Tag Archives: Fairfield

Seawards The Great Ships

Maritime and offshore news website gCaptain recently got quite excited about some remarkable ship launching footage from Croatia. [Update December 10 2014: unfortunately the original HD footage of the heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic’s launching at Brodosplit Shipyards, Croatia was … Continue reading

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Those Magnificent Men…

What’s the definition of a superyacht? And a megayacht? If a yacht has the capability to be the base for a flying machine – to launch, recover and service it – that’s pretty super; even mega. It certainly would have … Continue reading

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