Archive for May, 2011

Aspen

Posted: 25 May, 2011 by SeaBart in ugly
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Picture by Wim Korndörffer, via http://koopvaardij.web-log.nl/

Aspen

IMO : 7406760

Build : 1975 by B.V. Scheepswerf van der Werf – Deest in the Netherlands,  nr 346 as Topaz

This one seems to be a far predecessor to the little FOB jr that was posted last week. granted: she is a bit bigger but she does have the same (more…)

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Flashback week 51-2009

Posted: 23 May, 2011 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 51-2009

Another weer, another flashback. Looking forward: this week I’ll be going home for another 4 weeks of leave. I might have more time to post real ugly ships then.

Here is the Flashback week 51-2008.

A nightmare during my last project: Deep Pioneer.

Fob jr

Posted: 19 May, 2011 by SeaBart in ugly
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Picture by Matt Knight, via email

Fob jr

IMO : n/a

Build : 2003 by Aas Mek. Verksted A/S – Vestnes in Norway, nr 171

Above picture was emailed to me by Matt, Matt is working on a diving support vessel on the Southern North Sea and he encountered the pictured fugly little vessel while working in one of the offshore windfarms which are (more…)

Flashback week 50-2009

Posted: 16 May, 2011 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 50-2009

This week I did have a bit of time left over and I actually remembered that I had to produce this flashback in time for the traditional monday morning deadline. So here we goooooooo.

The Flashback to week 50 of 2008.

David “Michael Knight” Hasselhoff flashback warning : Seamullet.

Oriana; more random windows & other issues than Windows Vista.

Vale Brasil

Posted: 14 May, 2011 by SeaBart in monster
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Dunno source, via the Interwebs

Vale Brasil

IMO : 9488918

Build : 2011 by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd – Gyeongsangnam-do  in S-Korea, nr 1201

The King is surpassed, long live the King! For years & years & years (actually since 1986) the Berge Stahl was the biggest bulkcarrier in the whole wide (more…)

Gojira

Posted: 12 May, 2011 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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Dunno source, via the Interwebs

Gojira

IMO : n/a

Build : 1998 by Vosper Thornycroft –  Southampton in the UK as Cable and Wireless Adventurer, nr ??

I am starting to feel like I am repeating myself here, a kind of deja vu : a fast record beating motoryacht painted black and used to deter whalehunters from catching their prey. Where have (more…)

Flashback week 49-2009

Posted: 10 May, 2011 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 49-2009

A bit later than usual but I have been unexpectedly busy for the last couple of days, even so that I only now realise I didn’t post a single ugly ship last week…oops! I’ll promise to try and do better this week!

The Flashback to week 49-2008.

Balder FPU: a towering behemoth of pipes, platforms, thingamajigs, and whatchamacallits.

Not a good sight, luckily we have the freedom to look away: Freedom Ship.

Flashback week 48-2009

Posted: 2 May, 2011 by SeaBart in special
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Flashback week 48-2009

Another monday & another flashback, I am at sea at the moment having a quite nice time, weather is good and we are looking forward to an interesting project. Anyway: on with the flashbacks:

The first Flashback was published: week 48-2008.

We had saw the result of the poll about the alleged ugliness of the Oasis of the Seas.

btw, the answer was: “Yes, she definitely is, without a doubt, no beating around the bush!”.