How To Make Sure Ships Don't Sink | Built From Disaster | Spark

  • Published: 01 June 2019
  • Advances in boat technology, including the design features that allow passenger ships to operate safely.

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Comments • 479

  • knightcamp4
    knightcamp4  2 days back

    and uh this uh ship is uh completely uh unsinkableuh thats uh why uh i uh UH

    • James Ricker
      James Ricker  2 days back

      Watch where you are going and don't hit a rock

      • Lozibiza resident
        Lozibiza resident  3 days back

        116,000 gross tonnes, that?s tiny compared to newer ships. NCL Epic is 158,000 GT. Fascinating stuff though!

        • The Offended Bucket
          The Offended Bucket  3 days back

          The short clip of the Titanic is actually the Olympic

          • James Ricker
            James Ricker  2 days back

            No motion picture film of the Titanic exists

        • RYAN BOTKIN
          RYAN BOTKIN  5 days back

          You can build the ship in to two half’s bottom and top make it separate in catastrophic failure of the other half and build it to float no matter what build it insane

          • RYAN BOTKIN
            RYAN BOTKIN  5 days back

            Don’t run into shit

            • Avi Makkar
              Avi Makkar  5 days back

              30:24 WTF are they still using windows 98

              • Mud Therapy
                Mud Therapy  1 weeks back

                at 9:04 he said this fall looks like wood... well I'm sorry to tell you it looks like fake plastic wood. it definitely does not look like real wood lol

                • Jasonsenipor
                  Jasonsenipor  2 weeks back

                  The Estonia was very poorly maintained.
                  The bow visor locks wasn't working like they should and the crew had to use sledge hammers and hit on the locks to get them into place.
                  The bow visor rubber seals was missing in some areas and badly damaged in other areas, crew used mattresses to fill in the gaps.
                  The water proof fire doors did not work, hatches that's supposed to be closed at all times where left open and had rusted so badly they where stuck.
                  There was an harbor inspection done on Estonia on the same day it left for its final voyage, it had several code 17 faults, if 1 code 17 is found the ship is NOT allowed to leave port until fixed.
                  The guy doing the inspection was training Estonians harbor workers to do these kind of inspections, he was given the Order to let the ship sail.
                  There where former Soviet military hardware being transported to Sweden on Estonia and it was very important that the Estonia continued it's journey.


                  According to the guy monitoring the car ramp, it stayed closed and did not open, water came in on either side of the ramp with each wave.
                  That guy left only after the ship was laying on it's side, he got out through the emergency exit through the chimney...Most likely was the Last person who got out of the ship.
                  The captain went full speed ahead into big waves and after the bow visor fell off, he kept going for some time and the car deck started filling with water.

                  The crew reported this to the bridge and he then decided to make a hard left turn and that caused the ship to roll over to it's side.

                  Had the car ramp opened up like in the simulations, the ship would have sunk in matter of minutes and not after 40 minutes.
                  Instead of taking on Millions of liters from Each wave hitting the bow had the ramp been open, it took on thousands with each wave. which is why it took so long before it finally sank.

                  Also had the captain stuck it in reverse instead of turning hard left, it would never have rolled over and instead stayed afloat.

                  • Bongo Frenzy
                    Bongo Frenzy  2 weeks back

                    42:39 the radical new design being.... put the bow of a viking ship on it.

                    • merkga
                      merkga  2 weeks back

                      Has anyone heard about the supposed "real" reason the Estonia sunk? Like they said in this video the boy weiser was the main initial damage, but they say it was the heavy seas that made it fail, along with many other factors. But the other story is that it was actually a bomb that had been place there by Russian agents. It had been put there by them due to the cargo the ship was secretly carrying onboard. When this happened it was several years after the Iron Curtain fell and corrupt military officials had been selling secret technology to the U.S. and other countries. But getting these things out of Russia and that area in particular wasn't an easy thing to do. So western intelligence agencies used a route called the Baltic Drainpipe, which was use to smuggle all sorts of things out of the area. They had been using the Estonia as a cover vessel to get their cargo out, they thought that since the ferry ship had several hundred people on it that the Russians wouldn't interfere with what they were really doing. So essentially they used they the passangers of the ship as human shields for their cargo. But seems as though they greatly underestimated the Reds becuase on that particular voyage the ship was carrying missile technology that had detailed information about Soviet missiles. Like their capacity, range, accuracy, and other such things. So ofcourse the Russians couldn't let this get to the West's hands, thus leading them to place the bomb on the ship. Its said that they never meant to sink the ship but only to cause enough damage to force it to turn back for repairs so they could then take back control of the ships cargo, but unfortunately that's not how things worked out and hundreds of innocent people lost their lives. So that more or less is the "real" reason to the ship's demise, other then that everything they mention in this video is true. Like all the safety measures that should have been in place not being there... And all the other stuff.

