Tag Archives: Ships

19Sep/17

China launches world’s largest ore carrier

China Central Television (CCTV)- China launched the world’s largest ore carrier on Tuesday in Qingdao City of east China’s Shandong Province.
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20Aug/17

U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Researchers finally locate the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis more than seven decades after it was sunk in the Pacific by a Japanese torpedo. Ashraf Fahim reports Continue reading

03Mar/17

Man of many hats: Trump changes caps during military visit

U.S. President Donald Trump sets aside his signature red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap to don a “USA” hat and a U.S. Navy cap given to him by the crew of the USS Gerald R. Ford during a visit to the aircraft carrier.

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16Feb/17

Superyacht arrives in Gibraltar for final testing

A superyacht valued around $450 million (£360 million) arrives in Gibraltar’s harbour to undergo a final round of sea trials before it is delivered to Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.

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13Jan/16
The superyacht industry

Billionaire boating back in business

The superyacht industry returned to pre-financial crisis levels last year. But as Joel Flynn reports, rising costs and new regulation in 2016, combined with another slowdown, could mean fewer extravagances, even for the super rich.
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13Dec/15

Colombia, Spain, acknowledge ‘discrepancies’ with discovery of missing ship containing treasures

Process begins on how to untangle riches from the discovered San Jose galleon, the sunken 18th Century Spanish ship that carried anywhere from $1 to $17 billion in treasures.
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09Sep/15

Attempt to sail Northeast Passage across Arctic begins

After two years of planning, a trimaran is sailing across the Arctic Sea to the Bering Strait in an attempt to set a non-stop sailing record for the route from Europe to the Pacific.

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25Aug/15

Baby girl born on German navy ship after migrant rescue

A woman from Somalia gives birth to a baby girl on board a German navy ship after being rescued from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea.

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