Category Archives: maritime

Drag boats

Drag Boat MPH record set 2017 Lucas Oil Drag Boat race, Parker, Arizona [5:45] And then there’s this… The world’s fastest pontoon boat.

Posted in automotive, maritime, sports | Comments Off on Drag boats

Longtail boat

Some of these boats in Thailand have jet ski engines.

Posted in automotive, maritime | Comments Off on Longtail boat

Boating like a boss – fave

Launching Docking

Posted in humor, maritime | Comments Off on Boating like a boss – fave

Boat terminal in Bangladesh

Big ships and small boats fight for limited space at the Dhaka ferry terminal.

Posted in maritime | Comments Off on Boat terminal in Bangladesh

Surfing safety boat goes surfing

When a huge set wave nearly trapped the safety boat in the impact zone at Jeffreys Bay, they skillfully skirted disaster by ripping their way across the big green wall. Wave drifting.

Posted in maritime | Comments Off on Surfing safety boat goes surfing

Aircraft carrier sharp turns

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) performs high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean. Abraham Lincoln is underway after successfully completing its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul and will spend several days conducting sea trials.

Posted in maritime, Military | Comments Off on Aircraft carrier sharp turns

Aircraft Carrier – online trailer

The mission to protect and defend the world’s oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in history, the modern U.S. nuclear … Continue reading

Posted in maritime, Military | Comments Off on Aircraft Carrier – online trailer

Ferry crash

A large ferry boat crashed into a dock in the Dominican Republic. An amazing demonstration of the power of kinetic energy in a large mass in motion. [Streamable] Alternate POV

Posted in destruction, maritime | Comments Off on Ferry crash

Somali pirates

The fight between Somali pirates and a Private security guard squad on board a cargo ship, when pirates were trying to board the ship.

Posted in maritime | Comments Off on Somali pirates

Fastest hydroplane on Earth

After a 100+ years of evolution in race boat design, the modern Unlimited Hydroplane is the world’s fastest race boat, capable of speeds over 200mph and powered by a 3000 horsepower Lycorning T-55 L-7 military Chinook helicopter turbine engine.

Posted in aviation, maritime, sports | Comments Off on Fastest hydroplane on Earth

32-foot Spectra Cat speedboat

Posted in maritime, Quickies | 2 Comments

Cruise ship construction time lapse

MS Harmony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship built by STX France at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France for Royal Caribbean International.

Posted in construction, maritime | Comments Off on Cruise ship construction time lapse

Mad Nutz Jet Boats

Good ol’ fashioned Aussie fun.

Posted in automotive, maritime | Comments Off on Mad Nutz Jet Boats

Firefighting in Dubai

Dubai tries to cross firefighting with water jet propulsion. This whole idea begs the question “why?”

Posted in maritime | Comments Off on Firefighting in Dubai

Ship repair

Built in 2010, the ‘MSC Magnifica’ is 293 m long and has a capacity of more than 2,500 passengers. She arrived at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam on October 20, 2014 and was berthed at the yard’s largest dry dock, which is … Continue reading

Posted in construction, maritime | Comments Off on Ship repair

Shift change at a French lighthouse – fave

There must be a shift premium to get workers to do this on a regular basis.

Posted in Fave, maritime | Comments Off on Shift change at a French lighthouse – fave