Posts Tagged ‘gen.cargo’

An Wu Jiang

Posted: 15 December, 2011 by Fairlane in strange
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An Wu Jiang

IMO: 7904865

Build: 1980 by HDW Kiel – Kiel in Germany, nr 151 as Jonny Wesch

At first glance, I thought this was just another rather pleasant looking general cargo vessel in the Chinese shipping fleet, that, like many others, has survived much longer than most of its contemporaries by sailing in East Asia. However, a closer inspection revealed an “ugly” truth, she isn’t just another general cargo vessel, instead, there’s something strange about her… (more…)

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Pacific Tracker

Posted: 22 September, 2011 by SeaBart in special, ugly
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Pacific Tracker

IMO : 6507921

Build : 1965 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp – Pascagoula, Mississippi in the USA, no 487 as Mormacdraco

I can actually hear you thinking now: has SeaBart lost his mind in the few months before while he wasn’t posting, that ship does not look ugly at all, she is a classic. And my (more…)

E-Ship 1 (updated again)

Posted: 13 August, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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E-Ship 1

IMO : 9417141

Build : in progress by Cassenwerft Shipyard – Emden in Germany, nr ??

Here is another strange addition to the world’s fleet of ocean-going ships.  (more…)

Sukriye

Posted: 2 August, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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Sukriye

IMO: 8922395

Build: 1989 by Elbewerften Rosslauer Schiffswerft – Rosslau in Germany, nr 3492 as Tavriya 6

“Balance” is a concept that really can make a difference in the aesthetics of a ship’s design. Too much of a component, or too little, (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…)

Bugulma

Posted: 12 February, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Bugulma

IMO : 8605911

Build : 1988 by Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd – Singapore, nr ??

A bit of a strange vessel this little one…….she only has a limited cargo-capacity but the accommodation on (more…)

Cap San Diego

Posted: 31 December, 2009 by SeaBart in non-ugly
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Cap San Diego

IMO : 5060794

Build : 1962 by Deutsche Werft – Hamburg in Germany, nr 785

The olden days, when ships were made from wood and sailors were still (more…)

Convertible Vessels

Posted: 28 December, 2009 by SeaBart in special
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Convertible vessels

Would this be a new trend in Ship-building?? I have no idea why, (more…)

UAL Nigeria (updated)

Posted: 13 September, 2009 by SeaBart in paintjob, ugly
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UAL Nigeria

IMO : 9225146

Build : 2000 by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd, Shanghai, nr 417 as CEC Culembourg

A few days ago I posted an article about the Tramper (if you haven’t read it: here) and (more…)

Kent Trader

Posted: 22 December, 2008 by SeaBart in ugly
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Kent Trader

IMO : 8511603

Build : 1986 by Bremer Vulkan, Bremen, Germany, nr 81 as Weser Importer

If you just take a quick glance at this ship there is nothing strange about it, but when you (more…)