The Pioneering Spirit, which is 382 m long and 124 m broad is the biggest ship in the world. The ship has a double hull which makes one think of a catamaran. The offshore company Allseas designed the ship for dismantling big platforms offshore.
The port of Hamburg is famous for the coming and going of cargo ships, ferries and yachts. These ships have to be at some time placed in the shipyard for maintenance, repair or during the winter season.
The MV Solitaire was built in 1998 on the order of the Dutch Allseas Group. The ship measures 397 meters long, can accommodate 420 passengers and can accommodate more than 9 km pipelaying per 24 hours. At the stern of the ship a stinger is mounted, which facilitates the process of installing the sub-sea pipelines. […]