On another topic there seems to be a conspiracy amongst naval architects to design ships as ugly as possible. The cruise ships coming off the assembly lines, with very few exceptions, have all the elegance of human container vessels. Of course in reality this is exactly what they are. The oil industry workboats are equally ugly, however in their case it is possibly justified by functionality.
|PX 105 PSV - Chinese built|
|Ramform seismic vessel|
Still hoping that other maritime themed Blogs will finally join us in commenting after Posts we ask that this 9/11 weekend you also remember your fellow seafarers, some 400, held captive by pirates both ashore and off the coast of Somalia.