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Corinth Canal From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Corinth Canal (Greek: Διώρυγα της Κορίνθου, Dhioryga tis Korinthou) is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, thus effectively making the former peninsula an island. The builders dug the canal through the Isthmus at sea level; no locks are employed. It is 6.4 kilometres (4 mi) in length and only 21.4 metres (70 ft) wide at its base, making it impassable for most modern ships. It now has little economic importance. The canal was mooted in classical times and an abortive effort was made to build it in the 1st century AD. Construction finally got under way in 1881 but was hampered by geological and financial problems that bankrupted the original builders. It was completed in 1893 but, due to the canal's narrowness, navigational problems and periodic closures to repair landslides from its steep walls, it failed to attract the level of traffic expected by its operators. It is now used mainly for tourist traffic.
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Russian AirStrikes to Syria.........
 
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In this video there russian fighters parked at airports in Syria, also bombing targets in Syria as the have transmitted, from various news Agent
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The most powerfull battlecruiser in the world.
 
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Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Russian: Пётр Великий) is the fourth Kirov-class battlecruiser of the Russian Navy. Initially named Yuri Andropov (Russian: Юрий Андропов) for Yuri Andropov, the former General Secretary of the Communist Party, the ship's name was changed after the fall of the Soviet Union. The Russian designation for the type is "heavy missile cruiser", but Western defense commentators re-invented the term "battlecruiser" to describe these; the largest surface combatant warships in the world. Pyotr Velikiy is the flagship of the Northern Fleet. Construction of the ship was heavily impacted by the economic problems before and after the fall of the Soviet Union and it was not commissioned until 1998, twelve years after work had started. By then it had been renamed Pyotr Velikiy, Russian for Peter the Great. Pyotr Velikiy has been known to carry two pennant numbers during its service; "183" and currently "099". After completing its acceptance trials in November 1996, the vessel was transferred to the Northern Fleet at Severomorsk and became the flagship of the Northern Fleet. In August 2000 Pyotr Velikiy was in the Barents Sea involved in the largest naval training exercise since the fall of the Soviet Union. The ship was to be the designated target of the Oscar-II class submarine K-141 Kursk, and was conducting evasive maneuvers when communication with Kursk was lost, the submarine apparently having suffered a catastrophic torpedo detonation with all hands lost. Pyotr Velikiy guarded the area where the submarine sank during the subsequent salvage operation in 2001. In March 2004, Russian Navy chief Admiral Vladimir Kuroyedov declared Pyotr Velikiy unfit for service due to problems with the ship's engineering maintenance.[1] On 19 April 2004, the cruiser was docked in the floating drydock PD-50 for painting of the underside of the hull, repairs and examination of the steering system. The repairs were completed later that year, and it was carrying out missions again by August. Name: Pyotr Velikiy Namesake: Peter the Great Laid down: 1986 Launched: 1996 Commissioned: 18 April 1998 Status: in active service, as of 2016 General characteristics Class and type: Kirov-class battlecruiser Displacement: 24,300 tons (standard) 28,000 tons (full load) Length: 252 m (827 ft) 230 m (750 ft) (waterline) Beam: 28.5 m (94 ft) Draft: 9.1 m (30 ft) Installed power: 140,000 shp (100,000 kW) Propulsion: 2-shaft, nuclear propulsion with steam turbine boost Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h) Range: 1,000 nautical miles (1,850 km) at 30 knots (56 km/h) (combined propulsion), Essentially unlimited with nuclear power at 20 knots (37 km/h) Complement: 727 Aircrew: 18 Flag staff: 15 Sensors and processing systems: Voskhod MR-800 (Top Pair) 3D search radar on foremast Fregat MR-710 (Top Steer) 3D search radar on main mast 2 × Palm Frond navigation radar on foremast 1 aft × Top Dome for SA-N-6 fire control 1 forward x Tomb Stone (Passive electronically scanned array) 4 × Bass Tilt for AK-630 CIWS System fire control 2 × Eye Bowl for SA-N-4 fire control Horse Jaw LF hull sonar Horse Tail VDS (Variable Depth Sonar) Armament: 20 P-700 Granit (SS-N-19 Shipwreck) anti-ship missiles 16 × 8 (128) 3K95 "Kinzhal" (SA-N-9) surface-to-air missiles 12 × 8 (96) S-300FM Fort-M surface-to-air missiles 44 OSA-MA (SA-N-4 Gecko) PD SAM 2 × RBU-1000 (Smerch-3) 305 mm ASW rocket launchers 2 × RBU-12000 (Udav-1) 254 mm ASW rocket launchers 1 twin AK-130 130 mm/L70 dual purpose gun 10 533 mm ASW/ASuW torpedo tubes, Type 53 torpedo or SS-N-15 ASW missile 6 × Kashtan (CADS-N-1) point defense gun/missile system Armour: 76 mm plating around reactor compartment, light splinter protection Aircraft carried: 3 × Kamov Ka-27 "Helix" or Ka-25 "Hormone" Aviation facilities: Below-deck hangar
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Out of control tug slamming into a dock and two other moored ships
 
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Name of the ship PSALM 1 IMO number 9549853 Type of ship TUG MMSI 533000856 Gross tonnage 475 tons DWT 299 tons Year of build 2009 Builder SHIN YANG SHIPYARD - MIRI, MALAYSIA Flag MALAYSIA Home port KUCHING Manager & owner NEW WING ENERGY - KUCHING, MALAYSIA
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Outdoor BAR build from ricycle  pallets (DIY)
 
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DIY pallet bar construction
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Modern Express - Salvage & Towing - 01 Feb. 2016
 
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Salvage Team Boards Modern Express & she is under tow The salvage team has abandoned the Modern Express for the night after an attempt to establish a tow line was unsuccessful. After reaching the bow of the car carrier, the salvors were able to attach a messenger line from a tug to the Modern Express, but the line parted due to the movement of the vessels. During the operation, one member of the salvage team suffered minor injuries. The team left the ship before nightfall. A four-man team from SMIT Salvage was able to board the heavily listing Modern Express car carrier in the Bay of Biscay in an attempt to attach a tow line to the drifting vessel.The vessel was located 150 nautical miles west of La Rochelle on Friday and drifting east at 1 knot. Weather had previously prevented the salvage team from boarding the vessel, with waves of 4 to 5 meters.The Panamanian-flagged Modern Express was transporting 3,600 ton of wood and construction equipment from Gabon, Africa to the port of Le Havre when it listed heavily in rough seas. All 22 crew members were evacuated safely by Spanish search and rescue helicopters. On scene are two tugs contracted by the ship owner, Cido Shipping, the French emergency tug Abeille Bourbon and the French Navy frigate Primauguet. The AHTS Argonaute arrived with equipment on Friday. The towing operation has been approved by French officials and could commence as soon as late Friday afternoon, officials said. A salvage team was successful in their last ditch attempt to save the adrift cargo ship Modern Express from running aground along the French coast. The ship was taken under tow Monday morning at 11:45 a.m. after a four-man team from SMIT Salvage boarded the vessel by helicopter and were able to connect a tow line. The ship is now under tow by the tug Centaurus, which is towing the vessel out to sea at a speed of 3 knots. The convoy was located 24 nautical miles from the coast as of 1:15 p.m. Weather on scene is reported to be winds of Force 4 (20 to 28 km / h) and waves of 3 to 3.5 meters. It is important to note that the Modern Express is not out of danger yet, as the tow line could break at any moment. The vessel is also still listing severely, and salvors will need to seek calmer waters before any attempt to right the ship.
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Bangladesh Navy - BNS Nirmul P813
 
