Archive for May, 2010

Voyager

Posted: 27 May, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Voyager

IMO : n/a

Build  : ??

Have you ever been to the Kanmon Strait also known as 関門海峡, Kanmon Kaikyō or the Straits of Shimonoseki?? (more…)

Halani-1 (updated)

Posted: 22 May, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Halani-1

IMO : 7816379

Build : 1980 by Verolme Heusden – Heusden in the Netherlands, nr ?? as Molengat

This peculiar looking vessel is a high-tech DP3 offshore vessel….. (more…)

Azura

Posted: 19 May, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Azura

IMO : 9424883

Build : 2010 by Fincantieri Monfalcone Shipyard – Monfalcone, Italy, nr 6166

Remember the Star Princess & the Diamond Princess with their waaaay to large sunglasses forward and their shopping cart handle on the stern??? no? (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…)

Acergy Condor

Posted: 6 May, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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Acergy Condor

IMO: 8111879

Build: 1982 HDW Nobiskrug – Rendsburg in Germany, nr 710 as Seaway Condor

When I first looked into this vessel, I didn’t realize the mess I was throwing myself into. (more…)

Mega Passion

Posted: 5 May, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Dunno source, via the interwebs

Mega Passion

IMO : ??

Build : ??

Mega Passion……that must have be the most unsuitable name for a vessel like this! And an ugly one for that matter!

No more info or pics available at the moment but rest assured I will update this post as soon as I have either of them!

Cedarbranch

Posted: 3 May, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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From University of Detroit Mercy via http://www.dalnet.lib.mi.us

From University of Detroit Mercy via http://www.dalnet.lib.mi.us

Cedarbranch

IMO: 5066774

Build: 1951 by Marine Industries, Ltd – Sorel in Quebec, Canada, nr 197

Generally I’ve assumed the fifties to be among towards the end of the golden-ages of classic ship designs (more…)

Savannah

Posted: 2 May, 2010 by SeaBart in non-ugly, special
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Picture by Will van Dorp, via http://www.tugster.wordpress.com

Savannah

IMO : 5314793

Build : 1955 by New York Shipbuilding Corporation – Camden, USA, nr 529

As the old cliche goes: beauty (or the lack thereof) is only skin deep. And in the case of this (more…)