Cargo Fail Leaves Truck Dangling Off A Ship Like Bait On A Fishing Line

Apparently "a miscommunication between line handlers aboard the containership MSC Ilona and those at terminal 4 in the Port of Baltimore" ended with what looks like an older Toyota Tacoma dangling off the ship's deck like the most useless anchor ever. » 3/26/15 10:28am Thursday 10:28am

Here's The Largest Oil Rig Ever On Top Of The Largest Transport Ship

The Dutch Dockwise Vanguard is a semi-submersible heavy lift ship built in 2012 by Hyundai Heavy Industries that can carry 110,000 tons. That makes it the largest marine transport vessel in the world. Oil company Eni Norge gave them a call. » 2/13/15 3:05pm 2/13/15 3:05pm

Watch Those Roadkill Maniacs Swap A V8 From A Truck Into A Jet Boat

When you happen to have a truck with an LS6 and a jet boat that desperately needs an LS6, it's only natural to use the same engine in both, because Roadkill can pull that off. » 2/09/15 9:40am 2/09/15 9:40am

These Photos Of That Grounded Car Carrier Ship Are Beautifully Surreal

Salvage experts are still trying to figure out what to do with the Hoegh Osaka, the carrier ship that ran aground off the Isle of Wight on Saturday evening while carrying 4,600 tonnes of cargo. Meanwhile, Getty Images photographer Matt Cardy has captured just how dire and breathtaking the situation really is. » 1/08/15 10:25am 1/08/15 10:25am

The Moment Your Race Boat Flies Upside Down

Unlimited hydroplane racing is one of the fastest ways to travel on water, and each boat is powered by a 3000 HP turbine engine out of a Chinook helicopter. The boats are capable of speeds of over 200 MPH, and when they hit a bump they can get a bit, well, flippy. » 12/12/14 3:20pm 12/12/14 3:20pm

This $25 Million Yacht Looks Like A Supercar, Comes With One Inside

Let's say you invent a suppository that extends your lifespan, keeps you looking young, and gives you an orgasm any time you smell vanilla extract. What would you do with the piles of money you'd make? If you answered "buy a massive yacht that looks like a car and comes with its own supercar," then I'm relieved… » 12/10/14 3:15pm 12/10/14 3:15pm

These Guys Jumped A Jet Boat With Snowmobiles

With enough throttle, you can drive a snowmobile across water. With enough of a ramp, you can even jump one into a river. This can only lead to one conclusion » 10/22/14 8:35pm 10/22/14 8:35pm

How Do You Launch America's Newest $360M Ship? Like A Toy In A Bathtub.

The USS Detroit got launched on Saturday, a 3,500 ton littoral combat ship built at a cost of around $360 million. Lockheed Martin dropped the ship into the water like a toy into a bathtub. » 10/21/14 11:45am 10/21/14 11:45am

Toyota Built A $275,000 Boat And We Kind Of Love It

The Toyota Ponam-31 is the first entry into a "new class" of boats the company is calling "Sports Utility Cruisers." Looks like a regular-old power cruiser to me, but that said, it is a rather handsome vessel with a lot of cool tech. » 10/13/14 5:00pm 10/13/14 5:00pm

Powerboat Jumping Waves Pulls Off A Perfect Free Willy Impression

Off-shore powerboats are best at turning fuel into noise at an egregious pace, but a byproduct of all that power is enough thrust to ride a wave straight into the air. Doesn't do much to cushion the landing though. » 10/03/14 1:00pm 10/03/14 1:00pm

Massive Suez Canal Tanker Crash Is Like Two Drunk Rams Trying To Fight

The thing about massive container ships is that when they crash, there is no way it's going to be small. And they're so big, that even while trying to do an emergency turn, they only manage to sweep along ever... so... slowly. Which makes this hit pretty damn big. » 9/29/14 8:33pm 9/29/14 8:33pm

I Could Watch This Elegant Shape-Shifting Watercraft Transform All Day

What a pain in the ass owning six boats is, amirite my billionaire brothers? Part of that problem might be about to go away for a lucky few– German shipwright shop Kormaran is cooking up a rocket ship for the water that can cycle through six distinct setups on the fly. » 9/26/14 2:11pm 9/26/14 2:11pm

Listen To A Man Laugh As A Monster Wave Bears Down On His Puny Life

If I saw a wave this big, all you'd hear is the silent terror of pants being wetted. But this mariner saw a wave taller than most office buildings, and instead laughed the joyous chuckle of the criminally insane. This mariner is, clearly, a hero. » 9/15/14 7:20pm 9/15/14 7:20pm

How The Soviet Navy Became A Major Player

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos we find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 9/14/14 5:09pm 9/14/14 5:09pm