Our favourite links and websites........

Down below you will find, in no particular order, the websites we visit most on the Internet, related to shipping, towing, you name it. If they are new to you, be sure to have a look. All sites open in a new window!

  • Tugs
  • Cruiseships
  • Cargo- & Containerships
  • Queen Mary
  • Jeremiah O'Brien
  • Other Ship- and Tugspotters

- A site about the former sea-going tug Elbe, now being restored in Holland. Both the site and the ship are worth a visit! www.zeesleperelbe.nl

- Official site of Multraship, a towage and salvage company from Terneuzen, Holland: www.multraship.nl

- Official site of Svitzer, a very large company, some ships of them can be found on this site: www.svitzer.com

- The site of Otto Wulf GmbH, a German towing company working mainly in the East of Germany: www.seatowage.com

- Svitzer-Coess is the former Smitwijs, site can be found at: www.svitzer-coess.com

- A site with great pictures and descriptions: www.stemat.nl

- An old tugboat from New Zealand: www.daldy.com

- A famous German company: www.bugsier.de

- Site of the Port of Singapore authority, including a list of all tugs currently working in Singapore: www.psamarine.com.sg

- The official site of Costa Cruises. The part I like best are the Bridgecams, where you can see where the ship is today: www.costacruise.com

- Site about the SS Rotterdam, now a museum/hotel in Rotterdam: www.stoomschiprotterdam.nl

- And another one about the SS Rotterdam: www.derotterdam.com

- The official site of Princess Cruises, including bridgecams: www.princess.com

- The official site of Maersk Line, one of the largest shipping lines in the world: www.maerskline.com/appmanager

- The Wikipedia page about the Emma Maersk, one of the largest containerships afloat: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Maersk

- Official site of a former cargoship, now museumship, in Hamburg, Germany, the Cap San Diego. The website is in German, with an English summary: www.capsandiego.de

- Pictures of the Cap San Diego on the German Wikipedia: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Cap_San_Diego

- The official site of the Queen Mary Hotel and Musueum, as she is today, in Long Beach, California: www.queenmary.com

- The Wikipedia site about the Queen Mary, with some interesting facts and photos: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Queen_Mary

- A very interesting Wikipediat page about the modern sister of the Queen Mary, the Queen Mary 2: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Mary_2

- A (Dutch language) list of news about the Queen Mary 2, and other cruiseships: cruise.navingo.nl/queenmary

- Another Queen Mary, this one is permanently docked in London and is also a conference center etc.: www.caniseethat.co.uk/QueenMary

- In search of the ghosts on the Queen Mary!: www.queenmaryshipwreck.com

- The Official website of the Liberty Ship "Jeremiah O'Brien", described elsewhere on the site, can be found here: www.ssjeremiahobrien.org

- Another site about a restored Liberty ship, the "John. W. Brown: www.liberty-ship.com

- There are also some Victory Ships still around. This site is about one of them, the "Lane Victory", to be found in Los Angeles: www.lanevictory.org

- A page of the Historic Naval Ships association, dedicated to the Jeremiah: www.hnsa.org/ships/jobrien.htm

- A site with more information, including some YouTubevideos: www.geocities.com/jeremiahobrien/obrien.html

- A site with some more recent (digital) photos. Seems like not much has changed since 1992: www.flickr.com/photos/telstar/tags/ssjeremiahobrien

- Everyone who takes pictures of tugboats should look at this site, some of our pictures can also be found there: www.tugspotters.com

- A website with pictures of all kinds of ships, including some of my pictures! images-of-ships.co.uk

- Pictures of tugs and other ships from around the UK: www.g4ivn.fsnet.co.uk

- A lot of photos of tugs and all kinds of ships can be found on this site, both from the UK and furter afield: www.shipphotos.co.uk

- A German site with more photos: www.ship-photos.de

- The site of Leon van Duivendijk, with beautiful pictures from all over the world: www.duivendijk.net

- Here you can see what's going on around Antwerp and Zeebrugge: www. ship-hunters.be

- The captain of the "SD Seal" maintains a website with photos of tugboats, and other useful and interesting information: www.tughunter.nl