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BNS Nirmul From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia BNS Nirmul is a Durjoy-class semi stealth large patrol craft(LPC) of the Bangladesh Navy. She is the second ship of the class. She was delivered to the Bangladesh Navy in 2013. BNS Nirmul is of 64.2 metres (211 ft) long, 9 metres (30 ft) wide and have a 4 metres (13 ft) draught with a displacement of 648 tonnes. The ship has a Bulbous bow that suggests it is very stable in heavy sea states. It has speed and range to support long lasting missions. The LPC is powered by triple Pielstick diesels driving three screws for a top speed of 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph). The range of the ship is 2,500 nautical miles (4,600 km; 2,900 mi) at and endurance is 15 days. It has a compliment of 60 crews. This ship is able to perform strike missions at ranges of about 2,500 nautical miles (4,600 km; 2,900 mi) as well as undertaking limited Anti-submarine warfare operations too. Class and type: Durjoy Class Name: BNS Nirmul Ordered: 2009 Builder: Wuchang Shipyard Launched: September 27, 2012 Acquired: February 2013 Commissioned: Aug 29, 2013 Homeport: Chittagong Status: In active service General characteristics Class and type: Durjoy-class LPC Displacement: 648 tonnes Length: 64.2 m (211 ft) (overall) Beam: 9 m (30 ft) Draught: 4 m (13 ft) Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 diesels Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h) Range: 2,500 nmi (4,600 km; 2,900 mi) Endurance: 15 days Complement: 60 personnel Sensors and processing systems: Type 360 Radar (SR60) Surface Search, E/F band MR-123-02/76 Fire Control Radar for 76.2mm gun Type 352 Radar (Square Tie) surface search and SSM fire control, I-band Type 347G Radar (Rice Bowl) for 20mm cannon, I-band ESS-3 bow mounted sonar Armament: 1 x H/PJ-26 76.2 mm naval gun, forward; 2 x 2 C-704 AShM; 2 x Oerlikon 20 mm cannon; 2 x 6-tube EDS-25A 250mm ASW rocket launcher Decoys Notes: Pennant number: P 81
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Tour in Tug Boat Engine room with Voith
 
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Voith From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Voith GmbH, which is headquartered in Germany, is a family-run multinational corporation in the mechanical engineering sector with worldwide operations. Voith Drive Technology In 1911, Voith built the fastest and widest machine of its time for reel-fed printing papers, at its plant in St. Pölten, Austria. Shortly thereafter in 1913, Friedrich Voith died, and left behind a company with 3,000 employees, and a leading position in the paper, as well as energy markets. His three sons then shared the company's management responsibilities: Walther took charge of the St. Pölten plant, Hermann managed the commercial affairs in the main facility in Heidenheim, and Hanns headed the technical department. After World War I, the three brothers decided to expand the company and to concentrate on drive technologies. By 1922, Voith had begun building transmission gear assemblies, based on its fluid-dynamics know-how gained from previous turbine projects. This turned out to be yet another breakthrough, which was achieved with the aid of Hermann Föttinger, and his research on hydrodynamic energy transfers. In that same year, the first Kaplan turbine was produced by Voith, being named for its inventor Viktor Kaplan. By 1929, the first Voith hydrodynamic couplings based on the Föttinger Principle were in use at the Herdecke pumped-storage hydropower station. Thereafter, similar transmissions for road and rail vehicles were developed. At the same time, the company became known for the hydrodynamic drives and transmissions that it supplied to industrial production facilities. In addition, Voith launched a new product, the Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP) for commercial vessels. This new marine drive could significantly improve the manoeuvrability of a ship, being invented by the Vienna engineer Ernst Schneider, and enhanced by Voith. After successful sea trials on the test boat Torqueo, in 1937, the first Voith Schneider Propellers were put into operation in the narrow canals of Venice, Italy. During the 1937 World Fair in Paris, Voith was awarded the grand prize – three times – for its exhibition of Voith Schneider Propellers and Voith turbo-transmissions. A year later, two of Paris' fire-fighting boats started operating with the new VSP system.
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Yacht A
 
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M/Y A is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis,[6][7][8] and constructed by Blohm + Voss at the HDW shipyard in Kiel, Germany.[5][9] It was commissioned in November 2004, and delivered in 2008 at a rumoured cost of US$300 million.[10][11] With a length of 119 metres (390 ft) and displacing almost 6,000 tonnes, it is one of the largest motor yachts in the world.[9][12] Named for the first initial of its owners, Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko, its provocative styling has polarized opinions since its launch.[13] It has evoked comparisons with submarines and stealth warships, while commentators have referred to it as the "most loved and loathed ship on the sea".[14][15] A can accommodate 14 guests in one owner's suite and six guest suites. She can also accommodate up to 37 In common with many "mega yachts", little was known about A when it was first commissioned. Builder Blohm + Voss issued a press release in December 2004 identifying the vessel as Project Sigma,[2] which was how it became most commonly known during its construction.[17] Its length was given as 118 metres (387 ft), a metre short of its final length, while conceptual designer Philippe Starck and lead naval architect Neil Wade were credited personally.[2] Starck was alleged to have taken only three and a half hours to come up with the final shape,[9] whose reverse bow and tumblehome design has drawn parallels with the Zumwalt class of stealth destroyers designed for the US Navy.[11][13][15] It was also stated in the press release that the owner of mega yacht Pelorus — Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich — was not the customer behind Sigma. Nevertheless, because Pelorus was undergoing a concurrent refit at the same shipyard, and because both projects shared the same management company, there was continued speculation that the two vessels had a common owner throughout A's construction.[15][18][19] Melnichenko was not confirmed as the true owner until after the ship was delivered in July 2008.[11][20] In interviews for Yachts International and Die Zeit magazines, Starck gave details of the vessel's most innovative features. He described it as a "stealth yacht" with a very smooth hull design, which left almost no wake at 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph).[21][22] Its "purity" was, he said, a reflection of its owner, a "young and brilliant mathematician".[21] (Melnichenko is a reputed math prodigy.)[13] Martin Francis, the boat's technical and naval designer, was also interviewed for Yachts International in 2008, and he too cited the boat's efficiency through the water and its small bow wake as a major innovation.[8] Francis explained that typically the shipyard will do the hull testing, but in A's case a model was built and tested in the Solent estuary early in the design process, long prior to the involvement of any builders. Name: A Owner: Andrey Melnichenko Port of registry: Hamilton, Bermuda[1] Ordered: November 2004[2] Builder: Blohm + Voss Cost: c. US$300 million Launched: 3 January 2008[3] Status: Delivered General characteristics Type: Private motor yacht Tonnage: 5,500 tonnes[4] Displacement: 5,959 tonnes[5] Length: 119.0 m (390.4 ft)[4] Beam: 18.87 m (61.9 ft)[4] Draft: 5.15 m (16.9 ft)[4] Installed power: 9,000 kW (12,000 hp)[4] Propulsion: 2 × MAN RK280 diesel engines[4] Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph)[4] Range: 6,500 NM (12,000 km; 7,500 mi)[4] Boats & landing craft carried: 1 × Philippe Starck custom made covered tender 1 × Philippe Starck custom made open tender 1 × Pascoe SY10 2 × rescue tenders[1] Capacity: 14[4] Crew: 37 (+5)[4] Aviation facilities: 1 × helipad (forward deck)[
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MS Zuiderdam - Holland America Line
 
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MS Zuiderdam From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is a Vista class cruise ship owned and operated by Holland America Line (HAL). It is the lead ship of the Vista class vessels, so named for the extensive use of glass in their superstructure, and is sister to three other HAL ships, Oosterdam, Westerdam, and Noordam. The prefixes of the four ships' names represent the four directions of the compass in Dutch. The ship shares similar exterior dimensions with Carnival Cruise Lines' and Costa Cruises' Spirit Class. Cunard Line's Queen Victoria is an enlarged version of the same design, as is HAL's Signature Class. As with all Vista-class ships, Zuiderdam is equipped with a diesel-electric power plant and an Azipod propulsion system, and eighty-five percent of her staterooms have ocean views and sixty-seven percent have verandahs. Her art collection carries a Venetian theme throughout the ship; the most dazzling features figures in the time of Carnival in Venice, created by Daniel Ogier. Name: Zuiderdam Namesake: Named for the southern compass point Operator: Holland America Line Port of registry: Netherlands Builder: Fincantieri Yard number: Marghera 6075 Launched: 14 December 2001 Acquired: 15 November 2002 Maiden voyage: 14 December 2002 In service: 14 December 2002 Identification: Call sign PBIG IMO number: 9221279 MMSI number: 245304000 Status: In service General characteristics Class & type: Vista class cruise ship Tonnage: 81,769 GT 10,965 DWT Length: 291 m (954.7 ft) Beam: 32 m (105.0 ft) Height: 57.83 m (189.73 ft) keel to funnel top[citation needed] Draught: 7.80 m (25.59 ft) max Decks: 11 passenger decks, 15 total Installed power: 1 × GE LM 2500 gas turbine,[3] Sulzer (now Wärtsilä) ZAV40S 3 × 16-cylinder diesels, 2 × 12-cylinder diesels combined 51840 kW Propulsion: Azipod Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph) (maximum) 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph) (service) Capacity: 1,916 passengers 2,272 passengers (maximum) Crew: 842
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Hellenic Navy - IKARIA L175
 
