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2018 Largest Ships On The Seas

While we don’t quite use sea travel to the extent of our ancestors, traveling via water is still pretty damn popular. Many people love to go to the sea because it allows a sense of liberation from the laws of the land. That being said, you might also suffer from problems with finding a ship of the right size to fit your ambitions. If you want some help in finding some of the biggest ships in the world, then here are some of the largest vessels still sailing the seven seas today.

CMA CGM Von Humboldt

The CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt, to be exact. This stunning explorer ship was built and named after the famous Alexander von Humboldt himself. This amazing ship was scheduled to be delivered in 201,3, and is capable of delivering an impressive speed of 20 knots despite being a dead weight of a whopping 187,624 tons.

It’s a huge ship, but it’s not the biggest on this latest – despite managing to reach a whopping 396m in size.

Emma Maersk

Just a touch more impressive in terms of size is the stunning Emma Maersk. This gigantic cruise ship is among the most popular on the planet, and has long stood the test of time as a hugely impressive E-class ship. It’s been around for over a decade, having been manufactured in 2006. Since then, it has become a very impressive part of the world of nautical development, with it at one stage being the largest ship ever created. Indeed, it was able to carry as many as 11,000 units at 20ft in size – each!

Esso Atlantic

At a whopping 406m in size, the Esso Atlantic is one of the leaders on this important list of stunning boats. Despite launching more than 40 years ago, in 1977, it was a hugely impressive cruise ship for the era.

Indeed, its impressive dead weight of 516,891 tons becomes even more impressive when you consider that it can hit top speeds of a whopping 15.6 knots. It’s a massive oil transfer tanker that has served as one of the most valuable ships to sail the seas for many a year.

Seawise Giant

The stunning Seawise Giant is, at 458m in length, the second largest ship that we could find. This amazing cruise ship was later known by other names like Knock Nevis and Mont, was a stunning ULCC supertanker. It held the distinction of having the greatest deadweight tonnage ever seen, with a whopping 657,019 tons making it the heaviest ship of any kind ever built at the time.

Given it could hit speeds of 16 knots, though, you would never know!

Prelude FLNG

This is the largest ship we could find still cutting around in 2018. With over 600,000 tons of displacement and with over 260,000 tons of steel, this is a hugely impressive model aircraft. Ships like this often stand out as they produce a stunning platform for everything from liquefied natural gas platforms to working offshore.

At 488m in length, you can be almost certain that this stunning ship is one of the largest ever to be produced.

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While we don’t quite use sea travel to the extent of our ancestors, traveling via water is still pretty damn popular. Many people love to go to the sea because it allows a sense of liberation from the laws of the land. That being said, you might also suffer...

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Top 10 artist of all time

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Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519)

He is one of the world’s artists, philosophers and greatest thinkers. In several different art fields, from science to astronomy, he succeeded to prove to be very innovative and also several centuries ahead of his contemporaries. He is seen as a key person in the birth of the European Renaissance period, which is known for new ideas, scientific discoveries and creation of beautiful art.

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Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Vincent Van Gogh is an artist of exceptional talent. He was influenced by impressionists of the period, but he developed his own famous, instinctive, spontaneous style. Van Gogh is one of the most celebrated art personalities of the twentieth century. He also played a key role in the development of modern art as we know it today.

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Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)

He was born on 6 March 1475, in a Florentine village called Caprese in Toscana. His father was a serving magistrate of the Florentine Republic and came from an influential family. His son Michelangelo did not wish to follow his father’s steps. He was mostly attracted by the artistic world. At the time, this was seen as an inferior occupation for a family of that standing. At the age of 13, Michelangelo was apprenticed to Domenico Ghirlandaio, the leading fresco wall painter in Florence. There he learned some of the basic painting techniques, but also experienced some new skills, especially in sculpting.

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Claude Monet (1840-1926)

He’s the primary inspiration for the new art movement, later called impressionism. Together with his contemporaries, he was trying to capture the light of nature on canvass in very spontaneous and vivacious style. He painted a various subjects, from urban scenes to his own beloved formal garden in later ages. Monet wanted to capture the essence of what he saw in nature, without being misguided by formal ideas of style and substance.

Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramacist and poet, who left a huge legacy behind. He was one of the founders of cubism and one of the most influential artists of the Twentieth Century as well.

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Raphael (1483–1520)

He’s one of the greatest Italian painters. Along with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael is the part of the great trinity of the High Renaissance period. He was known for his clarity of form and ability to convey beauty and perfection.

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Auguste Renoir (1841–1919)

He’s also one of the founders of impressionism, which was a revolutionary new development amongst painters in 19th century. In some stage, he moved on from impressionism after being deeply inspired by the Italian renaissance Masters.

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Jan or Johan Vermeer (1632-1675)

He’s a Dutch painter from the “Golden Age of Dutch Painting” from the baroque period. Even though he was pretty obscure during his life, in the Nineteenth Century his work transformed into light and now he is listed as one of the greatest proponents of Baroque painting. His focus on simple portraits and household scenes is the main element of his work.

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Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

His father wished him to pursue a “respectable” career, so between 1859 and 1861 Paul Cezanne attended the law school of the University of Aix. Finally in 1861, he became disappointed with this career path and quit it to pursue his life’s passion, which was art off course.

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He is one of the world’s artists, philosophers and greatest thinkers. In several different art fields, from science to astronomy, he succeeded to prove to be very innovative and also several centuries ahead of his...

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Many ways to wear a crop-top this season

After the crop-top majorly conquered the fashion market in 80’s, it’s back again and you’re probably asking yourself what would be the best way to wear it this season. Actually, there are many solutions for your problem, but first of all, you need to think about the way you want to reveal your belly. Is a fully covered, a bit of yourself or a totally exposed option in your plans?

You should also decide if simple or exciting bra would be your choice. Of course, you can go with both options depending on the occasion and your mood in a particular day. Some of our recommendable types of crop-tops for the upcoming season could help you choose how to pair your kind of top with various assets that are regular in your closet, whether you’re in a high wasted, loose, tie-up or any style.

As many of you have a different taste, there are actually some ways to wear a crop top and not to worry about the general image. It’s always easier to decide when you have some official recommendations in various magazine and blogs. So, if you need some additional inspiration for the season, we’re offering you some of the options here, which we find suitable for many events.

 

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After the crop-top majorly conquered the fashion market in 80’s, it’s back again and you’re probably asking yourself what would be the best way to wear it this season. Actually, there are many solutions for your problem, but first of all, you need to...