Watch the Building of Earth's Largest Ship!
101 years after the Titanic, the Maersk Triple E now claims the title of the world's largest ship - 400 meters long, weighing 165,000 tons. It took only three months to build this epic vessel in Korea. Let's watch, with this time lapse video made of more than 50,000 photos, how this was done...
The Reason Why the Bottom of a Ship is Painted Red
The part of the ship that is usually submerged underwater is commonly painted a different color than the rest of the ship, with a bright red hue being one of the most popular choices.
Welcome to a Tour of the World's Largest Cruise Ship
The recently-launched MS Symphony of the Seas is the largest passenger ship in the world, with a gross tonnage of 228,021 tons. She's also 1,184 feet in length, 215 feet wide and 238 feet high.
Is This 40ft Shipping Container Home the Future?
This spectacular 40 foot Shipping Container Home is a great example of this - it's packed with clever space-saving features, is solar powered, collects rain water and can even sleep up to seven people.
The NYC Apartment Made of Shipping Containers!
The fascinating story of a couple who decided it was cheaper to use 2 shipping containers from the shipping yard instead of building a house in New York. They were the first to do so, but this concept is breaking ground around the world, when considering the high costs of building a house.
The Incredible Wit and Logistics Behind Overnight Shipping
Just think about it, nowadays, you can ship a package from one corner of the world to another overnight. Isn’t that incredible? Incredibly expensive, too, of course, but have you ever wondered how it is actually possible to begin with?
10 of the Largest Ships and Yachts Ever Built!
Here are the largest ships and yachts, organized by type, ever built: Largest Cruise Ship - Oasis-Class - 1,181ft Source This title is shared by the three Oasis-class ships operated by the Royal Caribbean line. Oasis of the Seas was the first of the three ships to be built.
Why Are Ships Much Slower Than Other Vehicles?
Ships have enormous powerful engines compared to other vehicles like planes, cars, and trains. But why are they still so slow compared to all of these other forms of transportation? Well, there’s actually quite a neat explanation to this, and it has everything to do with water density.
These Ships Make Sure You Travel the Seas in Style
Each ship has its own unique quality, some more out-of-this-world than others. There is a cruise ship out there for everyone, designed top to bottom to make you get the most out of your trip.
This Has Got to Be One of the Eeriest Ghost Ship Stories
On October 11 1775, the whaling ship Herald was working the frigid waters off Greenland when it spotted a sailing ship.
Glimpse the Glamor Aboard These Luxurious Old Cruise Ships
The ships were built to be as beautiful as the most famous hotels in the world. There were plenty of staff to cater to passengers' every whim. The rooms were built so beautifully it beggars belief. Hollywood was able to entice European stars like Greta Garbo to America with this kind of travel.
Wow! This Sunken Ship is the Holy Grail of Shipwrecks!
Marine scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Massachusetts say that that ship – whose sunken riches are estimated to be worth around $17 billion – was discovered by an autonomous underwater vehicle called Remus 6000, during a survey off Colombia’s Barú Peninsula.
These Ships Were Sailing Long Before You Were Born
MV Astoria Type: Ocean liner/cruise ship Year Built: 1946 Claim to Fame: Oldest cruise ship still in service This ship has a long and checkered history. Starting off life in Sweden as the Stockholm , this ship was sadly involved in one of the worst maritime disasters in history.
How Do Massive Cruise Ships Keep Afloat in Stormy Weather?
Anyone who has been on a cruise ship can undoubtedly attest to the turbulent jolts and swayed movements of a boat during extreme weather conditions.
Did You Know 11 Shipping Containers Make a Beautiful Home?
This is the extraordinary story of a man named Will Breaux, an ingenious designer who found a new and interesting way of building a house, using a material that is fireproof, storm-resistant and thoroughly strong and sturdy: shipping containers.
This Must Be the World's Most Luxurious Boat.
In 2010, the world's largest passenger ship was launched - Allure of the Seas. It has since marked a new, higher standard for cruise ships around the world. With over 2700 room spread on 16 decks. (Scroll down for more information).
New Photos of Allure of the Seas – The Luxury Giant.
The MS Allure Of The Seas is the largest passenger ship ever constructed, capable of carrying up to 6,296 passengers. Launched in November 2009, this behemoth of a ship cost about 1.2 billion US dollars to make.
The `Invisible Water` Trick!
Get enchanted by the 'invisible water trick', when a toy ship is made to float on what seems like nothing at all!
Want to See Something Larger Than Life?
This amazing timelapse shows the slicing of a cruise ship in two and adding an extension in the middle to make it even bigger. An incredible sight. Want to See Something Larger Than Life? amazing, video, ship, timelapse An incredible video of a huge ship being upgraded like Lego.
Hilarious: You're Going to the Brig For This, Sailor
A merchant captain and several of his officers were returning to the ship after a big evening ashore. As they climbed the gangway the captain threw up all over himself. Pointing to an apprentice seaman above him he shouted: "Give that man five days in the brig for vomiting!"
Who's Ready to Board the Newest Replica of the Titanic?
Nowadays, it's rare to find a person who hasn't heard the famous story of the Titanic - or 'The Ship of Dreams'. As you probably know, this vessel tragically sank in 1912 after its collision with an iceberg on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean, killing more than 1,500 passengers.
Airfish 8 - The Vehicle That’s Breaking All The Rules!
Read on to find out more about this awesome invention that’ll replace all ferries and ships! The Airfish 8 was created by a Singaporean company called Wigetworks, whose aim is to completely change water transportation.
This Is One Ship You Have to See to Believe...
We're not trying to make you jealous here, we just appreciate a really beautiful vehicle of any kind, be it land, air or sea - this one definitely makes the 'wow' part of our lists. Marking a price..
HMS Queen Elizabeth Redefines the Word "Gargantuan"
The most powerful ship ever built for the British Navy also boasts on-board facilities such as a dentist, chemist, police station and a fully-staffed kitchen. It will be another few years before she enters fully-fledged military service – sometime in the 2020s.