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Photo Details
Photographer:Ria Maat [View profile]Title:THIALFAdded:Apr 21, 2012
Captured:April 21, 2012IMO:8757740Hits:1,516
Location:Maassluis, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Photo Category: 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 Identification
Former name(s):
- Mcdermott Derrick Barge No.102 (Until 1998 Mar)
- Db 102 (Until 1985 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Platform
Gross tonnage:136,709 tons
Summer DWT:129,221 tons
Length:202 m
Beam:96 m
Draught:17 m

Additional Information
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:1985
AIS Information
Last known position:
51°55’27” N, 4°12’46.2” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 314° (128°)
Arrival:27th Feb 2017
12:00:27 UTC
Last update:
6 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 February 27th, 12:00:27 UTCRotterdam
2017 February 14th, 19:00:52 UTCPonta Delgada
2017 January 25th, 13:30:05 UTCChaguaramas
2017 January 12th, 20:00:12 UTCJuniper
2016 March 28th, 18:00:07 UTCStavanger
2016 February 24th, 18:00:36 UTCRotterdam
2015 September 26th, 14:00:25 UTCGi69
2015 August 18th, 14:00:04 UTCRdam
2015 August 6th, 19:00:30 UTCSverdrup
2015 July 17th, 00:00:59 UTCStavanger
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Photo Comments (8)

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Ria Maat on Apr 25, 2012 13:46 (4 years ago)
Hello Markos,
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,
Amorgian on Apr 24, 2012 09:41 (4 years ago)
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.
Ria Maat on Apr 23, 2012 18:10 (4 years ago)
Thank you Cedric, for your kind compliments. Much appreciated!
Best regards,
Ria Maat on Apr 23, 2012 18:08 (4 years ago)
Hello Robert,
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.
Best regards,
Cedric Hacke on Apr 22, 2012 13:07 (4 years ago)
Superb picture this, it really shows the sheer size of Thialf! Well done!
Robert Tremblay on Apr 22, 2012 00:00 (4 years ago)
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
Ria Maat on Apr 21, 2012 19:48 (4 years ago)
Hi Henk,
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.
Greetings, Ria
Henk de Winde on Apr 21, 2012 19:21 (4 years ago)
Looks like this one is taken in Madurodam Ria!
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