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How a Ship's Crew Eats in the Middle of Combat
02:00 — In battle, mealtimes for the HDMS Peter Willemoes are tightly orchestrated affairs. The 160 person crew is divided into three teams, and each team has (more…)
This Danish Warship Has Been on Some Very Dangerous Missions
02:06 — The HDMS Peter Willemoes has been involved in sensitive missions all over the world, from patrolling pirate-infested waters off the coast of East Afri (more…)
Against Cold Odds
02:32 — Umiak must rush to stay on schedule, but a bizarre confluence of floating ice stops it in its tracks. From: MIGHTY SHIPS: Umiak I http://bitly.com/Mi (more…)
Keeping Clean on the Party Ship
01:56 — With one of the largest laundry machines in the world, an automatic sheet-folder, and a fully staffed woodworking shop, the party ship has no trouble (more…)
Extreme Sea Legs
02:37 — The rocking of the ship makes the tricky balancing acts of Cirque Dreams even more difficult - so the captain works behind the scenes to balance the s (more…)
How Much Can a Heavy-Lift Ship Actually Lift?
01:27 — The secret to the Happy Star's top status in the heavy-lift vessel industry are the two powerful cranes that tower over its deck. Combined, they can h (more…)
How a Deep-Sea Offshore Drilling Rig Works
03:04 — After 22 hours, the crew of the Maersk Interceptor have assembled and lowered 551 feet of pipes into the water. Through them, a hydraulic hammer will (more…)
Why Loading 30,000 Tons of Grain on a Ship Is Very Risky
02:09 — Loading massive amounts of grain onto a cargo ship the size of Algoma Equinox is a dangerous balancing act. Taking on too little means loss of revenue (more…)
Docking a Huge Cruise Ship Is More Complicated Than You Think
02:55 — Guiding the mega cruise ship Quantum of the Seas into port is never a simple task. This time, it's headed to Fort-de-France, Martinique--where no ship (more…)
What Is a Sea Fastening and Why Is It So Important?
01:02 — Transport vessel Hawk's chief officer hits the deck to check the sea fastening on its cargo, a massive ship. These expertly engineered supports seem s (more…)
How This Giant 65,000-Ton Vessel Carries Larger Ships
01:48 — Hawk is a 732-foot-long, 180-foot-wide transport vessel able to haul some of the world's heaviest cargo across the globe. It's next challenge? Transpo (more…)
Mighty Ships
Take an unprecedented look inside the world’s grandest ships, and get a taste of the high stakes, high-risk life at sea.
Mighty Ships
Take an unprecedented look inside the world’s grandest ships, and get a taste of the high stakes, high-risk life at sea.
Through the Valley of Death
01:41 — North Star presses through a severe storm while her crew braces against unbelievable gale force winds. From: MIGHTY SHIPS: North Star http://bitly.co (more…)
Restocking a Rocking Ship
01:20 — If you thought carrying an armful of groceries was a pain, you should see how they deliver groceries on a mighty ship. It takes a crane and two attemp (more…)
There's Always a First
02:07 — Patrick Weir just graduated from the Naval Academy, and as a promising young officer, he gets the go ahead to man the helm for the very first time. F (more…)
All Aboard Le Boreal
02:00 — The captain of Le Boreal knows its all about first impressions as he welcomes all 170 passengers graciously - and quickly - on board his ship. From: (more…)
Man Overboard
01:55 — To prove that they have the skills to be an Officer of the Deck, naval officer trainees have to demonstrate their ability to rescue a man overboard. (more…)
High-Risk Fighter Pilot Training on the High Seas
03:32 — Seventy-five supersonic fighter jets and their top gun pilots make the USS Nimitz the most lethal warship in the world.
What's Weighing this 35-Ton Plough Down?
02:07 — If this plough is not untangled quickly, the Stemat Spirit's cable may be damaged beyond repair. Can an anchor-handling tug boat cut the plough free?
All Aboard Le Boreal
01:55 — The captain of Le Boreal knows its all about first impressions as he welcomes all 170 passengers graciously - and quickly - on board his ship. From: (more…)
Mighty Ships Season Six
These massive, high-tech vessels prove to the world each day that sometimes bigger is indeed better.
Mighty Ships Season Six
These massive, high-tech vessels prove to the world each day that sometimes bigger is indeed better.
This is Where Your Fish Sticks Are Filleted
02:04 — From sea to serving tray, pollock is processed and frozen at a mind-blowing rate of 150 fillets per minute; all on board this mighty ship that doubles (more…)
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