A gent named Kjell Inge Røkke is one of Norway's richest men, worth some $2.6 billion. He made his fortune in the shipping and offshore drilling industries. "The sea has given me great opportunities. I am grateful for that," Røkke told Aftenposten. "I will give back to the community the
With a staggering 18 passenger decks, an onboard artificial beach, a "lazy river" ride and the world's longest cruise ship waterslide, the 3,300-passenger AIDAprima is the flagship of AIDA Cruises (a subsidiary of Carnival). The AIDAprima was constructed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at their Koyagi shipyards in Nagasaki, and
Here's an annual design/build competition for engineering students that design schools could take a cue from. Each year the American Society of Civil Engineers hosts a canoe race, with a catch: Students have to design and build the canoes out of concrete. While the competition is hosted in America,
For Edorado Marine, and in co-operaction with naval architect Peter Bosgraaf, Springtime developed the full-electric speedboat Edorado 7s. The Edorado 7S uses hydrofoil technology in order to decrease drag increase maximum speed and range. For the bodywork, we approached the boat as a GT sports car: powerful and elegant bodywork, with a highly refined and premium interior. Edoradomarine.com
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