Posts Tagged ‘researchvessel’

FLIP: the ship that flips

Posted: 22 December, 2013 by SeaBart in strange, ugly
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Picture via the interwebs

Picture via the interwebs

More info:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_FLIP
or
www.ship-technology.com/projects/flip-ship/

and a video:

 

CGG Amadeus

Posted: 3 November, 2009 by Fairlane in ugly
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CGG Amadeus

IMO: 9174933

Build: 1999 by STX Tulcea – Tulcea in Romania, nr. 428 as Aker Amadeus

I will admit, I’ve always had kind of a soft spot for research vessels. Growing up, I was fascinated by the exploits of Robert Ballard, and always wanted to embark on a vessel such as the Knorr to look for lost shipwrecks. (more…)

G.M. Dannevig

Posted: 13 July, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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G.M. Dannevig

IMO : 8899665

Build : 1979 by Kystvågen Verft, Møre og Romsdal in Norway, nr ?? as Kystfangst

What’s so ugly about this one?? I hear you thinking but rest assured it isn’t that (more…)