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Ικαρία ΙΙ (Αρματαγωγό) / L-175 Ικαρία ΙΙ (αρματαγωγό) Πληροφορίες Δίδυμα σκάφη ‘Σάμος V’, ‘Λέσβος V’, και ‘Χίος VΙ’. Γενικά χαρακτηριστικά Εκτόπισμα 2770 / 4930 τόνοι Μήκος 116 μέτρα Πλάτος 15,3 μέτρα Βύθισμα 4,6 μέτρα Πρόωση 2 κατασκευής WARTSILA τύπου NOHAB 1625 3650 KW κάθε μία 900 RPM Ταχύτητα 17 Knots Πλήρωμα 116 άτομα Οπλισμός OTO MELARA 76/62 BOFORS K70 REIN METAL, πυροβόλα RHEIMENTAL 20MM, 2 εξαπλούς εκτοξευτήρες SRBOC, SDS τύπου VEGA Το Α/Γ ‘ΙΚΑΡΙΑ ΙΙ’ είναι το τέταρτο Α/Γ τυπου ‘ΣΑΜΟΣ V’ που σχεδιάστηκε από Πολεμικό Ναυτικό και ναυπηγήθηκε στα Ναυπηγεία Ελευσίνας και εντάχθηκε στο Ελληνικό ναυτικό τον Οκτώβριο του 1999. Καθελκύστηκε τον Οκτώβριο του 1998. Ομοίου τύπου πλοία : ‘Σάμος V’, ‘Χίος VΙ’, ‘Λέσβος V’ και ‘Ικαρία ΙΙ’. Ολικό μήκος : 116μ. – Μέγιστο πλάτος : 15.3μ – Μέγιστο βύθισμα : 4.6 μ. – Εκτόπισμα έκφορτο : 4.930 ΤΝ. – Εκτόπισμα άφορτο : 2.770 ΤΝ. – Κύριες μηχανές : 2 κατασκευής WARTSILA τύπου NOHAB 1625 3650 KW κάθε μία 900 RPM. – Ταχύτητα : 17 Knots. – Πλήρωμα : 116 άτομα. – Οπλισμός : OTO MELARA 76/62 BOFORS K70 REIN METAL, πυροβόλα RHEIMENTAL 20MM, 2 εξαπλούς εκτοξευτήρες SRBOC, SDS τύπου VEGA, ΟΚ τύπου PANTA. The Jason Class LST (tank landing ship) was ordered to Elefsis Shipyards in 1986. Along with the Zubr class LCAC, they are the primary amphibious warfare ships of the Hellenic Navy. The first was laid down on 18 April 1987, second in September 1987, third in May 1988, fourth in April 1989 and fifth in November 1989. Completion of all five and in particular the last three, severely delayed by shipyard financial problems. The shipyard was privatised in October 1997 and progress has markedly improved since then. Builders: Hellenic Shipyards, Greece Operators: Hellenic Navy Built: 1993-2000 In commission: 1994 - present day Completed: 5 Active: 5 General characteristics Type: Landing Ship Tank Displacement: 4,470 tons full load Length: 116 metres Beam: 15.3 metres Draught: 3.4 metres Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 Wärtsilä Nohab 16V25 diesels; 9,200 hp(m) (6.76 MW) sustained Speed: 16 kn Sensors and processing systems: Radars: Thomson-CSF Triton; G-band Fire control: Thomson-CSF Pollux; I/J-band Navigation: Kelvin Hughes Type 1007; I-band Armament: 1 Oto Melara 76mm/62 Mod 9 compact 2 Breda 40mm/70 4 - Rheinmetall 20mm (2 twin) Aircraft carried: 1 platform for medium helicopter
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MS Dunnottar Castle or MS Princesa Victoria 1936-2004
 
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MS Dunnottar Castle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The MS Dunnottar Castle was the original name of a twin-screw passenger ship built in 1936 and more widely known under her later name Victoria or The Victoria. Victoria was a cruise liner first operated by the Incres Steamship Co and later by Chandris Lines in the Caribbean Sea. Victoria was sold to Louis Cruise Lines in 1993 which operated the ship as Princesa Victoria until it was scrapped in India in 2004. Victoria retained a classic liner look with several features unchanged since her pre-war construction for her entire operational life. The ship's final incarnation was as the Princesa Victoria making 2 and 3-day cruises from Cyprus under the ownership of Louis Cruise Lines. During the winter seasons, Princesa Victoria was laid up in Perama. She was used as a shore-side hotel-ship for Expo '98 and for the G8 summit in Genoa in 2001. Finally, the ship was laid up in 2002 and broken up in 2004 at the Kumar Steel Breakers Yard in India. At the time, she was the oldest large liner still operating anywhere in the world. Name: Dunnottar Castle (1936-1958) Victoria (1958-1975) The Victoria (1976-1993) Princesa Victoria (1993-2004) Operator: Union-Castle (1936-1958) Incres SS Co (1958-1964) Clipper Line (1964-1975) Chandris Lines (1975-1993) Louis Cruise Lines (1993-2004) Builder: Harland and Wolff Yard number: 959[1] Laid down: 1935 Launched: 25 January 1936 Completed: 27 June 1936[1] Maiden voyage: July 1936 Out of service: 2004 Fate: Scrapped at Kumar Steel Breakers Yard in India, 2004 General characteristics Tonnage: 15,007 GRT as built Length: 560ft. (174m.) as built Beam: 72ft. (22m.) as built Draft: 22.2ft. (8.1m) Propulsion: Burmeister & Wain Diesels as built, in 1959 refitted with Fiat diesel-engines Speed: 18 knots Capacity: 285 first class, 250 tourist class as built, 696 single-class at the time of scrapping Crew: 250 as built
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YM MOBILITY- 306m Container Ship in Limassol Cyprus
 
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Vessel Name: YM MOBILITY Operator: Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp. Type: Full Container Ship Flag: Liberia Class: Call Sign: A8XY6 Built Year: 2011 Service Speed: 25.6 Dead weight Ton: 81145 Tons Gross Ton: 76787 Tons Net Ton: Length: 305 M Width: Depth: Summer Draft: TEU: 6589 ReeferPlug: 500 Derricks: Lioyd's number: 9457737 P & I:
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Russian landing ships carrying munitions directed to MED. sea.
 
