Die USA würden eine Blockade nicht dulden und weiter eine "robuste Präsenz" in der Region halten, heißt es seitens der US-Marine.

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10/15/2012

Schiffe der Superlative

Giganten der Meere: Vom Supertanker zur Mega-Yacht, die größten Schiffe ihrer Art.

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REUTERSThe damaged oil tanker M Star is seen in the Pacific heading towards Tokyo Bay August 24, 2010. Japanese authorities plan to investigate the cause of the damage sustained in the Strait of Hormuz, including the possibility of a terrorist attack, Kyo

dapdFILE - In this March 8, 2012 file photo, sailors clean the flight deck as they move supplies and equipment in preparation for the final deployment of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at the Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. The U.S. Nav

APIn this handout photo released, Friday, March 10, 2006, by the U.S. Navy, F-14D Tomcats are staged in launch position for their departure from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Atlantic Ocean to their home port of Naval Air

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APOne of Russias largest Soviet-built nuclear submarines, Typhoon (Akula) class, which remains the worlds largest with the displacement of about 25,000 metric tons (27,500 tons) heaves ahead in the Barents Sea at Russias Arctic Coast in this September 200

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EPAepa00817608 The largest containership in the world, the Emma Maersk, is docked in the AMP terminals in the Port of Rotterdam on Wednesday, 13 September 2006. The ship, owned by the Danish Maersk Line, can carry 13.500 containers. At the APM terminal th

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APMilitary personel watch as the Sea-Based X-Band Radar sails into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, aboard the MV Blue Marlin, Monday, Jan. 9, 2006. The 280-foot tall Sea-Based X-band Radar is so powerful it can identify baseball-sized objects from thousands of mile

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EPAepa02808019 British cruise liner "Queen Elizabeth" anchors for the first time in the harbour of Hamburg, Germany 03 July 2011. The cruise liner after "Queen Victoria" and "Queen Mary 2" is the third cruiser of Cunard shipping company to call at the por

REUTERSThe worlds largest cruise liner, the MS Allure of the Seas, sets sail from Turku ship yard, early morning October 29, 2010. The vessel, delivered from South Korean shipbuilder STX to Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines yesterday, is 360 metres long, tower

APA man rides his bicycle next to a the "Club Med 2" cruise ship that sits in Havana bay, Thursday, April 16, 2009. Fidel Castro said a group of retired U.S. military officials is urging President Barack Obama to support a proposal allowing all Americans

REUTERSRussian billionaire Roman Abramovichs superyacht “Eclipse” turns in the Elbe river after it left Dock 10 at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg April 16, 2010. The 170-metre-long luxury yacht is reported to be worth 400 million Euros ($540 milli

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APARCHIV - Die Faehrschiffe "Color Fantasy", links, und "Color Magic" der norwegischen Reederei "Color Line" liegen am 18. Oktober 2007, in der Kieler Innenfoerde. Die deutsche Werftindustrie hat ein staatlich gefoerdertes Erneuerungsprogramm fuer Faehren

The worlds largest car ferry Ulysses arrives into Dublin Port on March 4, 2001. The 100 million ($92 million) car ferry can carry 1,342 cars or 240 articulated trucks per sailing in its 2.6 miles (4km) of vehicle lane parking space on board and will oper

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