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Marine Insight

11 Jul 2017

Top 5 Most Watched Maritime Videos of 2016

11 Jul 2017 • by Marine Insight


1. Awesome Drone Video Of Mediterranean Mooring Done In Style

This video of Mediterranean mooring surely had to secure the first spot. Med moor technique is used to moor vessels perpendicular to the pier and it takes years of experience to master it and do it 100% correctly. The master of the vessel in the video below definitely seems to have perfected the act. Checkout this cool video to learn as to how mediterranean mooring is done perfectly.

2. Amazing Aerial Video Of Yacht Carrier – Super Servant 4 At Work

Next comes the amazing video of a ship shipping ships, i.e this special yacht carrier, the Super Servant 4 transporting and relocating luxury yachts smoothly. Watch this super cool aerial video as the vessel lowers to take in the yachts (and small/big sailing vessels) and then rises up to bring them out of water (float-on method), much like a floating dock.

3. Salvage of the Vessel Modern Express by SMIT Salvage

Next on the list is the salvage video of Modern Express. The vessel, a 164-meter-long Roll-on/Roll-off vessel lost stability in heavy weather and was drifting fast towards the French coast in the Bay of Biscay on 26th January, 2016. Watch the impressive video of this spectacular salvage operation carried out by SMIT Salvage.

4. Navy Vessel In Storm, Smashing Through Waves In Southern Ocean

A terrifying footage showing Royal New Zealand Navy’s Vessel HMNZS Otago smashing into waves while passing through a storm has gone viral online.Created by Alex Croucher, the video shows HMNZS Otago crashing its way thorough wave of more than 20 meters in height in the Southern Ocean. Lets take a look.

5. Aerial Footage of S.S. Taipei – Vessel That Ran Aground Off The Coast of Taiwan

A professional photographer had captured this video of the Taiwanese cargo ship S.S. Taipei that ran aground off the coast of Taiwan. The video was taken using a drone and clearly depicts the breached hull and the black oil leaking out into clear blue-green waters near New Taipei City.

By Marine Insight
Published: 11 Jul 2017