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Tag Archives: Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier

Turns out, it’s a lot easier to take out an aircraft carrier than we thought

Aircraft carrier under full steam

PortandTerminal.com, April 17, 2020 WASHINGTON – America’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is currently docked in Guam after hundreds of its sailors on board came down with COVID-19. So far, more than 600 have tested positive for COVID-19, and one crew member, a 41-year-old chief petty officer, has died. Five others are hospitalized, with another crew member admitted to the …

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The largest object ever moved in human history

PortandTerminal.com, September 19, 2019 Located about 50 miles off the west coast of Norway, the Troll-A is a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind. Its construction is considered as one of the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. OSLO, NORWAY – The Troll-A platform is an offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off Norway’s west coast.  …

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SUCCESS! Watch drone footage of the Carnival Vista’s record-setting dry docking

PortandTerminal.com, July 14, 2019 Carnival Cruise Line has just released drone footage showing the Carnival Vista being loaded onto the massive Boka Vanguard transport vessel yesterday. The repair of the Carnival cruise ship’s mechanical issue is now underway just off of the coast of Freeport, Bahamas. FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Carnival Cruise Line has just released drone footage which shows the …

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WATCH: The dry-docking of the Carnival Vista is a stunning feat of engineering and a world-first

PortandTerminal.com, July 2, 2019 Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Carnival Cruise Line to lift the Carnival Vista out of the water and onto another ship. That’s the easy part. After that, the BOKA Vanguard will transport the Carnival Vista to a shipyard facility for a dry-docking operation. This is a world-first operation that will take place in the …

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