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Alligator-class landing ship From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Project 1171 (Tapir) class landing ship (NATO reporting name: Alligator) is a class of Soviet / Russian general purpose, beachable amphibious transport docks (Soviet classification: Large landing ship, Operators: Russian Navy Ukrainian Navy Succeeded by: Ivan Gren class landing ship In commission: 1964 Planned: 15 Completed: 14 Cancelled: 1 Active: 4 Laid up: 1 Retired: 10 Preserved: 4 General characteristics Type: Landing Ship Tank Displacement: 3,400 tons standard 4,360-4,700 tons full load Length: 112.8 metres (370 ft)–113.1 metres (371 ft) long Beam: 15.3 metres (50 ft)–15.6 metres (51 ft) beam Propulsion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, 9,000 bhp (6,700 kW) Speed: 16-18 knots (33 km/h) Capacity: 1,000 tons Troops: 300-425 troops or 20 tanks or 40 AFV's or 1,000 tons Crew: 55 Armament: Missiles: 1 122mm UMS-72 Grad-M bombardment RL in some, 3 SA-N-5 SAM positions in some.Template:Norman Polmar pp 219; The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy. 5th Ed Guns: 1 dual 57mm/70cal DP, 2 dual 25 mm AA in some. Template:Norman Polmar pp 219; The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy. 5th Ed Ropucha-class landing ship The Ropucha (toad), or Project 775 class landing ships are classified in the Russian Navy as "large landing craft" (Bol'shoy Desantnyy Korabl). They were built in Poland in the Stocznia Północna shipyards, in Gdańsk. They are designed for beach landings and can carry a 450-ton cargo. The ships have both bow and stern doors for loading and unloading vehicles, and the 630 m² of vehicle deck stretches the length of the hull. Up to 25 armored personnel carriers can be embarked. Builders: Stocznia Północna shipyard at Gdańsk, Poland Operators: Russian Navy Ukrainian Navy Yemen Yemen Navy Preceded by: Polnocny class landing ship Subclasses: Project 775(Ropucha I), Project 775M(Ropucha II) In commission: 1975 Completed: 28 Active: Project 775: 12 Project 775M: 4 General characteristics [1] Type: Landing Ship Tank Displacement: 2,200 tons standard 4,080 tons full load Length: 112,5 m Beam: 15 m Draft: 3.7 m Propulsion: 2 diesel engines; 2 propellers, 19,200 hp Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h) Range: 6,100 nm at 15 knots (28 km/h) Capacity: 10 main battle tanks and 340 troops or 12 BTR and 340 troops or 3 main battle tanks, 3 2S9 Nona-S, 5 MT-LB, 4 army trucks and 313 troops or 500 tons of cargo Complement: 87-98 Armament: 2* 2*57 mm AK-257 guns (Ropucha I) 1* 76 mm AK-176 (Ropucha II) 2* 30*122 mm rocket launcher A-215 Grad-M Strela 2(SA-N-5) surface-to-air missile system(4 launchers) 2* 30 mm AK-630 six-barreled gatling guns (Ropucha II)
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Russian Navy - Pytlivyy 868
 
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Krivak-class frigate From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia he Project 1135 Burevestnik (Storm Petrel) class were a series of frigates or guard ships (patrol boats). Built in the Soviet Union, the ships were commissioned primarily for the Soviet Navy since 1970, later some sub-branch was designed for coastal patrol. Until 1977 the class was considered as a big anti-submarine ship. These ships are commonly known by their NATO reporting class name of Krivak and are divided into Krivak I, Krivak II (both navy), and Krivak III (coast guard) classes. These ships were designed as a successor to the Riga class. The design started in the late 1950s and matured as an anti-submarine ship in the 1960s. The first ship was Soviet frigate Bditelnyy that was commissioned in 1970. A total of 40 ships were built, 32 ships for the Soviet Navy (Russian Navy) and 8 modified ships of Nerey (Krivak III) subclass for the KGB Maritime Border Guard. Currently 7 of Nerey subclass are in FSB Coast Guard and one is part of Ukrainian Navy. The ship's unique features—the bow missile box, the stack and the angled mast, earned it a rap-like nickname among U. S. sailors that comes from their foreign ship silhouette identification training — "Hot dog pack, Smokestack, Guns in Back — Krivak."[1][2] How many ships remain in active duty is uncertain. According to some sources Russia has four units in service and the Ukrainian Navy, one.[3][4] Russian press listed three units operational in February 2008, one with the Baltic Fleet and two with the Black Sea Fleet (BSF).[5] The Indian Navy ordered six frigates of upgraded Krivak III class as the Talwar class. Three ships were delivered in 2003–2004. Three more were delivered in 2011–2012. On 12 October 2010, it was announced that the Yantar Yard at Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea had won a contract to construct three new warships for the Russian Navy. The construction of the frigates for the Russian Navy will be carried out in parallel with the construction of the same-type frigates for the Indian Navy. Class overview Name: Krivak class (Project 1135) Builders: Yantar yard, Kaliningrad Zhdanov yard, Saint-Petersburg (now Severnaya) Baltik yard, Saint-Petersburg Zaliv yard, Kerch Operators: Russian Navy Russia, Flag of border service 2008.svg FSB Coast Guard Indian Navy Ukrainian Navy Korean People's Army Naval Force Preceded by: Riga class Subclasses: Talwar class Admiral Grigorovich class Completed: 40 (32 project 1135, 1135M and 11352/11353 plus 8 project 11351) Cancelled: 1 (project 11351) Active: 4 active in Russia, 1 active in Ukraine (only project 1135, 1135M and 11351) General characteristics Type: Frigate / Guard ship SKR (Russian classification) Displacement: 3,300 tons standard, 3,575 tons full load Length: 405.3 ft (123.5 m) Beam: 46.3 ft (14.1 m) Draught: 15.1 ft (4.6 m) Propulsion: 2 shaft; COGAG 2 x M-8k , 40,000 shp (30,000 kW) or DK59 13.5 MW or DT59 16.9 MW gas-turbines 2 x M-62 7.4 MW or DS71 13.4 gas-turbines (cruise), 14,950 shp (11,150 kW) Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h) Range: 4,995 nmi (9,251 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h) Complement: 200 Sensors and processing systems: Radar: 1 MR-755 Fregat-M/Half Plate air/surf search Sonar: Zvezda-2 suite with MGK-345 Bronza/Ox Yoke bow mounted LF, Ox Tail LF VDS Fire control: Purga ASW combat system, 2 Drakon/Eye Bowl SSM targeting, 2 MPZ-301 Baza/Pop Group Electronic warfare & decoys: Start suite with Bell Shroud intercept, Bell Squat jammer, 4 PK-16 decoy RL, 8 PK-10 decoy RL, 2 towed decoys Armament: 1 × 4 URK-5 (SS-N-14 'Silex') SSM/ASW missiles 2 × Osa-MA SAM systems SA-N-4'Gecko' SAM (40 missiles) 4 × 76 mm guns (2×2) (Burevestnik M had 2 × 1 100 mm guns) 2 × RBU-6000 anti-submarine rockets 2 × 4 533 mm torpedo tubes Aircraft carried: Ka-27 on Krivak III only
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HELLENIC NAVY - HS PROMETHEUS (A-374)
 
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HS PROMETHEUS (A-374) General Support Ship Etna type Characteristics PROMETHEUS 1Builders: Elefsis Shipyard Launched: 19/02/2002 Commissioned: 8/07/2003 Displacement Full Load (tonnes): 13,400 Length (m): 146 Beam (m): 21 Draught (m): 7.5 Speed (knots): 20.5 Main machinery: 2 Sultzer 12V ZA40S diesels; 22,400 hp (2x8,640 KW); 2 shafts with controllable pitch propellers; 1 bow thruster. Range: 7,600 nautical miles at 18 knots. Transport Capacity: 5,400 tonnes Diesel oil; 1,500 cubic meters JP5 aviation fuel; 30 tonnes Lubrication oil; 160 tonnes Fresh water. Other Facilities: 30,000 rations of food supplies; up to 12 containers; 20 tonnes Spare parts; accommodation for 245 crew; Hospital facilities; NBC protection. Cargo transfer system: 1 frame with 2 lateral liquid transfer stations; 1 fuel transfer station astern. Guns: 1 CIWS Vulcan Phalanx Mk 15 Mod 12 20 mm (+1 to be fitted). 4 Rheinmetall 20 mm. Machine Guns: 2x 0.5 in (12.7 mm ); 6x 0.30 in (7.6 mm ), 2x MG -3 7.62 mm. Radars: Surface search: Raytheon SPS -10 D; G band. Navigation: 2 GEM LD -1825; I-band. Helicopters: Platform for 2 medium size (15 tonnes). HS Prometheus was built by Elefsis Shipyard based to the design of Fincantieri, Italy and has as sister ship LSV ETNA, Italian Navy. The purpose of HS Prometheus (A 374) is to fully support the long-range missions of the Hellenic Fleet or a naval squadron. The logistic support vessel has to be in position to refuel the squadron and also provide full logistic support in terms of repair workshops, spare parts, ammunition replenishment and supplies. HS Prometheus is also capable of performing civil protection roles at times of crisis. The ship has high autonomous capacity to provide electrical power, fresh water and prepared meals and also has fully equipped hospital and medical facilities on board. The choice of the name PROMETHEUS for the new Logistic Support vessel refers straight to the Greek mythology. Prometheus was a Titan who with the help of Goddess Athena and breaking Zeus' order, stole the secret of Fire (Energy) and gave it as a gift to Man. Throughout history Prometheus has symbolized unyielding strength that resists oppression.
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SPM with Product transfer system
 
