Amazingly cool and interesting boat footage

Amazingly cool and interesting boat footage

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PushedDover

3,038 posts

15 months

Condi

11,208 posts

133 months

Saturday 2nd May 2020
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Test didn't go well then.

Looks like the boom actually went backwards over the cabin when the rope snapped,

Europa1

10,923 posts

150 months

Saturday 2nd May 2020
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Ari said:
Completely bonkers superyacht! eek

https://youtu.be/LpUSBQtRIR4
Oh my! Whilst the craftsmanship may be superb, it's a tad...gauche.

PushedDover

3,038 posts

15 months

Saturday 2nd May 2020
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Condi said:
Test didn't go well then.

Looks like the boom actually went backwards over the cabin when the rope snapped,

Condi

11,208 posts

133 months

Saturday 2nd May 2020
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Something doesnt make much sense there. All the company literature says the crane was designed to lift 5000t, and yet the news article says it was conducting a 5500t lift test. I can only assume they deliberately overloaded it to get it signed off. Will delay the Moray firth wind farm because that wont in service for a few months!

PushedDover

3,038 posts

15 months

Saturday 2nd May 2020
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Condi said:
Something doesnt make much sense there. All the company literature says the crane was designed to lift 5000t, and yet the news article says it was conducting a 5500t lift test. I can only assume they deliberately overloaded it to get it signed off. Will delay the Moray firth wind farm because that wont in service for a few months!
All of this.
Usual form, 10% overload. My money is QA issues on the bull horn castings. This is a pretty big hook cast for Liebherr.

Moray East definitely now scratching its head - and the ramifications across the sector of offshore wind as One of the new big Three vessels is N/A for the near future.


interesting how the Owners are still 'Cosco' not Deme.
wink

yellowjack

13,950 posts

128 months

Monday 13th July 2020
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Scuttling of the Very Large Ore Carrier 'VLOC Stellar Banner'...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&amp...

Vessel was run aground to prevent sinking after being damaged leaving Brazil carrying 270,000 tonnes of iron ore bound for China. Salvage ops removed some of the cargo but the ship, although refloated, was declared unseaworthy and scuttled in deep water.


https://gcaptain.com/giant-ore-carrier-stellar-ban...

Taffer

1,943 posts

159 months

Friday 24th July 2020
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Ex-Pullmantur Cruises Monarch being run aground in Aliaga, Turkey:

https://youtu.be/yPpY9EMSWeM

Her sister ship Sovereign joined her the day after:

|https://thumbsnap.com/givfCQSB[/url]

She was launched in 1991 as Monarch of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, then transferred to Pullmantur Cruises, a subsidiary of RCCL, in 2013 and renamed Monarch. Pullmantur filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, the ships briefly went back to RCCL ownership before being sold for scrap.

She's not the newest cruise ship to fall victim to the COVID crisis; Carnival are disposing of a couple of ships built in 1996, among others.


Edited by Taffer on Friday 24th July 03:52

PushedDover

3,038 posts

15 months

Friday 24th July 2020
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See range to feel sad to see a (on the surface) such a useable vessel go to scrap. Although time flies and she’s had a good innings

dhutch

8,019 posts

159 months

Monday 3rd August 2020
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PushedDover said:
See range to feel sad to see a (on the surface) such a useable vessel go to scrap. Although time flies and she’s had a good innings
Mad to think a 1991 ship is nearly 30yo, however still seems new for a ship, even a cruise ship, but I guess demand has slumped and may take a long time to come back. Storage costs money?

PushedDover

3,038 posts

15 months

Friday 28th August 2020
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'Merica !

https://gcaptain.com/shark-coast-guard-fires-at-sh...


https://twitter.com/MikeSchuler/status/12990949075...

Love how folk aren't fussed at some one firing a semi automatic in the water next to them,

DeltonaS

2,986 posts

100 months

Thursday 10th September 2020
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Enjoyable tour of the Dutch merchant ship Batavia (1628):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nBTiOiiazM


Brother D

2,870 posts

138 months

Thursday 10th September 2020
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Proper boat footage - strangely relaxing


FourWheelDrift

81,655 posts

246 months

Tuesday 6th October 2020
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Yes, this looks perfectly safe to me, sorry can't find it on youtube.

https://twitter.com/PeterRQuinones/status/13131659...

Condi

11,208 posts

133 months

Tuesday 6th October 2020
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FourWheelDrift said:
Yes, this looks perfectly safe to me, sorry can't find it on youtube.

https://twitter.com/PeterRQuinones/status/13131659...
Boat launch played backwards

Baron Greenback

5,080 posts

112 months

Tuesday 6th October 2020
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FourWheelDrift said:
Yes, this looks perfectly safe to me, sorry can't find it on youtube.

https://twitter.com/PeterRQuinones/status/13131659...
Thought it was fine till the last bit. No health and safety.

FourWheelDrift

81,655 posts

246 months

Tuesday 6th October 2020
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Condi said:
Boat launch played backwards
Yep, just noticed the guys walking backwards. But still biggrin

dhutch

8,019 posts

159 months

Wednesday 7th October 2020
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Condi said:
Boat launch played backwards
Spotted!

Baron Greenback

5,080 posts

112 months

Sunday 11th October 2020
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Love the idea crazy speed with so light wind!

Baron Greenback

5,080 posts

112 months

Tuesday 17th November 2020
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Crazy footage from today Alan Thomson boat. Would not like to be solo at that speed and size of waves let alone sleeping.