World’s Largest Ship Elevator

The world’s largest ship elevator at the Three Gorges Dam opened in Yichang City, China. The elevator can lift vessels up to 112 meter (370 ft) and is set to increase the shipping capacity past the dam by six million tons a year. The 167 meter-high (550 ft) structure is able to lift vessels carrying… Continue reading World’s Largest Ship Elevator

Time-Lapse of Cruise Ship Extension

Time-lapse video features a cruise ship called Braemar being cut in half and extended by nearly 30 metres at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. The new section is welded into place and the ship is then repainted so that its new section blends seamlessly into it. This time-lapse made by MK Timelapse and was shot over the period… Continue reading Time-Lapse of Cruise Ship Extension