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Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller – IMO 9619907

Posted: 6 June, 2013 by SeaBart in monster, paintjob
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Dockwise Vanguard – IMO 9618783

Posted: 25 May, 2013 by SeaBart in monster, strange, ugly
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Dockwise Vanguard - IMO 9618783

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Stanislav Yudin

Posted: 16 December, 2011 by Fairlane in monster, ugly
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Stanislav Yudin

IMO: 8219463

Build: 1985 by STX Finland – Turku in Finland, nr 1284

What does this ship have going against it?

Utterly hideous appearance, of course… (more…)

Vale Brasil

Posted: 14 May, 2011 by SeaBart in monster
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Vale Brasil

IMO : 9488918

Build : 2011 by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd - Gyeongsangnam-do  in S-Korea, nr 1201

The King is surpassed, long live the King! For years & years & years (actually since 1986) the Berge Stahl was the biggest bulkcarrier in the whole wide (more…)

Hyundai 60

Posted: 15 April, 2011 by Fairlane in monster, ugly
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 Hyundai 60

IMO: 7349754

Build: 1974 by Blohm & Voss Gmbh – Hamburg in Germany, nr 885 as E. T. P. M. 1601

Behemoth. Gigantic. Humongous. Gargantuan. Mammoth. Leviathan.

It seems that no matter the what synonym for something monstrous that you choose, there is no way that it sounds pretty. which is appropriate, as pretty is definitely not a word that is fitting for this monster. (more…)

Norwegian Epic : NEWSFLASH!!

Posted: 19 June, 2010 by SeaBart in monster, paintjob, ugly
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Norwegian Epic : NEWSFLASH!!

The Norwegian Epic, already known & disgusted here on this site, has been let loose by her builders, she is now actually sailing the seas. And where did she go first? Rotterdam……well, thank you very much for (more…)

Thialf

Posted: 14 May, 2010 by SeaBart in monster, ugly
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Thialf

IMO : 8757740

Build : 1985 by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. -Tokyo in Japan, nr ?? as McDermott Derrick Barge No.102

This vessel truelly is a Monster of the Sea, not only in size but also in looks! She is a so-called SSCV, a (more…)

Norwegian Epic

IMO : 9410569

Build : 2010  by STX Europe Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard, Saint-Nazaire in France, nr ??

Update VI (08-05-2010)

I have found some aerial pictures from the here much discussed subject showing you the amount of (more…)

KM Ekranoplan (updated a little)

Posted: 14 April, 2010 by SeaBart in monster, ugly
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KM Ekranoplan

Worlds fastest ship?? Worlds largest plane?? However you wanna call it: it uses (more…)

Simon Stevin

Posted: 20 March, 2010 by SeaBart in monster
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Simon Stevin

IMO : 9464807

Build : 2009 by Construcciones Navales del Norte, S.L. – Sestao in Spain, nr ??

It’s been a long while since we had a Monster of the Seas posting here, not much suitable candidates (more…)

Oasis of the Seas

Posted: 6 January, 2010 by SeaBart in monster, ugly
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Oasis of the Seas

IMO : 9383936

Build : 2009 by STX Finland Cruise Oy – Turku in Finland, nr 1363

Remember this one?? I’d guess you did. It’s very hard to (more…)

Knock Nevis

Posted: 25 December, 2009 by SeaBart in monster, special
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Knock Nevis

IMO : 7381154

Built : 1979 by Sumitomo Heavy Industries’s Oppama shipyard – Oppama in Japan, nr 1016 as Seawise Giant.

The biggest tanker in the world, a true monster of the sea : (more…)

Balder FPU

Posted: 1 December, 2009 by Fairlane in monster, ugly
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Balder FPU

IMO: 8763294

Build: 1996 at Keppel Fels in Singapore, nr 233 as SPU 380

Talk about massive, this thing is a towering behemoth of pipes, platforms, thingamajigs, and whatchamacallits. (more…)

Lorelay

Posted: 25 October, 2009 by SeaBart in monster, ugly
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Lorelay

IMO : 7349807

Build : 1974 by Flender Werke AG – Lübeck-Siems in Germany, nr 605 as Natalie Bolten (Bulkcarrier)

Converted : 1986 by ??

This is going to be just less of a double-post: A) she is looking menacingly (more…)