THIALF - IMO 8757740
|Photographer:||Ria Maat [View profile]||Title:||THIALF||Added:||Apr 21, 2012|
|Captured:||April 21, 2012||IMO:||8757740||Hits:||982|
|Location:||Maassluis, Rotterdam, Netherlands|
||Crane Ships and Crane Platforms (Specialized)|
|The Crane Ship THIALF seen at the New Waterway on her way to the Heerema location at the Caland canal in Rotterdam-Europoort.
The tugs SMIT HUDSON and SMIT SCHELDE assisted at the front, the SMIT PANTHER and SMIT CHEETAH at the back, while the TEXELBANK was on the starboard side and the THAMESBANK on the larboard.
|Vessel type:||Maintenance Platform|
|Gross tonnage:||136,709 tons|
|Summer DWT:||129,221 tons|
|Last known position:|
|28°49’21.72” N, 90°1’55.92” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|0kts, 14° (139°)|
|Arrival:||7th Feb 2014|
|15 days 11 hours ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2014 February 7th, 06:00:33 UTC||Trinidad|
|2014 January 11th, 17:00:54 UTC||Pointe N Oire|
|2013 November 1st, 00:00:32 UTC||Las Palmas|
|2013 October 14th, 07:00:01 UTC||Rotterdam|
|2013 October 3rd, 11:00:28 UTC||Draugen Platform|
|2013 September 15th, 06:00:38 UTC||Am Oy|
|2013 September 14th, 09:00:45 UTC||Vats|
|2013 September 12th, 09:00:24 UTC||Ala A|
|2013 September 9th, 06:00:07 UTC||Am|
|2013 September 7th, 23:30:16 UTC||Vats||
© Wil Weijsters
© Arjan Elmendorp
Photo Comments (8)
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The Thialf compared to Gulliver.... Nice idea! Believe me, it was a breathtaking view. Really great!
Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments.
Best wishes to you,
Great shot Ria! This photo could have come from the book: Gulliver in Lilipouti...
(It is truly amazing, how all appear tiny, especially compared to houses with the good giant!)
With my best regards, Markos.
Thank you Cedric, for your kind compliments. Much appreciated!
Thank you for showing interest and your kind comments. We have seen the Thialf more than once and every time we are amazed about how huge she is.
Superb picture this, it really shows the sheer size of Thialf! Well done! |
As i said to Jens about that gigantic floating machine, i am stunned to see that big crane ships could still sail; i know it is just a question of physic but it still amazed me a lot....and should also amazed the tiny walking people walking along the water. Enjoy that shot with the house in the front of your photo. Very best regards, Robert08 |
This photo is indeed uploaded to show how huge the Thialf is. On the other photo there are walking people along the water.... if you can find them.
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Looks like this one is taken in Madurodam Ria! |