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HHI Loads World’s Largest Offshore Platform – North Rankin B

The NR2 offshore platform. Photo: HHI It’s hard to talk about “world’s largest” in maritime and offshore manufacturing without mentioning Hyundai Heavy Shipyard, and this is no different.  That’s...

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James Cameron Completes Record Breaking Trip to Challenger Deep

The explorer-filmmaker emerges from his sub after returning from Challenger Deep. Photograph by Mark Thiessen, National Geographic After seven years of preparation James Cameron has become the first...

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World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation

The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar in Hamburg, Germany. On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s first...

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60+ Knots In a Sailboat [VIDEO]

The VSR2 looks more like an airplane combined with a kite surfboard than a sailboat. The Vestas Sailrocket team has had its eye on the world record since their first boat was launched in 2002. Now,...

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CMA CGM Marco Polo: Master and Chief Engineer On What It’s Like to Command...

CMA CGM Marco Polo in Hong Kong At 396 meters and the capacity to hold an astonishing 16,020 TEUs, the CMA CGM Marco Polo is now officially the world’s largest containership. The vessel was delivered...

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Move Over Eclipse, There’s A New World’s Largest Superyacht in Town

Photo courtesy Lürssen Yachts facebook. Germany’s Lürssen Yachts on Friday launched what is now the largest superyacht in the the world. Named Azzam, the superyacht measures an astonishing 180 meters...

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Watch: Triple-E Leaves Port With World Record Load

On July 21, 2014, the MV Mary Maersk departed Algeciras, Spain with a world record 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), the most TEU’s ever loaded onto a single vessel. MV Mary Mearsk is the...

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Keppel FELS Named World’s Largest Rig Builder by Guinness

Jackup rigs under construction at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore. Photo courtesy Maersk Singapore’s Keppel FELS is officially the world largest manufacturer of offshore rigs by rig delivery...

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19-Meter North Atlantic Wave Sets New World Record

An expert committee convened by the World Meteorological Organization has established a new world record significant wave height of a massive 19 meters (62.3 feet!) measured by a buoy in the North...

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Maersk Containership Sets Cargo Handling World Record at Port of Los Angeles

Danish shipping giant Maersk says it has set a new world record for the most cargo handled in a single port call with the MV Maersk Evora’s recent stopover at the Port of Los Angeles. During the port...

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Maersk Containership Loads World Record 19,038 TEUs in Malaysia

With a load of 19,038 TEU, the Maersk Line ultra-large containership Mumbai Maersk has set a new world record for the largest load ever carried by containership. The accomplishment marked the first...

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MOL Tribute Loads Record 19,100 TEU in Singapore

The Ocean Network Express’s ultra-large containership MOL Tribute has set a new record for the most twenty-foot equivalent containers ever loaded onto a vessel with 19,100 TEU.  The record-setting stow...

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