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Single buoy mooring From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A Single buoy mooring (SBM) (also known as single-point mooring or SPM) is a loading buoy anchored offshore, that serves as a mooring point and interconnect for tankers loading or offloading gas or liquid products. SPMs are the link between geostatic subsea manifold connections and weathervaning tankers. They are capable of handling any size ship, even very large crude carriers (VLCC) where no alternative facility is available. Parts[edit] There are four parts in the total buoying system: the body of the buoy, mooring and anchoring elements, product transfer system and other components. Buoy body[edit] The buoy body usually is supported on static legs attached to the seabed, with a rotating part above water level connected to the (off)loading tanker. The two sections are linked by a roller bearing, referred to as the "main bearing". The moored tanker can freely weather vane around the buoy and find a stable position due to this arrangement. Mooring and anchoring parts[1][edit] Moorings fix the buoy to the seabed. Buoy design must account for the behaviour of the buoy given applicable wind, wave and current conditions and tanker sizes. This determines the optimum mooring arrangement and size of the various mooring leg components. Anchoring points are greatly dependent on local soil condition. Mooring components[1][edit] Anchors or piles - To connect the mooring to the seabed Sinker or anchor chain joint to buoy (SPM) Anchor chain Chainstoppers - To connect the chains to the buoy Manpower Hawser arrangement[edit] A tanker is moored to a buoy by means of a hawser arrangement. Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) standards are available for mooring systems. The hawser arrangement usually consist of nylon rope, which is shackled to an integrated mooring uni-joint on the buoy deck. At the tanker end of the hawser, a chafe chain is connected to prevent damage from the tanker fairlead. A load pin can be applied to the mooring uni-joint on the buoy deck to measure hawser loads. Hawser systems use either one or two ropes depending on the largest size of vessel which would be moored to the buoy. The ropes would either be single-leg or grommet leg type ropes. These are usually connected to an OCIMF chafe chain on the export tanker side (either type A or B depending on the maximum size of the tanker and the mooring loads). This chafe chain would then be held in the chain stopper on board the export tanker. A basic hawser system would consist of the following (working from the buoy outwards): Buoy-side shackle and bridle assembly for connection to the padeye on the buoy; Mooring hawser shackle; Mooring hawser; Chafe chain assembly; Support buoy; Pick-up / messenger lines; Marker buoy for retrieval from the water. Under OCIMF recommendations, the hawser arrangement would normally be purchased as a full assembly from a manufacturer. Product transfer system[edit] The heart of each buoy is the product transfer system. From a geostatic location, e.g. a pipeline end manifold (PLEM) located on the seabed, this system transfers products to the offtake tanker. The basic product transfer system components are: Flexible subsea hoses, generally referred to as “risers” Floating hose string(s) Marine Breakaway Coupling Product swivel, valves and piping Risers[edit] The risers are flexible hoses that connect the subsea piping to the buoy. Configuration of these risers can vary depending on water depth, sea state, buoy motions, etc. Floating hose string[edit] Floating hose string(s) connect the buoy to the offloading tanker. The hose string can be equipped with a breakaway coupling to prevent rupture of hoses/hawser and subsequent oil spills. Product swivel[edit] The product swivel is the connection between the geostatic and the rotating parts of the buoy. The swivel enables an offloading tanker to rotate with respect to the mooring buoy. Product swivels range in size depending on the size of attached piping and risers. Product swivels can provide one or several independent paths for fluids, gases, electrical signals or power. Swivels are equipped with a multiple seal arrangement to minimise the possibility of leakage of product into the environment. Other components[edit] Other possible components of SPMs are: A boat landing, providing access to the buoy deck, Fendering to protect the buoy, Lifting and handling equipment to aid materials handling, Navigational aids for maritime visibility, and fog horn to keep moving vessel alert. An electrical subsystem to enable valve operation and to power navigation aids or other equipment.
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Eclipse – $1,500.000.000 - Mega Yacht - 164 m
 
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Eclipse – $1.5 billion Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is proud owner of the Eclipse, the second most expensive yacht in the world. Rumoured to be worth $800,000 to $1.5 billion, it was built by Blohm and Voss of Hamburg and measures 536 feet long also making it the second largest in the world. The Eclipse’s immense size allows space for the boat’s many extravagant features including 24 guest cabins, two swimming pools, several hot tubs, and a disco hall not to mention the two helicopter pads, three launch boats and mini-submarine capable of submerging up to 50 metres underwater. Furthermore, for maximum security, the Eclipse is fitted with intruder detection systems and a missile defence system whilst the master bedroom and bridge of the yacht features fitted armour plating and bulletproof windows. Finally, this unique vessel boasts an anti-paparazzi shield which consists of lasers sweeping the surrounding areas. Upon detection of possible lurking professional photographers, a light is shone directly upon the camera to prevent a photograph being taken. Finally, a whopping 70 member crew is required to maintain this floating extravagance. Read more at: http://www.beautifullife.info/automotive-design/worlds-top-10-most-expensive-luxury-yachts/
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RUSSIAN NAVY - Dubna - light fleet oiler
 
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Dubna class light fleet oilers (2 ships) Displacement: 11,140 tons full load Dimensions: 130.1 x 20 x 7.2 meters/426.8 x 65.6 x 23.6 feet Propulsion: 1 diesel, 1 shaft, 6,000 bhp, 15.5 knots Crew: 62 civilian Cargo: 2,100 tons bunker fuel, 2,080 tons diesel, 120 tons lube oil, 900 tons water, 50 tons provisions, 50 tons spares Concept/Program: Small Finnish-built tankers, with minimal dry cargo/stores transfer capability. Pechenga is operating in commercial service with solid stores transfer rigs removed. Classification: Voyenyy Tanker (VT); Military Tanker. Builders: Rauma-Repola, Rauma, Finland. Disposals/Reserve: Sventa to Ukraine 1997, Irkut stricken 1996. Name Year FLT Homeport Notes Dubna 1974 BLK Pechenga 1978 PAC
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Avoidance of ships collision in the last minute.......
 
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HOEGH TRAVELLER Vehicles Carrier IMO: 9710737 MMSI: 259075000 Call Sign: LAUN7 Flag: Norway [NO] AIS Vessel Type: Passenger Gross Tonnage: 76420 Deadweight: 21918 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 199.9m × 36m Year Built: 2016 Status: Active SAIPEM FDS Pipe Layer IMO: 9210749 MMSI: 311066000 Call Sign: C6RK6 Flag: Bahamas [BS] AIS Vessel Type: Other Gross Tonnage: 21049 Deadweight: 11000 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 163.46m × 30.04m Year Built: 2000 Status: Active Read more at http://www.marinetraffic.com
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Royal Navy - ANVIL POINT-Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
 
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Point-class sealift ship From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For the United States Coast Guard vessels see Point Class Cutters (USCG). This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2013) Mv longstone.jpg MV Longstone Class overview Name: Point class Builders: Flensburger Schiffbau (4 ships) Harland & Wolff, Belfast (2 ships) Operators: Foreland Shipping Ltd (formerly AWSR Ltd) In service: 2002–current Completed: 6 Active: 4 under contract with the MOD General characteristics Type: Roll-on/roll-off Displacement: 23,000 tonnes full load[1] Length: 193.0 m (633.2 ft)[1] Beam: 26.0 m (85.3 ft)[1] Draught: 7.6 m (25 ft)[1] Propulsion: 2 x MaK 94M43 diesels; 21,700 hp 2 propellers bow thruster Speed: 21.5 knots (39.8 km/h) Range: 9,200 nautical miles (17,000 km) at 21.5 knots (39.8 km/h) Capacity: 14,200 dwt 2,650 linear metres of space for vehicles 130 armoured vehicles and 60 trucks and ammunition or 8,000 tonnes of vehicles Sensors and processing systems: I-band navigation radar Armament: None Aviation facilities: Can carry up to four helicopters including Chinnok, Merlin and Lynx Notes: Sourced from Jane's Fighting Ships 2008–2009, p. 876 The Point class is a class of six roll-on/roll-off sealift ships originally procured under a Private Finance Initiative to be available for use as naval auxiliaries to the British armed forces. Two of the ships have now been released from the contract, leaving four available for service with the military.
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Hellenic Navy - P70 Grigoropoulos-fast attack craft
 
