Archive for April, 2010

Noordhoek Singapore

Posted: 29 April, 2010 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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Noordhoek Singapore

IMO : 7606308

Build : 1977 by Shipyard De Waal – Zaltbommel, the Netherlands, nr 710 as Smit-Lloyd 61

Another old faithful, almost classical, supplyvessel that has been subject to an “upgrade”. A complete diving-base has (more…)

Sight Seeing Boats of Paris (part 1)

Posted: 24 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Sight Seeing Boats of Paris (part 1)

Paris: the city of love, the most beautiful city in the world, the centre of the artworld, the capital (more…)

Maya Express

Posted: 21 April, 2010 by SeaBart in special, ugly
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Dunno source, via the Facebook extension

Maya Express

IMO : 7214117

Build : 1973 by Santierul Naval Galatz – Galatz, Romania, nr 616 as Iris

This one reached me through our extension on Facebook, she might not (more…)

New Carissa

Posted: 21 April, 2010 by Fairlane in special, ugly
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New Carissa

IMO: 8716136

Build: 1989 by Marugame Yard – Marugame in Japan, nr 1172

So, wood chip carriers, not a big fan. At first it looks like a bulk freighter, which isn’t too particularly offensive. (more…)

HMS Dauntless (D33)

Posted: 16 April, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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HMS Dauntless

IMO: 4907751

Build: 2007 by BAE Systems – Govan in UK, nr 1062

Just as the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships have proven by being featured here, modern naval vessels are not the prettiest things around. (more…)

Caballo Azteca

Posted: 16 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Caballo Azteca

IMO : 8624395

Build : 1987 by Khersonsky Sudostroitelnyy Zavod – Kherson in Ukraine, nr 5002 as Aleksey Chirikov

Another tip from Alex S. lead me to this vessel, a former Russian general cargo vessel with severe icebreaking capabilities. To start of at (more…)

Kommuna (updated)

Posted: 15 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Kommuna

Kommuna

IMO : n/a

Build : 1915 by Putilov Shipyard,St.Petersburg in Russia, nr ?? as Volkhov

Refitted : 1950 by Shipyard De Schelde, Vlissingen in the Netherlands

A real golden oldie this one, build in 1915, refitted in 1950 and still going (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…)

SuRi (updated)

Posted: 12 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Dunno source, via http://www.yachtforums.com

Dunno source, via http://www.yachtforums.com

SuRi

IMO : 7722059

Built : 1978 by Halter Marine – Lockport, LA in the U.S.A., nr 656 as Rosanna Hebert

The latest Must-Have Accessory for the super yacht owner of the modern times is (more…)

Hiload DP no. 1

Posted: 11 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Hiload DP no. 1

IMO : ??

Build : Under construction by Aibels Yard – Haugesund in Norway, nr ??

Another strange floating contraption has joined the fleet of similars  on the seven seas….World: please meet (more…)

Island Escape

Posted: 10 April, 2010 by Fairlane in paintjob, ugly
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Island Escape

IMO: 8002597

Build: 1982 by Chantiers Dubigeon – Nantes Saint Nazaire in France, nr 164 as Scandinavia

As I’ve said before, the modern cruise ship monstrosities are just the current extent of a mutation (more…)

Burrard Otter (Updated)

Posted: 9 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Burrard Otter

IMO : 7530066

Build : 1976 by Yarrows Limited, Vancouver in Canada, nr ??

Would you believe that this vessel is actually build more than (more…)

Stena Saga

Posted: 7 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Stena Saga

IMO : 7911545

Build : 1981 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab – Turku in Finland, nr 1252 as Silvia Regina

Here is another one that has reached me via our Facebook extension, thank you Greg J for the tip! The Stena Sage: (more…)

Ria

Posted: 6 April, 2010 by Fairlane in non-ugly
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Ria

IMO: N/A

Build: ???

I just saw pictures of this minuscule fishing boat and I knew I had to post it. Few vessels make me smile immediately when I see them, and this little one has gained that distinction.

CSAV Rio Maipo

Posted: 4 April, 2010 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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CSAV Rio Maipo

IMO : 9451006

Build : 2010 by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd – Xiamen, China, nr 116245

A brandnew Carcarrier….not much of an improvement in the looks department compared to the (more…)