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Ships

The Icebreaker

The Icebreaker

Timelab.pro captured this incredible footage of 50 Years of Victory and Yamal, two Russian icebreaker vessels as they headed out across the Arctic Ocean. These nuclear-powered ships use their 75,000 horsepower engines to cut through ice up to 9.2 feet thick to reach the northernmost waters of the Russian Federation.

Viking Ship Fire Pit

Viking Ship Fire Pit
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While fiery Norse ships are normally reserved for viking funerals, we’ll make an exception for this truly awesome handmade fire pit from sculptor Trevor McIntire of ImagineMetalArt. It’s made from 18 ga. sheet steel and measures about 39″ long x 16″ wide.

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LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle

LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle
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Born from the LEGO Ideas website comes a 962-piece set which lets you build an old-timey ship inside of a clear plastic bottle with a LEGO cork. The ship features sails, cannons, and a crow’s nest, and the bottle sites on a stand with compass and globe details. Drops 2/1/18.

Shipwreck Kayaking

Shipwreck Kayaking

Get a unique perspective on a rusted out shipwreck, as a kayaker takes us on a slow float through the submerged innards of the Evangelia Shipwreck, which rests on Romania’s Black Sea coast. It’s surprisingly relaxing, but we can only imagine how creepy it would be in the dark.

Autonomous Cargo Ship

Autonomous Cargo Ship

The YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first autonomous and zero-emission container ship. It will be manned when it launches in 2018, but is expected to launch, sail and dock on its own by 2020. It will reduce YARA’s diesel truck haulage by up to 40,000 trips a year.

Cargo Ship Bridge Tour

Cargo Ship Bridge Tour

Seaman JeffHK gives a tour of the amenities, tools and controls of his home away from home, the OOCL Atlanta. It’s fascinating to see the numerous navigation and communication redundancies in place.

Skeletons of Staten Island

Skeletons of Staten Island

Photographer George Ivanoff used a DJI Phantom 3 drone to provide us with a unique perspective on the numerous defunct and rusted out ships which call New York’s Arthur Kill their final resting place.

Cruise Ship Go Kart Track

Cruise Ship Go Kart Track

Setting sail in 2017, Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest cruise ship, the Norwegian Joy, will sport a two-level outdoor go kart track, as well as an indoor attraction with bumper cars that hover. Now passengers can get both seasick and carsick at the same time.

You Sank My Batttleship

You Sank My Batttleship

Back in November 2015, Rosarito Underwater Park sank a former Mexican Navy battleship as the basis for an artificial reef. Photographer JP Ussel was on hand with a plethora of GoPros to capture the action from inside and outside the ship as it met its final resting place.

Container Ship Time-Lapse

Container Ship Time-Lapse

This incredible 4K time-lapse by Toby Smith was taken aboard the Gunhilde Maersk, a large container ship, as it makes its way from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Ningbo, China. The visual spectacle that plays out before us more than makes up for the lack of sound.

The Floating City

The Floating City

Launched in 2002, The World is a 644ft. luxury ship that houses permanent residents, with 130 families living in 165 personalized living areas. The ship caters to all their needs and wants and continuously sails around the world.

Captain Phillips (Trailer)

Captain Phillips (Trailer)

Based on a true story, Tom Hanks is the skipper of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years by Somali pirates in 2009, in Paul Greengrass’ Captain Phillips.

Building the Biggest Ship

Building the Biggest Ship

Watch three months of time compressed down to 76 seconds, as Discovery captures the construction of the world’s largest ship, the Maersk Line’s 400m long Triple-E vessel, assembled in Okpo, Korea.

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Ship Ships Ships

Ship Ships Ships

An incredible video of the mammoth 712-foot-long MV Blue Marlin, a ship designed for shipping other smaller vessels. Watch this clip to see the equally impressive unloading process.

The Mothball Fleet

The Mothball Fleet

Dozens of old ships laid dormant in California’s Suisun Bay for years. Photographer Scott Haefner and friends snuck inside the once-bustling vessels for one last look before they’re finally scrapped.

LEGO Ship-in-a-Bottle

LEGO Ship-in-a-Bottle

Ever wondered how they get those model ships into bottles? Watch this video and learn. Julia Morley’s LEGO ship-in-a-bottle build makes our brains hurt. We’d never have the patience to try this.

Ikkar Transforming Yacht

Ikkar Transforming Yacht

Calling all evil (but eco-friendly) movie villains: Julien Anglade’s 150-meter Ikkar yacht concept is not only powered by solar sails but can transform into a larger vessel while at sea.

RFF135 Catamaran

RFF135 Catamaran

It’s the largest Porsche ever, but still plenty fast: crafted by Porsche Design, the RFF135 is a 135 ft. catamaran that can hit 35 knots thanks to 4,600 hp twin V16 turbodiesels.

Concept: Infinitas Yacht

Concept: Infinitas Yacht

Based off an animal skull, Schöpfer Yachts’ 300-foot Infinitas is Dr. Evil-ready; it features an elevator, helipad, and a pool with bridge–the latter filled with ill-tempered sea bass.

CODE X Yacht

CODE X Yacht

This CODE X yacht concept is a 47-foot catamaran packed to the gills with tech: LED touchscreens, solar/hybrid power, a GPS virtual anchor and twin F1 engines good for 710hp.

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LEGO Battleship Yamato

LEGO Battleship Yamato

Completed after six years, this massive 1:40 Battleship Yamato replica stretches 22 feet long and three feet wide; it’s composed of 200,000 LEGO pieces and weighs 330 pounds.

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