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Roussen-class fast attack craft From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Roussen class is a 7-strong class of British-designed Fast attack craft for the Hellenic Navy. The class is named after its lead ship, which in turn is named after Lt Nikolaos Roussen, a World War II submarines officer who was killed in the suppression of the Navy mutiny in April 1944. Name: Roussen, Super Vita Builders: Elefsis Shipyards BAE Systems Surface Ships Operators: Hellenic Navy Preceded by: La Combattante IIIb In commission: 2005 - present day Building: 2 Planned: 7 Completed: 5 Active: P67 Roussen P68 Daniolos P69 Krystallides P70 Grigoropoulos P71 Ritsos General characteristics Type: FACM Displacement: 580 tons Length: 62 m Beam: 9.5 m Draught: 2.6 m Propulsion: 4 × MTU 16V595 TE90 diesel engines 23,500 hp Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph) Complement: 45 Sensors and processing systems: Thales MW08 3D G-band surveillance radar Thales Mirador electro-optical target tracker Thales Scout MkII low probability of intercept radar Sperry Marine Bridgemaster-E navigation radar Tacticos combat management system Aeromaritime IFF Mk12 ICS 2000 integrated communications system Electronic warfare and decoys: DR 3000 ESM system Argo AR 900 ESM system 1 SRBOC decoy launcher Armament: 1 x OTO Melara 76 mm/62 cal. 8 MM40 Block 3 anti-ship missiles Mk31 21-cell launcher of RAM Block 1 surface-to-air missiles 2 x Oto Melara 30mm cannons
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USS Blue Ridge - LCC 19
 
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USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge–class command ships of the United States Navy, and is the command ship of the United States Seventh Fleet. Her primary role is to provide command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) support to the commander and staff of the United States Seventh Fleet. She is currently forward-deployed to U.S. Navy Fleet Activities, Yokosuka in Japan, and is the third Navy ship named after the Blue Ridge Mountains, a range of mountains in the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. Blue Ridge is the oldest deployable warship of the U.S. Navy, following the decommissioning of USS Denver (LPD-9) in Pearl Harbor on 14 August 2014.[2][3] As of 2011, Blue Ridge was expected to remain in service until 2039. was put "in commission special" on 14 November 1970, at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard as an Amphibious Command and Control (LCC) ship, with Captain Kent J. Carroll (Vice Admiral Carroll, Ret.) as the Commanding Officer. The ship was sponsored by Mrs. Gretchen Byrd, wife of the U. S. Senator from Virginia, Harry F. Byrd, Jr.. The principal speaker at the ceremony was the Honorable John W. Warner, Under Secretary of the Navy and later Senator from Virginia. [6] Blue Ridge was the replacement for the USS Estes (LCC-12), but Estes was decommissioned earlier than planned in October 1969 due to the budget cuts of the late 1960s.[7] Blue Ridge was the first ship of her class and represented almost 7 years of planning and construction work. The result was a ship specifically designed from the keel up as a command and control ship. As designed, Blue Ridge was capable of supporting the staff of both the Commander of an Amphibious Task Force and the staff of the Commanding General of the Landing Force. The advanced computer system, extensive communications package and modern surveillance and detection systems was molded into the most advanced joint amphibious command and control center ever constructed.[8] Original Specifications At the time of her commissioning, Blue Ridge had the distinction of carrying the world's most sophisticated electronics suite. It was said to be some thirty percent larger than that of the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) which had been the most complex. Blue Ridge was armed with a "main battery" of computers, communications gear, and other electronic facilities to fulfill her mission as a command ship. An extremely refined communications system was also an integral part of the ship's radical new design. Through an automated patch panel and computer controlled switching matrix her crew could utilize any combination of communication equipment desired. The clean topside area is the result of careful design intended to minimize the ship's interference with her own communications system.[9] US Navy long range communications were heavily reliant on High frequency radio systems in the 1970s and have evolved to predominately satellite communications in the 2000s. This is illustrated by the long wire antennas and the directional HF yagi or log-periodic antenna initially installed on Blue Ridge and later removed and replaced with a number of satellite communications antennas. Besides small arms, Blue Ridge was armed with two twin Mark 33 3″/50 caliber guns at commissioning, though they have since been removed. She also carried two Mark 25 launchers and electronics for the Basic Point Defense Missile System (BPDMS) which was added sometime in the 1970s and removed in the 1990s. Two 20mm Phalanx CIWS systems were added in the 1980s for point defense. In recent years she has also carried 25mm Bushmaster cannons. Name: USS Blue Ridge Namesake: Blue Ridge Mountains Operator: United States Navy Ordered: 31 December 1964 Builder: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Laid down: 27 February 1967 Launched: 4 January 1969 Sponsored by: Mrs. Gretchen Thompson-Byrd (1917–1989) Commissioned: 14 November 1970[1] Homeport: Yokosuka, Japan Motto: Finest in the Fleet Status: In active service, as of 2015 Badge: USS Blue Ridge LCC-19 Crest.png General characteristics Class & type: Blue Ridge class command ship Displacement: 19,609 tons Length: 194 m (636.5 ft) Beam: 32.9 m (108 ft) Draft: 8.8 m (26.9 ft) Propulsion: Two boilers, one geared turbine Speed: 23 kn (43 km/h) Range: 10,000 nmi (19,000 km) Complement: Crew: 52 Officer, 790 Enlisted With Command Staff: 268 Officers, 1173 Enlisted Armament: 2× Phalanx CIWS guns 4× 25 mm Bushmaster cannons 8× .50 cal. Machine guns Mark 36 SRBOC chaff rockets Aircraft carried: Two helicopters, currently the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk Aviation facilities: No Hangar
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MSC Musica - LIMASSOL 28/11/2015
 
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MSC Musica From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Is the first Musica-class[1] cruise ship built in 2006 and operated by MSC Cruises. The vessel has a 1,268 passenger cabins which can accommodate 2,536 passengers double occupancy, served by approximately 990 crew members. 65% of her passenger cabins have a balcony with a further 14% having a window. Inside cabins constitute 21% of the total. The majority of cabins have one or two extra pull-down bunks so her actual maximum passenger capacity is considerably higher than 2,536. These are employed to fulfil MSC's 'children go free' policy and, depending upon the itinerary and time of year, the ship can be busy with children. There are only 18 suites, all located forward on deck 15. MSC Musica‍ '​s itineraries cover Mediterranean ports including Dubrovnik; Corfu; Katakolon; Mykonos; Piraeus; Rhodes; Santorini; Bari; Venice; Valletta; Málaga; Palma de Mallorca and İzmir and Atlantic Ocean ports including Búzios; Ilha Grande; Rio de Janeiro; Salvador; Santos; Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Funchal. She currently crosses from the Mediterranean to South America late Autumn and returns in the Spring. Name: MSC Musica Owner: MSC Cruises Operator: MSC Cruises Port of registry: Panama City, Panama Builder: Chantiers de l'Atlantique Completed: 2006 In service: 2006 Identification: Call sign: 3EFK6 IMO number: 9320087 MMSI number: 352003000 Status: In service General characteristics Class & type: Musica-class cruise ship Tonnage: 92,409 GT Length: 964 ft (293.83 m) Beam: 106 ft (32.31 m) Decks: 13 Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph) Capacity: 2,550 passengers Crew: 987
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Mega Yacht -Variety Voyager- 68 m
 
