Category: Industrial

Andrejsala harbor

August 6, 2018 Industrial 0

Andrejsala harbor is a district of Riga, located within former territory of industrial port next to the city center. Place:

Latvia border guard boat RK-17

June 10, 2018 Industrial 0

Latvia border guard boat RK-17 Map:

Cruise ship MS Clio in Riga port

June 10, 2018 Industrial 0

MS Clio, (formerly Le Levant and Tere Moana), is a cruise ship owned and operated by GCCL Cayman Fleet 1. The ship was built at the Alstom Leroux shipyard in St. Malo, France in 1998. [c] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Clio A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the… Read more

MSC Orchestra is a cruise ship in Riga port

June 3, 2018 Industrial 0

MSC Orchestra is a cruise ship in Riga port. Support provided by Krisupe. MS MSC Orchestra is a cruise ship that was built in 2007 for MSC Cruises. She is the second ship of the Musica class. She could at the time accommodate 2,550 passengers in 1,275 cabins. Most inside cabins were later refitted with… Read more

“Indrikis” – modern replica of a Viking ship

June 1, 2018 Industrial 0

Modern replica of a Viking ship “Indrikis” Historical and technical details available here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_ships Replica is made very simlar to “Oseberg Ship”  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oseberg_Ship) Ship can be rented: http://www.buratajiem.lv/vairak/notikumi/item/1365-vikingu-kugis-indrikis-sak-atputas-braucienus-pa-daugavu-foto Map:

Soviet-made trains and railway

May 29, 2018 Industrial 0

Soviet-made train and railway. Man°y of those were made in Latvia. Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca (RVR) is one of the largest machine-building plants in Latvia, founded in 1895 by the businessman Oscar Freywirth under the name Phoenix. RVR is based in Riga and was for many years the largest producer of electric and diesel trains and… Read more

Water transport in Daugava (military ship, yacht, boat)

May 29, 2018 Industrial 0

French military ship m646 parked ( another one of same model was right behind it); Wildcat 65 yacht (it seems that it can be rented: https://yachtum.com/en/catamarans/sailing-catamaran-wild-cat-65/) Motorboat Map:

Tallink ferry Isabelle in Riga port

May 28, 2018 Industrial 0

Tallink ferry Isabelle in Riga port. MS Isabelle is a cruiseferry owned and operated by the Estonia-based Tallink. [c] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Isabelle Map:

Railway museum

May 28, 2018 Industrial 0

Railway museum Map: