In vast shipyards across the globe elite engineers are joining forces to build a new breed of marine machines to do battle with the worlds roughest seas.
Featuring in the series is a giant Maersk Tanker as long as 2 football pitches, a mighty Supertug with the power of 180 cars and the world's biggest jack-up drilling rig with legs towering more than 200 metres over the shipyard. Constructing these ocean giants on time and to spec are the ultimate test of team work and skill for the world's biggest ship builders.
Meet the boundary-pushing crew of engineers, shipbuilders, captains and designers as they work to build, test and launch three of the world's most complex offshore assets. Working under extreme conditions, and tight deadlines, the teams toil to complete the assets and get them ready to access and transport oil.
Status: To Be Determined
Runtime: 60 minutes
World's Biggest Shipbuilders - Defence industry of India - Netflix
The Defence industry of India is a strategically important sector in India. With strength of over 1.39 million active personnel, it is world's 2nd largest military force and has the world's largest volunteer army. The total budget sanctioned for the Indian military for the financial year 2018 is $62.8 billion.
World's Biggest Shipbuilders - Arms Exports - Netflix
Although India’s track record as an arms exporter bears witness of its limited success recent defence export contract are noteworthy. In March 2011 New Delhi agreed to sell its first indigenously designed and built multi-role offshore patrol vessel (OPV) named Barracuda, to Mauritius. In March 2017, India finalised a deal with Myanmar for sale of indigenously developed lightweight torpedoes worth USD 37.9 million.Similar naval plateforms were sold to Sri Lanka and Vietnam as well. In Sep 2017 Ordnance Factories Board secured its biggest export order from UAE for the supply of 40,000 pieces of a component used in Bofors artillery guns for Rs 322 crore. In December 2017, India confirmed its deepened military cooperation where it will upgrade Myanmar's T-72 tanks, supply DRDO's radars to Armenia, Kamov 226 T multi-utility helicopters to Jordan, Astra 70-kilometer range air- to-air missile to UAE and manufacture DRDO weapons in Saudi Arabia by 2018.
World's Biggest Shipbuilders - References - Netflix