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Variety Voyager Cruise Vessel The newly built 68 m/ 223 ft. state of the art Mega Yacht can accommodate 72 passengers in 36 cabins. Built under the latest International “Safety of Life At Sea” (SOLAS 2010) regulations and classified by RINA Classification Society, the Variety Voyager guarantees guests safety along with incomparable comfort and elegance. The Variety Voyager will seduce her passengers with her sleek lines and ample deck space, very much what one expects from a millionaire’s super yacht. Inside, cabins and public areas are finished with warm fabrics, rich marbles, Axminster carpeting and soft tone wood panelling. Everywhere, unobstructed views of the sea and of the ports visited. And above all, the professional service of a crew of 30, always with a smile and a true desire to satisfy our guest’s requests. Yacht Specifications Launched: 2012 Classification: RINA Flag: Maltese Power: Caterpillar 3512 Length: 68m Beam: 11.5m Draft: 3.5m Cruising Speed: 14 knots Stabilisers: Yes Cabins: 36 Passengers: 72 Vessel Facilities – Variety Voyage 36 exterior and fully equipped cabins Indoor restaurant seating 75 passengers – Full height glass windows all around. Audiovisual equipment. Outdoor restaurant area seating 50 people and connected by sliding glass doors to the inside restaurant area. Lounge area at main deck seating 75 passengers and adjoining Reception area & Bar. Audiovisual equipment. Internet corner and library. Mini Spa , with massage room, sauna, hair and beauty care and fitness equipment Sun deck Lounge Bar -Partly shaded 200 m2 / 2,200 sq. ft sun bathing area with sunloungers and balinese beds at Sun Deck
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Costa Diadema-Costa Crociere
 
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Costa Diadema From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is a Dream-class cruise ship operated by Costa Crociere. The ship was ordered in October 2012 and was delivered to Costa on October 25, 2014.[2] Costa Diadema is the largest vessel flying an Italian flag and currently Costa Crociere's flagship. It was launched on 15 November 2013 by her madrina (godmother) Franca Grasso, a member of CostaClub chosen from among more than 12,000 guests who sailed on Costa ships in the Mediterranean during October and November 2013. Name: Costa Diadema Owner: Carnival Corporation & plc Operator: Costa Crociere Port of registry: Italy, Genoa Route: Naples, La Spezia, Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Palma De Mallorca. Ordered: 2012 Builder: Fincantieri Cost: € 550 Million Launched: November 15, 2013[1] Christened: November 7, 2014 Completed: October 25, 2014 Acquired: October 30, 2014 Maiden voyage: November 1, 2014 In service: November 8, 2014 Identification: Call sign: IBCX IMO number: 9636888 MMSI number: 247353700 Status: In service Notes: Largest ship in Costa fleet General characteristics Class & type: Dream-class cruise ship Tonnage: 132,500 GT Length: 306 m (1,003 ft 11 in) Beam: 37.20 m (122 ft 1 in) Speed: 22.4 knots (41 km/h; 26 mph) (maximum) Capacity: 4,947 passengers Crew: 1,253
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Russian Navy - SAMUM 616
 
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Russian Navy - SAMUM 616 - The nightmare of aircraft carriers Bora-class guided missile hovercraft From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Bora-class hoverborne guided missile corvette of the Russian Navy, also bears the NATO class name Dergach, is one of the few types of military surface effect ship built solely for marine combat purposes, rather than troop landing or transport. Its designation in the Soviet and Russian navies is Project 1239; the first vessel produced under this designation was Sivuch, which was later renamed Bora. It is one of the largest combat sea vehicles with catamaran design. The ship is one of many marine craft built by the Russian Federation for coastal defense, both domestically and for export. The weapons array Bora class warships carry varies depending on which of several configurations it is built to. The specifications listed are for the two existing craft. The Bora-class was designed in 1988 mainly for coastal defense and patrol duties against surface vessels, large and small. Two were built and are currently in service, both assigned to the Russian Black Sea Fleet. A future series of hovercraft have been planned based on this model for future production. Ships[edit] Bora (formerly Sivuch) (615) - Launched 1988, commissioned 1997. Black Sea Fleet. Samum (616) - Launched 1995, commissioned 2000. Black Sea Fleet Class overview Builders: Zelenodolsk, Kazan (Chief Designer - L. Elssky) Operators: Soviet Navy Russian Navy Built: 1988–1995 In commission: 1997– General characteristics Displacement: Around 1,050 tonnes (1,030 long tons) Length: 210 ft (64 m) Beam: 59 ft (18 m) Draught: 10 ft (3.0 m) Installed power: 4 × 200 kW diesel-driven generators Propulsion: Twin M10-D1 type gas turbine engines rated at 60,000 hp (45,000 kW) bound to two primary three-blade propellers Twin M511A reduction gear diesel engines rated at 20,000 hp (15,000 kW) bound to two primary three-blade propellers Twin M52OM3 auxiliary diesel engines driving superchargers rated at 6,800 horsepower (5,100 kW) used to inflate the skirts Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h) cruise 55 knots (63 mph; 102 km/h) maximum Range: 2,500 nmi (4,600 km) at 12 knots 800 nmi (1,500 km) at 55 knots (102 km/h) Endurance: 10 days Complement: 35 minimum 68 combat Sensors and processing systems: Monolit-E / Monument-E target detection and designation radar Pozitiv-ME1 air/surface search radar 5P-10E Fire Control Radar Anapa-ME1 sonar Moskit-E 3Ts-81E missile fire control system Various cannon and missile guidance and countermeasure systems Electronic warfare and decoys: Vympel-R2 suite with Foot Ball-A interceptors Half Hat-B interceptors 2 × PK-10 decoy rocket launchers 2 × PK-16 decoy rocket launchers Armament: 2 × Quadruple MT-206ME launchers for 3M-80E "Moskit" marine cruise missiles (or various others) 1 × 9K33M "Osa-MA" type surface-to-air missile system for anti-aircraft defense with 20 missiles 1 × AK–176M automatic 76.2 mm cannon or 1 × AK-100 automatic 100 mm cannon 2 × AK-630 30 mm anti-aircraft Gatling cannons 16 × 9K38 Igla man-portable shoulder mounted surface-to-air missile launcher sets 2 × 14.5 mm naval machine gun mounts 1 × DP-64 anti-saboteur grenade launcher Notes: Combat ready in rough weather up to Sea State 5
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Indonesian Navy - KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda
 
