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About shipmodelsuperstore

I own a ship model web store and love old wooden ship models. I have been selling quality model airplanes and ship models for years and enjoy building them. My house looks like a hobby shop!

Container Ship Loses Cargo Off Of The North Carolina Coast

  Maersk Shanghai loses containers: MV Maersk Shanghai. Photo: Kocoj A 10,000 TEU containership lost about 70 containers overboard on Saturday night while about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. The U.S. Coast Guard is warning mariners of … Continue reading

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New Tug Delivered

A historic milestone in modern tug development was met (in February 2018) when Multratug 32, the first new CARROUSEL RAVE TUG (CRT) was delivered to its owner, Novatug B.V. of the Netherlands. Multraship B.V. of the Netherlands will be the … Continue reading

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Tampa Florida Gasparilla Festival

My wife and I spent 18 years or so in the area around Tampa Bay. Had a lot of fun on the beaches but man was it hot in the summer! We always heard about the Gasparrilla festival and around … Continue reading

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Magnificent Model Ship On Our Website

Part of the collection we acquired and man is this USS Missouri detailed to the hilt! Guns on deck, rocket launchers, detailed bridge and down to the tiniest gun barrels I have ever seen! I was told this model had … Continue reading

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Good Or Bad Freight Is Moving In

The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerized monthly cargo the Port has processed during its 110-year history, the port said on Friday. The previous record of 877,564 TEUs was set in … Continue reading

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Old Wreck Found In Lake Huron

    On November 25, 1881, the steamer Jane Miller sank in the Georgian Bay off Lake Huron with the loss of 28 passengers and crew. This summer, American shipwreck hunters Jared Daniels, Jerry Eliason and Ken Merryman, located the … Continue reading

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MV Yara Birkeland, Autonomous Container Ship

The first autonomous container ship, the 120 TEU feeder vessel, MV Yara Birkeland, will be launched in 2018. The ship will also be battery-powered and emissions-free. After a period of testing with a crew, the ship is expected to go … Continue reading

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USS John S McCain Loaded On Heavy Lift

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Hybrid technology for the water!

The future is here. Since 1928, Hinckley has been leading the way in the design of beautiful, highly innovative and timeless yachts. In the spirit of our legacy of innovation, we are excited to announce Dasher, the world’s first fully … Continue reading

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Post-Irma Caribbean Catastrophe — Navies, Cruise Ships and Private Boats Aid Victims

Hurricane Irma absolutely devastated many islands in the Caribbean. Now, in the aftermath of the catastrophic storm, aid is being sent by a small armada of ships and boats from governments, corporations and private citizens. The need for help is … Continue reading

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