Superships

Superships

2004 - 2006, Travel, Other
Documentary series investigating the technology behind some of the world's biggest ships
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Episode Guide

  • Superships - The Top Ten Superships (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Top Ten Superships

    The biggest, smartest, strangest and most powerful ships.

  • Superships - The Land Maker: Vasco Da Gama (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Land Maker: Vasco Da Gama

    World's largest dredger.

  • Superships - Mighty Servant 1: High Seas Muscle (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Mighty Servant 1: High Seas Muscle

    A massive ship transports a section of offshore drilling platform from Korea to the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Superships - First Lady of the Mississippi: American Queen (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    First Lady of the Mississippi: American Queen

    The world's biggest stern-wheeler, complete with old-fashioned calliope tunes and riverboat gamblers, travels the Mississippi.

  • Superships - Kilo Moana (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Kilo Moana

    A research ship that uses the SWATH hull structure.

  • Superships - The Mighty and the Miniature: Atlantic Guardian (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Mighty and the Miniature: Atlantic Guardian

    A ship helps keep the pathways of worldwide communications open by repairing damaged undersea cables.

  • Superships - Eirik Raude: Oil Patch Explorer (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Eirik Raude: Oil Patch Explorer

    World's largest self-propelled, all-weather oil drilling rig.

  • Superships - Shanghai Express: Ocean Highway Hauler (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Shanghai Express: Ocean Highway Hauler

    The world's largest container ship is examined on a voyage from Rotterdam to Hamburg.

  • Superships - Super Servant: The Careful Movers (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Super Servant: The Careful Movers

    A large ocean vessel ferries smaller craft to distant ports.

  • Superships - Sailing the Dream: The Royal Clipper (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Sailing the Dream: The Royal Clipper

    The biggest sailing ship in the world transports passengers across the Caribbean Sea.

  • Superships - A Grand Carrier - the Ferry Ulysses (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    A Grand Carrier - the Ferry Ulysses

    Battling waves 32 feet high and gale-force winds, the Ferry Ulysses crosses the Irish Sea, keeping afloat with an intricate stabilization and ballasting system.

  • Superships - Freeway on the Seaway: The CAT (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Freeway on the Seaway: The CAT

    The CAT, super-fast car ferry.

  • Superships - Launching a Leviathan: The Hellespont Fairfax (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Launching a Leviathan: The Hellespont Fairfax

    The world's largest double-hulled oil tanker is being constructed in North Korea.

  • Superships - The Hellespont Fairfax; The Eirik Raude (Season 1 Episode 1/7)
    Season 1 Episode 1/7:

    The Hellespont Fairfax; The Eirik Raude

    Construction of the world's largest double-hulled oil tanker; the world's largest self-propelled oil drilling rig.

  • Superships - Freeway on the Seaway: The CAT (Season 1 Episode 2/3)
    Season 1 Episode 2/3:

    Freeway on the Seaway: The CAT

    The CAT, super-fast car ferry.

  • Superships - Sailing the Dream: The Royal Clipper (Season 1 Episode 4/10)
    Season 1 Episode 4/10:

    Sailing the Dream: The Royal Clipper

    The biggest sailing ship in the world transports passengers across the Caribbean Sea.

  • Superships - The Super Servant and The Shanghai Express (Season 1 Episode 5/6)
    Season 1 Episode 5/6:

    The Super Servant and The Shanghai Express

    The Super Servant ferries yachts to distant places around the globe; the Shanghai Express is the world's largest container ship.

  • Superships - The Atlantic Guardian; Mighty Servant 1 (Season 1 Episode 8/11)
    Season 1 Episode 8/11:

    The Atlantic Guardian; Mighty Servant 1

    The Atlantic Guardian handles undersea cable emergencies; the Mighty Servant 1 hauls offshore drilling platforms.

  • Superships - The Vasco De Gama & The Kilo Moana (Season 1 Episode 9/12)
    Season 1 Episode 9/12:

    The Vasco De Gama & The Kilo Moana

    The world's largest dredger; a state-of-the-art research vessel.

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