Are modern ships becoming more ugly?


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The Norwegian company 'Lade' developed the concept car carrier, whose special-shaped “symmetrical airfoil” hull will use wind to save up to 60% of fuel compared to conventional ships.

Russian floating nuclear reactor Akademik Lomonosov.

Rolling ship with the Italian flag Grand Grande Benin

The Marine Accident Investigation Service's report on the collision of Humber in 2015 highlighted the visibility of the semi-spherical cab of the Rotterdam car transport ship.

153,516gt MSC Seaside's stern, there is also a glass bottom walkway – "The Bridge of Sighs" – a multi-level atrium and an open-air "Forest Adventure Park".

Livestock carrier Awassi Express

The 26,000-cubic-meter floating storage and reclassification unit Karunia Dewata was delivered to Indonesian operator Jaya Samudra Karunia in December 2018.

The 540TEU Japanese feed container Natori was described by its owner, Imoto Lines, as an "energy saving experiment."

The Norwegian epic is described as the "ugly duckling" of the cruise industry, with a "prominent Frankenstein's monster forehead" and a superstructure "like a pile of Lego blocks."

The Dutch flag's general cargo ship Oceanic maximizes cargo handling capacity and minimizes accommodation.


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