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WATCH: Float-out SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE at Meyer Werft Shipyard – 4K drone footage

Screen grab ship being towed by tug out of ship building hall.

PortandTerminal.com, July 26, 2020 HAMBURG, GERMANY – Despite the cruise industry being close to collapse, cruise ships are still being built – construction projects that began before the pandemic are still at various stages of completion. Last Friday, a new cruise ship called Spirit of Adventure was floated out of the construction hall at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Shipbuilding on the Tyne”

PortandTerminal.com, November 8, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s “Maritime Image of the Day” features children playing in the shadow of the giant 253,000-ton oil tanker Esso Northumbria, which is being built at the end of their street in Wallsend, England in April 1969. Esso Northumbria The Esso Northumbria was the first of a series of Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) ships, built by Swan …

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