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Sigma-class corvette - Indonesian Navy - KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Sigma class corvette is a Dutch-built Navy vessel. It is a corvette or frigate with ocean capabilities. Modular design[edit] The basic design of the Sigma Patrol Series can vary as the hull segments are designed as components. Ships can vary in the number of hull segments and in the order in which they are placed. Sigma stands for Ship Integrated Geometrical Modularity Approach. The ship's main dimensions are named in the types itself, SIGMA 9113 stands for 91 meters long and 13 meters wide, same is with the SIGMA 10513, 105 meters in length and 13 meters wide. The design was derived from the earlier High Speed Displacement hull form by MARIN Teknikk AS in the 1970s. SIGMA 9113 The Indonesian variant is based on the Sigma 9113 design.[7] Work on the first of the class, KRI Diponegoro, began with the first steel cutting conducted in October 2004. The ship was christened on September 16, 2006 and commissioned on July 2, 2007 by Admiral Slamet Soebijanto, Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff.[8] Options for 2 other units were exercised on January 2006 with the first steel cut commenced on 3 April 2006[9] in Damen's Schelde Naval Shipbuilding yard, Vlissingen-Oost yard and not in Surabaya stated earlier. In 28 August 2007, Jane's Missiles and Rockets reported[10] that Indonesia was having problems securing the export license for the MM-40 Exocet block II and are considering Chinese made C-802 anti-ship missiles as alternatives. However, the ships have already been delivered with the Exocet missiles. Class overview Builders: Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Operators: Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) Royal Moroccan Navy Subclasses: 9113 (Indonesian corvette variant), 9813 (Moroccan heavy corvette variant), 10513 (Moroccan light frigate variant), 10514 (Indonesian frigate variant) Planned: 11 Completed: 7 Active: 7 General characteristics Type: Corvette or Frigate Displacement: 1,692 tons Length: 90.71 meters (297.62 feet) Beam: 13.02 meters (42.72 feet) Draft: 3.60 meters (11.81 feet) Propulsion: 2 x SEMT Pielstick 20PA6B STC rated at 8910 kW each driving a lightweight Geislinger coupling combination BE 72/20/125N + BF 110/50/2H (steel - composite coupling combination) 4 x Caterpillar 3406C TA generator rated at 350 kW each 1 x Caterpillar 3304B emergency generator rated at 105 kW 2 x shaft with Rolls Royce Kamewa 5 bladed CP propeller 2 x Renk ASL94 single step reduction gear[1] with passive roll stabilization Speed: Maximum: 28 knots (52 km/h) Cruising: 18 knots (33 km/h) Economy: 14 knots (26 km/h) Range: At cruising speed of 18 knots (33 km/h): 3,600 Nm (6,700 km) At economy speed of 14 knots (26 km/h): 4,800 Nm (8,900 km) Complement: 20, up to 80 Sensors and processing systems: Combat System: Thales Group TACTICOS[2] with 4 x Multifunction Operator Console Mk 3 2H Search radar: MW08 3D multibeam surveillance radar IFF: Thales TSB 2525 Mk XA (integrated with MW08) Navigation radar: Sperry Marine BridgeMasterE ARPA radar Fire control radar: LIROD Mk 2 tracking radar Data Link: LINK Y Mk 2 datalink system Sonar: Thales UMS 4132 Kingklip medium frequency active/passive ASW hull mounted sonar Internal Communications: Thales Communication's Fibre Optical COmmunications Network (FOCON) or EID's ICCS where on-board users have access to internal and/or external communication channels and integrated remote control of communications equipment Satellite Comms: Nera F series Navigation System: Raytheon Anschutz integrated navigation Integrated Platform Management System: Imtech UniMACs 3000 Integrated Bridge System[3] Electronic warfare and decoys: ESM: Thales DR3000 ECM: Racal Scorpion 2L Decoy: TERMA SKWS, DLT-12T 130mm decoy launchers, port, starboard Armament: Guns: 1 x Oto Melara 76 mm (A position) 2 x 20 mm Denel GI-2 (Licensed copy of GIAT M693/F2) (B position) Anti-air missile: 2 x quad (8) MBDA Mistral TETRAL, forward & aft Anti-surface missile: 4 x MBDA Exocet MM40 Block II Torpedoes: 2 x triple B515 launchers for EuroTorp 3A 244S Mode II/MU 90 Aviation facilities: landing pad, optional hangar
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Dilbar - $ 256.000.000 Mega Yacht 110m
 
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Dilbar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dilbar is a motor yacht built in 2008 by Lürssen. She is owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov and is named after his mother. With a length overall of 110.00 m (360.89 ft) and a beam of 16.00 m (52.49 ft)[1] she is one of the largest yachts in the world. Dilbar was designed by Tim Heywood to a specification that includes one helipad and the interiors are by Alberto Pinto. Career Cayman Islands Name: Dilbar Operator: Alisher Usmanov Builder: Lürssen Launched: 2008 Notes: Call sign: ZCXS9 IMO Number: 9526758 MMSI: 319526000 General characteristics Class and type: King Size Yacht Displacement: 4,100 metric tons Length: 110.00 m (360.89 ft) Beam: 16.00 m (52.49 ft) Draft: 3.20 m (10.5 ft) Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h) (maximum) 18.4 knots (34 km/h) (cruising) Capacity: 12 passengers Crew: 48 crew members
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HELLENIC NAVY - P69 Krystallidis - new video
 
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Roussen-class fast attack craft From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Roussen class is a seven-strong class of British-design fast attack missile boats improved and customized for the Hellenic Navy, also known as Super Vita. The class is named after its lead ship, which in turn is named after Lt Nikolaos Roussen, a World War II submarines officer who was killed in the suppression of the Navy mutiny in April 1944. PCB Krystallidis Name: Roussen, Super Vita Builders: Elefsis Shipyards BAE Systems Surface Ships Operators: Hellenic Navy Preceded by: La Combattante IIIb In commission: 2005 - present day Building: 2 Planned: 7 Completed: 5 Active: P67 Roussen P68 Daniolos P69 Krystallides P70 Grigoropoulos P71 Ritsos General characteristics Type: FACM Displacement: 580 tons / 668 tons fully loaded Length: 62 m Beam: 9.5 m Draught: 2.6 m Propulsion: 4 × MTU 16V595 TE90 diesel engines 23,500 hp Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph) Complement: 45 Sensors and processing systems: Thales MW08 3D G-band surveillance radar Thales Mirador electro-optical target tracker Thales Scout MkII low probability of intercept radar Sperry Marine Bridgemaster-E navigation radar Tacticos combat management system Aeromaritime IFF Mk12 ICS 2000 integrated communications system Electronic warfare & decoys: DR 3000 ESM system Argo AR 900 ESM system 1 SRBOC decoy launcher Armament: 1 × Oto Melara 76 mm/62 cal. 8 × MM40 Block 2/3 anti-ship missiles 1 × Mk31 21-cell launcher of RAM Block 1 surface-to-air missiles 2 × Oto Melara 30mm cannons
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Russian Navy - Zelenyy Dol - 602 (Lunched April 2015)
 
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Buyan-class corvette From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Buyan-class corvette was designed by Zelenodolsk Design and designated Project 21630 by the Russian Government. This is one of the newest corvettes of the Russian Navy. The first ship of her class, Astrakhan, was commissioned in September 2006, and assigned to the Caspian Flotilla. In August 2010 some information about newly modified Project 21631 ships was published. The lead ship of this project, Grad Sviyazhsk, was laid down on 27 August 2010. This ship is a missile version of Project 21630 "Buyan" small-size gunnery ship and is dubbed as "Buyan-M". This ship of Project 21631 is dedicated to the defense of national economic zones and its main purpose is engagement of surface warships. This is going to be an up-to-date ship armed with missile and artillery weapons, and equipped with electronic countermeasure equipment. The yard will build five ships including the lead one, since a contract was approved by the Russian defense ministry on 26 May 2010. One of the export variants of Project 21630, called Project 21632 "Tornado", will be purchased by Kazakhstan, Name: Buyan class or Project 21630 Builders: Almaz Shipyard, St. Petersburg Operators: Russian Navy Subclasses: Project 21631 "Buyan-M" Project 21632 "Tornado" Building: 4 Planned: 15 Completed: 8 Active: 8 General characteristics Type: Corvette Displacement: 500 tons standard (project 21630)[1] 949 tons full (project 21631)[2] Length: 62 m (203 ft) (21630)[1] 75 m (246 ft) (21631)[2] Beam: 9.6 m (31 ft) (21630)[1] 11 m (36 ft) (21631)[2] Height: 6.57 m (22 ft) Draft: 2 m (7 ft) (21630)[1] 2.5 m (8 ft) (21631)[2] Propulsion: 2 shaft CODAD, 4 x Zvezda M520, 14,584 shp (10,880 kW), Pumpjet. Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph) (21630)[1] 26 knots (48 km/h; 30 mph) (21631)[2] Range: 1,500 nmi (2,800 km; 1,700 mi) (21630)[1] 2,300 nmi (4,300 km; 2,600 mi) at 12 knots (21631)[2] Endurance: 10 days[2] Complement: 29-36 (21630)[1] 52 (21631)[2] Sensors and processing systems: Radar: MR-352 Pozitiv-M1.2 phased array radar system (Pozitiv-ME1.2 for export)[3] Fire Control: 5P-10-03 Laska (5P-10-03E for export)[3] Sonar: Anapa-M suite (Anapa-ME for export)[3] Navigational Radar: MR-231 Pal[3] Other: 1 x electro-optical surveillance device Electronic warfare & decoys: 2 × PK-10 decoy [3] Armament: 1 × 100 mm A-190 [3] 2 × 30 mm AK-630 (AK-630-M2 in 21631) 1 × 40 retractable A-215 "Grad-M" (only 21630) 2 × 4 UKSK VLS cells Kalibr-NK system (only 21631) 1 × 4 3M47 Gibka (only 21630) 2 × 4 Komar (only 21631)[4] 1 × DP-65 anti-saboteur grenade launcher 2 × 14.5 mm KPV type 3 × 7.62 mm PKM type (only 21631)
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