Archive for May, 2010

Flashback week 23-2009

Posted: 31 May, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 23-2009

Wooohoooo, it’s monday again, another week has begun, another week closer to me going home enjoying the weather and my family & friends. To lighten up the weekly start of your workingweek I present to you the Flashback of week 23, 2009.

The Oilstone : better viewed from below the water surface.

Navatek I, sliced in two, the wrong way.

There are paintjobs of the bow and then there are Bow Paintjobs!

An unusual pair like you have never seen before : Mega & Motti.

BIGBADBLUEWOLF and I had a little discussion about BIGBADREDBOAT : Rockwater 1.

Graffiti on a ships side, where is this world going to? : Niledutch Kwanza.

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…)

Flashback week 22-2009

Posted: 24 May, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 22-2009

While I’m still out there at sea doing some kind of offshore thingy you can enjoy the weekly Flashback. This week it’s about week 22 of last year, I have no idea what I was doing then. Do you?

We started the week of with the Estrella Fugaz, ugly & boring at the same time.

The floating die-hard gamers wet dream : Huan Le Cheng Shi.

Twenty-one, 21 eenentwintig, ein-und-zwanzig, vingt et une, ugly ship.

A bit of distastefully looking yacht: U96.

MSC Daniela : a Monster of the Sea, updated multiple times.

Another updated post: the Stena Discovery, ironlike.

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…)

Flashback week 21-2009

Posted: 17 May, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 21-2009

Hia all, here it is again, the much expected Flashback for week 21-2009. Not much talking, just the links.

A small post about the Kevin-C.

I’m still waiting for the mail…..is it on the Fiesta Mail??

Giraffe necks, bowling pins…no, just strange American tugs.

DISCO-FEVER on the OMG Disco-boat.

At your service: LA-Shipservice 4.

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…)

Flashback week 20-2009

Posted: 10 May, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 20-2009

Wooohooo, I’m back at sea again after a few weeks playing & chilling @ home. I had a good time and I (hopefully) am now going to enjoy working for my new employer. And trying to keep you updated about the ugly ships of this world. But first: let’s have a look at week 20 of last year.

A TENFPLPC : Jaeger Arrow is somewhat difficult to catch in one word.

A double post about my most favourite shipbuilder : Norman Arrow & The Cat.

Once a tugboat, now a (ugly) river passenger vessel : Izumrud 1831.

A sailingboat the size of a nut, used by a nut : Mermaid.

Picture by strandedmariner.com

The Wightlink fleet : ugly, uglier & ugly paintjobs.

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…)

Flashback week 19-2009

Posted: 3 May, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 19-2009

Due to a fundamental lack of time lately no beating around the bush today, only the links for week 19 of 2009.

Boasses, a new word, for explanation look here : Floating People Carriers.

A floating brick (again) : Wyre Estuary Ferry.

Sailing on a church tower : Tofte II.

I was busy offshore, just like now.

Beavering away : the Union Beaver.

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…)