Archive for July, 2010

Ice Maiden I Sisters

Posted: 31 July, 2010 by Fairlane in information
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Ice Maiden I Sisters

As this week’s flashback relates, we can now “mourn” the end of the Ice Maiden I (more…)

Titan Uranus

Posted: 23 July, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Dunno source, via Stuart C.

Titan Uranus

IMO : 9000895

Build : 1992 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe in Japan, nr ?? as Diamond Echo

Stuart C. send me a picture after he read the Funny Names-post. I almost spit my tea over my laptop screen when I (more…)

Jascon 30

Posted: 21 July, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Dunno source, via the Interweb

Jascon 30

IMO : 9420655

Build : 2007 by Tongde Shipyard – Nantong in China, nr ??

We have seen the Jascon name here before, we saw the 27, the ex-5 and now we have here the 30…….original naming procedures going on there! And as (more…)

Favourite Ship Names

Posted: 7 July, 2010 by SeaBart in special
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Favourite Ship Names

On a few occasions in the past I have given my opinion on the strange & funny names (here, here & here or click) given to vessels so I thought it to be time to inform (more…)

Double bridges (including a Poll!)

Posted: 5 July, 2010 by SeaBart in special, strange
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Esnaad 710

IMO : 9390795

Build : 2008 by Astilleros Balenciaga – Zumaia in Spain, nr ?

While I was searching the Interwebs for pictures of another ship of the Esnaad company I stumbled upon pictures of the above (more…)

Waterstraat (Updated)

Posted: 1 July, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Picture by Willem Harlaar via


IMO : 8985969

Build : 2004 by Yilmaz Gemi Tersanesi, Karadeniz Eregli, Turkey, nr 25 as Alemdar M

Remember the earlier posted article¬†about the 2 tugs of Svitzer: the Svitzer Bison & (more…)