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The world's biggest ship - for 53 days

Owned by Mediterranean Shipping Company, built by Daewoo in South Korea 395.4m long, 30.3m deep and 59m in breadth; gross tonnage 193,000 tons The Oscar will fly under a Panamanian flag and service trade routes between Asia and Europe CSCL Global


The City of York was built in 1952 in Newcastle, England. She departed London in November 1953, and maintained its service until sold in 1971, when she became the Mediterranean Sky. Her last voyage was in August 1996. Due to the companies’ financial situation she was arrested in 1997 and in 1999 was towed to Eleusis and virtually abandoned. In 2002 she began to take on water and began to list. In order to stop her sinking, she was grounded; in 2003, she keeled over on her side and remains…

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The B-26 Martin Marauder

B-26 Marauder var ett amerikanskt tvåmotorigt medeltungt bombplan som användes under andra världskriget. Det producerades av Glenn L. Martin Company, och totalt 5288 exemplar av B-26 tillverkades under åren 1941-1945.

Flandre - Rare photograph of a forgotten liner. She lived to a ripe old age of 42 years. 1952-68 she was Flandre of the French Line. From 1968-92 she was operated by Costa Cruises in the Caribbean as Carla C and Carla Costa. The Greek company Epirotiki Line operated her on Mediterranean cruises from 1992-94. On 23 March 1994 she caught fire in Turkish waters and was declared a total loss.


Mediterranean Shipping Company USA Today TOSHIBA List of All The Countries The Republic of Joy Richard Preuss Danmark Denmark Everywhere Joy Richard Preuss is Captain Onboard Powerful Micro Computer is Captain Onboard USA Today


New MSC Weekly Container Service Links Nine Ports in Three Regions: Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is launching a new ‘Cheetah Service’ (a weekly rotation container service) on September 7, linking the origin port of Jebel Ali (UAE) with four East African ports, the Middle East, Pakistan and India.