World's largest shiplift at China's Three Gorges Dam

World's largest permanent shiplift will start trial operation Sunday at the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province. Jointly designed by Chinese and German experts, the shiplift is also the most sophisticated of its kind. Follow this first-ever aerial view of the facility to see how it works.


MSC Meraviglia is taking shape

Step by step the ship for all seasons is getting prepared to set sail. MSC Meraviglia made its sea debut on 2 September as it was floated out of drydock at STX France’s Saint-Nazaire shipyard. It was the very first time this next-generation ship touched sea waters.