Finish built ice-strengthened ships built for the former USSR. They were oceanographic research vessels, but several have been converted for tourism, carrying passengers.
Belorussiya class cruiseferries
The Belorussiya class cruiseferries were built by Wärtsilä Turku shipyard, Finland in 1975-1976 for the Black Sea Shipping Company, Soviet Union.
A bulk carrier, bulk freighter, or bulker is a merchant ship designed to transport unpackaged bulk cargo, such as grains, coal, ore and or cement in its cargo holds.
Bulk Oil Carrier
Multipurpose vessel built to carry cargoes of coal as well as oil. Most bulk-oil carriers are reinforced to carry ores and are called OBO-ship.
Compensated Gross Tonnage (CGT)
Compensated Gross Tonnage is calculated by multiplying the tonnage of a ship by a coefficient, which is determined according to type and size of a particular ship.
Concordia class cruise ship
The Concordia Class is a class of cruise ships that are operated by both Costa Cruises and Carnival Cruise Lines
The Conquest Class is a class of cruise ships owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, a subdivision of the Carnival Corporation.
A cruiseferry is a ship that combines the features of a cruise ship with a Ro-Ro ferry. Many passengers travel with the ships for the cruise experience, staying only a few hours at the destination port or not leaving the ship at all, while others use the ships as means of transportation.
The Destiny Class is a class of cruise ships owned by Carnival Cruise Lines. The class was modified after the lead ship, Carnival Destiny, was launched.
A term applied to loose wood or other material used in a ship's hold for the protection of cargo
with 20 subcategories.
Finnpusku is an integrated tug and bargesystem owned and operated by ESL Shipping, a Finnish shipping company specialized in bulk cargotransports in the Baltic Sea
Hansa Class Ferry
The Hansa class is a class of four ro-pax ferries originally built by Stocznia Gdanska, Poland for Finncarriers-Poseidon service.
A high-speed craft is a high speed water vessel for civilian use, also called a fastcraft or fast ferry.
High-speed Sea Service
The High-speed Sea Service, or commonly Stena HSS are a class of high-speed craft developed and operated by the Stena Shipping Line for European international ferry traffic.
Marine Engineering involves the design, construction, installation, operation and support of the systems and equipment which propel and control marine vehicles.
MDV1200 Class Fast Ferry
The MDV1200 class fast ferry are a series of high-speed craft built by Fincantieri in Genoa for Ocean Bridge Investments and Sea Containers Ltd between 1996 and 1999.
Mærsk E class container ship
The Maersk E Series comprises eight 14,770 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container ships. Each sister ship bear names beginning with the letter "E"
N Class Ferry
N class ferries are a class of RORO ferries, of which two remaining examples are owned by BC Ferries. These ferries have the distinction of being the smallest vessels owned by BC Ferries.
Naval Ship Classes
The naval ship classes in serviceincludes all combatant surface in service currently with navies or armed forces and auxiliaries in the world. Ships are grouped by type.
The Oasis class is a class of Royal Caribbean International cruise ships, the first of which was ordered in February 2006. The first ship is scheduled to be delivered in late 2009 and early 2010.
Platform supply vessels (PSV)
A Platform supply vessel (PSV) is a ship specially designed to supply offshore oil platforms.
Star Class Ferry
The Star Class is a class of five ro-pax ferries built by Fincantieri, Italy at their Castellammare di Stabia and Ancona shipyards for Finnlines.
Transshipment is the act of shipping goods to an intermediate destination prior to reaching their ultimate end-use. Transshipment is a common practice with logistic benefits, but can be used to illegitimately to disguise country of origin or intent of the goods.