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Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The Seawise Giant

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The Seawise Giant

Seawise Giant, later Happy Giant, Jahre Viking, Knock Nevis, Oppama, and finally Mont, was a ULCC supertanker (ultra large crude carrier) that was the longest ship ever built. She possessed the greatest deadweight tonnage ever recorded. Fully loaded, her displacement was 657,019 tonnes, the...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World's largest diesel engine

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest diesel engine

The Wärtsilä RT-flex96C is a two-stroke turbocharged low-speed diesel engine designed by the Finnish manufacturer Wärtsilä. Designed to provide the motive force for a variety of supertankers and container ships, it comes in 6 cylinder in-line through to a whopping 14 cylinder version....
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest cruise ship

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest cruise ship

Thirty-six months, 4,700 shipbuilders and crew, and one common goal: to deliver the ultimate family adventure. Royal Caribbean International honored the instrumental project team of Symphony of the Seas during the highly anticipated...