Archive for January, 2009

Ulstein X-Bow design Poll

Posted: 31 January, 2009 by SeaBart in personal
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Come on people! Make your opinion count!

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Ulstein X-Bow Design poll

One of the fanatical more enthousiast readers of this site has challenged me: She (more…)

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Far Grimshader

Posted: 31 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Far Grimshader

IMO : 8110992

Build : 1983 by Ulstein Verft AS, Ulsteinvik in Norway,  nr 179 as Stad Scandia

The builder and designer of this vessel: the Ulstein-company started in (more…)

Viking Queen

Posted: 31 January, 2009 by SeaBart in special
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Dunno source via the Iinterweb

Dunno source via the Interweb

Viking Queen

IMO : 9372901

Build : 2008 by West Contractors AS, Ølensvåg in Norway, nr 29

Again not an ugly ship this time but a highly unusual ship: The Viking Queen. If you (more…)

Baco Liner 1

Posted: 30 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Baco Liner 1

IMO : 7812115

Build : 1979 by Thyssen Nordseewerke GmbH, Emden in Germany, nr 652

To be honest, this is a dinosaur, not because of her size, there are (more…)

Stolt Nielsen Seaway

Posted: 30 January, 2009 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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Stolt Nielsen Seaway

This company (previously known as Stolt Offshore), specialized in (more…)

Statesman

Posted: 29 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Statesman

IMO : 7415137

Build : 1976 by Elsflether Werft A.G., Elsfleth in Germany, nr 394 as Schnoorturm

This vessel wasn’t originally build like this, she had a totally different (more…)

Strange Funnels (part 2)

Posted: 29 January, 2009 by SeaBart in special
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Dunno source, via the Interweb

Dunno source, via the Interweb

Strange Funnels (part 2)

Here we go again with a small selection of those distinguishable stacky-things (more…)

Abeille Bourbon

Posted: 28 January, 2009 by SeaBart in non-ugly
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Abeille Bourbon

IMO : 9308687

Build : 2005 by Myklebust Verft AS, Gursken in Norway, nr 39

No, don’t worry, not an ugly ship: this is one for the non-ugly (more…)

Main Highway

Posted: 28 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Main Highway

IMO : 9179983

Build : 1998 by Detlef Hegemann Rolandwerft GmbH & Co. KG, Berne in Germany, nr 184 as Feedermate

Carcarriers, usually not the most elegant lined vessels but this has an (more…)

Little Ferries

Posted: 28 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Little Ferries

These little ferries have done nothing wrong…….except looking like (more…)

Yushin Maru no 2

Posted: 27 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Yushin Maru no 2

IMO : 9278040

Build : 2002 by Naikai Shipbuilding & Engineering, Setoda in Japan, nr 675

As I have given a place in the spotlight to the vessels of the Seashepherd organisation (more…)

Green Ships (part 2)

Posted: 27 January, 2009 by SeaBart in paintjob
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Green Ships

Here we go on another episode of my Don Quichote-queste against (more…)

Viking 1

Posted: 26 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Dunno Source, via the Interweb

Picture by Dick Lund via http://dlund.20m.com/

Dunno source, via the Interweb

Picture by Dick Lund via http://dlund.20m.com/

Viking 1

IMO : ??

Build : 1925 by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin in the USA, nr ?? as Ann Arbor no 7

While doing some research on the Mighty Deliverer from a few days ago I (more…)

American Star

Posted: 25 January, 2009 by SeaBart in special
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American Star

IMO : 5014123

Build : 1939 by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co, Newport News, Virginia, USA, nr ?? as America

A beautiful liner, an impressive career, an ugly and sad ending: the life of the (more…)

Mighty Deliverer

Posted: 24 January, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Picture by anonymous picture-takerer, only known to me

Picture by anonymous picture-takerer, only known to me

Mighty Deliverer

IMO : 7814539

Build : 1981 by Diamond M.C. Savannah, GA in the USA, nr 478 as Belcher Port Everglades

This monstrous whale-a-like looking tug came in via the Tip-hotline. It’s actually (more…)