Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming) was established on December 28, 1972. As of 2012, Yang Ming was operating a shipping fleet of 84 vessels with an operating capacity of 346,000 TEUs, of which container ships are the main contributor to revenues.
St. Mark’s Square, known as La Piazza, has been the center of Venetian life since Marco Polo’s day, and it is from here in 1270 that he embarked on his maritime adventure around the world. Today, cruise ships crowd the Grand Canal along the Piazza, just as fleets of merchant sailing ships plied the canal in the 13th Century. #MarcoPolo #silkroad #stmarkssquare #cruiseship #Venice #Italy @natgeo @natgeocreative @natgeotravel @thephotosociety
Maine Windjammer Association - Adventure can be found around every rocky turn of North America's Maine coast aboard the 8 ships in the Maine Windjammer Association fleet. For three to six days, guests experience a simpler life in which technology is replaced with age-old sailing and navigation skills. Most of the windjammers are turn-of-the-century wooden cargo schooners that have been retrofitted to carry passengers. Together, they represent the country's largest fleet of historic sailing…
The Armada Duffle inspired by the 16th-century Spanish sailing fleet. Shaped like a ship's hull completed with a complimentary luggage tag and a hard base to protect it's contents on long journeys (whether land or sea!) www.mahileather.com to get yours from $109
Set sail with Boston's Tall Ships aboard the Schooner LIBERTY CLIPPER on a Boston Harbor Sail. The 125-foot LIBERTY CLIPPER is our majestic flagship and offers a variety of sailing options on Boston Harbor.
Britta has always wanted to be a trader like her father, sailing the nine seas and bringing precious cargo home to Del harbour. Her dreams seemed safe until her fathers quest to find the fabled Staff of Tier ended in blood and horror. Now his shamed family is in hiding, and his ship, the Star of Deltora, belongs to the powerful Rosalyn fleet. But Brittas ambition burns as fiercely as ever.... Star of Deltora series.
By Mike Wackett, Ocean carriers cancelled some 230 sailings in 2015 between Asia and North Europe to boost vessel utilisation levels, and, according to Drewry, they will need to be even more radical this year with their capacity management strategy if rates on the tradelane are to return to profitable levels. Drewry data shows that …