Superyacht Spotlight: Octopus

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City of Rijeka yachting waterfront evening view, Kvarner bay, Croatia

This playfully named superyacht was previously owned by Paul Allen, former CEO of Microsoft, and is currently on the market after its refit in 2019. Initially made in 2003, this updated ship is looking for a new captain to steer it onto new adventures. Dimensions At 126.2 metres, the Octopus can hold twenty-six guests across its thirteen rooms, as well as fifty-seven members of staff. It was built by Lurssen, a German-owned and family-run business

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What Do People Eat in the Navy?

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NAVY BREAKFAST scrambled egg on english muffin with spring onion

You are what you eat, some say, and the navy certainly understands the importance of a nutritionally good diet. In this blog, you can learn about the foods involved in feeding navy forces in the UK and USA, as well as part of the processes behind it. British Navy The British Navy seeks to construct its meals from a range of ingredients, but it lends special weight to certain requirements. According to the Ministry of

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Superyacht Spotlight: Equanimity

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Monaco view

Equanimity is a superyacht surrounded in scandal; once owned by the super-rich Low Taek Jho, this superyacht was lost to the Malaysian government for many months after Jho became a fugitive and his assets were repossessed to attempt to fill the hole of money that Jho had embezzled from the infamous 1MDB fund. Dimensions The ship was built by Oceanco (a company based in the Netherlands) in 2014 with 1 billion RM. Its maximum speed

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Underwater Welding and Why It’s So Important

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person in submarine looking underwater

Underwater welding is an extreme career; it’s dangerous, exhilarating, it pays well, and sometimes it’s a vital aspect of maintaining a ship’s health, but it takes a long time for an individual to train as an underwater welder. In this blog you can learn about underwater welding, its uses and how one might become a welder. Hyperbaric Welding This is the more official name for the act of underwater welding, and It refers to the

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Living in Luxury: Superyachts

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Superyachts on the port of Antibes, French Riviera

In today’s blog, we’re talking about incredibly expensive ships – superyachts. They aren’t just an expense, however, they’re also works of art. With the world’s most incredible engineers and architects working on these floating pleasure islands, you can expect to read about glorious designs at the height of fashion.

How to Recognise a Navy Uniform

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Many navies around the world are distinguished by their uniforms, with the British Royal Navy having served as a template standard across the world. In this blog, we consider what distinguishes navies from around the world and the significance of their uniforms.

Welcome!

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Hello and welcome to our new blog here on the Offshore Supply website! Now we have the blog up and running we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and inform you about what we do! If you are a newcomer we will introduce you to our services and products, if you are an established customer, hello and welcome back! At Offshore Supply we are proud to be one of the industry leaders

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Biggest Military Ships

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Most navies are impressive in their own ways, but in this article, we are going to focus on some of the most imposing ships from navies around the world. We can only begin to imagine the industrial-scale operations involved in the simplest duties on these behemoths – even basic cleaning must take a while to complete on some of these ships.   HMS Queen Elizabeth Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of

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