Passenger Ships – PALOMA I

One of the Polish built ships originally bound for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was the 1980 built ferry DMITRIY SHOSTAKOVICH from a Class of 7 as Project B492/B493 by Stocznia Szczecinska im Adolfa Warskiego Warskiego in Szczecin, Poland. She was the lead of her class which she was named for the Soviet era Russian composer […]

Towage – Soviet 93m salvage tug YAGUAR

YAGUAR was built by Admiralteiskiy Zavod at Leningrad in USSR in 1976 as Yard No.701 (Design 1453), a 9,000 HP Salvage Tug. She was 92.79m long; 15.40m wide and draught of 7.70m Her machinery was  twin screws, 2 x 2-stroke 16cyl. diesel USSR 8970pk-6600kW-12500ipk total, giving her speed of 18.254 knots and Bollard Pull of 95 […]

Breaking Up -1984 built Seismic Vessel KONDOR EXPLORER – 22.09.2015

On Tuesday 22nd September 2015 the 1983 built seismic vessel KONDOR EXPLORER arrived at Scheepssloperij Nederland BV in Gravendeel to be demolished. She was built in China by Hudyong Shipyard at Shanghai in 1983 as yard number 141 as tugboat SSS SHANGHAI to Selco (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore,  managed by Sentinel Supply Ships Pte. Ltd., Singapore. Her gross tonnage was […]