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Old Ships vs. New Ships

Every time new cruise ships seem to be the centre of attention, touting fantastic on-board additions that aim to impress and excite the customer greatly. But what about their fleetmates that are tried and true, a mixture of vessels known … Continue reading

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Why use Bimagrip?

First of all, what is Bimagrip? Bimagrip is designed to provide a surfacing solution to areas where slipping or any loss of traction is a threat to either personal safety or performance. It has been designed to be applied to … Continue reading

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Container ship that weighs 210,890 tonnes

The world has grown used to super-sized machines and vehicles, but the world’s largest container ship draws attention wherever it goes. The vessel is named OOCL Hong Kong and is owned and operated by OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line). The … Continue reading

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Is Concrete Bad for the Environment?

Concrete is the most widely used building material available to the construction industry; but is concrete bad for the environment? The simple answer to that question is yes, it is. Having made that statement what follows will justify it by … Continue reading

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New Project – Stena Hibernia, Belfast

The Stena Hibernia is a predominantly Freight Ro Ro cargo Ferry operating between Heysham and Belfast built in 1996. Thortech were to complete the resurfacing of the weather deck, and complete surface repairs to ramps while the vessel was on … Continue reading

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Why Choose Us?

Are you looking for good reasons to choose this company? The biggest reason is without a doubt our expertise. We aren’t just up to date on industry standards; we keep pushing boundaries by drawing from the state of the art. … Continue reading

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The World’s 5 Most Dangerous Bridges

When you think of a bridge, you probably think of a nice, sturdy construction that guides its walker across of a road or a river, but not all bridges are so safe and unassuming! In fact, for some bridges across … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Private Yachts Ever Built

If there is one symbol of wealth and extravagance that stands above all others, it is the private yacht. What many of us do not think about, however, is that there is a hierarchy within the private yacht world. Some … Continue reading

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The 7 Most Notorious Sea Disasters Ever

Most people think the Titanic was the worst ever sea disaster. Whilst it’s the most notorious, many other terrible catastrophes have happened at sea the world over, during both war and peacetime. MV Wilhelm Gustloff: This German ship was hit … Continue reading

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Five of the Best Bridges in the World

29 People have built bridges for thousands of years, so it’s hardly surprising that some of the bridges around the world feature spectacular locations and construction techniques. Five of the world’s most innovative bridges ever built include: Ponte Vecchio, Florence … Continue reading

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