                      I can deff understand why they wouldn't mention the actual reason of the ships demise. Simply because it's not that kind of documentary and it would just be kinda odd for them to go into that. But that seems to be that actual events to why the Estonia became the disaster it did. You can look it up yourself, also a lot of things that happened afterwards were very suspicious.
                      Like the fact that both the western countries and the Soviets worked together to cover up what had really happened. Also how Sweden first said they would spare no expense in salvaging the ship but then for some reason proceeded to entomb it with concrete... Like wth would anyone do that? And when was the last time anyone's heard of a wrecked ship being essentially burried in concrete? That's not common practice at all! There was only one official dive at the wreckage and some of the film from that dive was suppressed. Then before Sweden burried the ship in concrete the nations that had been involved signed a treaty declaring that no one will dive there again but for some odd reason the UK signed this treaty even though they had absolutely nothing to do with what was going on there and that has never been explained. But an illegal dive was done by a private dive team who brought up pieces from the bow doors and testing found traces of explosives on them. So that along with a lot of unanswered questions makes this the last great act of violence from the Cold War... But ofcourse this is all just theory because it hasn't been proven as fact. But really who burries a sunken ship with concrete? Unless there's something there ppl don't want found out about? After all how would it look if the world found out that the ships passengers had been used at human shields for several countries black ops missions into former Soviet Russia? And how would it look for Russia if ppl found out their military secrets had been taken by other countries? Thus leading them both to work with each other to bury this secret with concrete and sale the narrative everyone believes to this day....

                      • Anthony Quigley
                        Anthony Quigley  2 weeks back

                        5:34 mother f*cking Arsonist started that fire and killed a TONNE of people including women and children. They found that someone packed up blankets and stuff outside a unused cabin door and set the fire and it took, they know this because they also found another one exactly like it that only burned a bit of the wall and didn't catch hold. The poor guy you see talking, he came out the door and went left, his wife came out the door and went right, he lives she died. she went left down a corridor, that turned right, then right again, and went to a dead end....

                        • Anthony Quigley
                          Anthony Quigley  2 weeks back

                          ROFL i dunno why that just made me laugh but it did.. it's not normal... "burger bar, to have fun, to have a rest, to have a swima...." then just turns around and f*cks off ROFL 3:55

                          • Stephen Hamilton
                            Stephen Hamilton  2 weeks back

                            Documentary interrupted by adverts, automatic thumbs down. Unless you wrote, produced and own the rights to this documentary it is fraud, and high and mighty youtube supports this.

                            • Trey N
                              Trey N  2 weeks back

                              The titanic was hit by a missile disguised as a torpedo disguised as an ice berg.

                              • Trey N
                                Trey N  2 weeks back

                                The Scandinavian Star-what a complete piece of ship.

                                • Rocco Gant
                                  Rocco Gant  3 weeks back

                         the Titanic as unsinkable.....

                                  • Rocco Gant
                                    Rocco Gant  3 weeks back

                           the Titanic as unsinkable.....

                                    • Marko Morst
                                      Marko Morst  3 weeks back

                                      Over 500? Yeah it was 1500 ... Quite not the same

                                      • Paul Goebbels
                                        Paul Goebbels  3 weeks back

                                        All it needs is a grave yard, and bordello, and a skid row 😂

                                        • Joe H
                                          Joe H  3 weeks back

                                          human were never meant for the sea

                                          • temi toluwani
                                            temi toluwani  3 weeks back

                                            Never say never...just make ships safer and let the shareholders accept a little less dividends

                                            • Googel+
                                              Googel+  3 weeks back

                                              "so you can always monitor the ship"...well, unless the fire is in the room where the monitoring equipment is...

                                              • D G
                                                D G  3 days back

                                                the monitoring equipment is in the brigde, the idea of this equipment is for the people in control of the ship (captain or OOW) know what is happening, for example if a fire is starting and where, in order to answer to this situations fast. If the fire is in there its obvious that they know about it so they can do a fast response.

                                            • Rob Welch
                                              Rob Welch  4 weeks back

                                              Good times today good times for the people from livimng in the hrngets.

                                              • FreedomChannelBA
                                                FreedomChannelBA  4 weeks back

                                                I find it ironic when the survivor of the ship fire is being interviewed, there is a fire place in the background..

                                                • Trey N
                                                  Trey N  2 weeks back

                                                  Somebody thought that through and did that on purpose.

                                              • Peter Brown
                                                Peter Brown  4 weeks back

                                                I'm forever sick about hearing that the Titanic was the biggest ship ever built, it's sister ship the Olympic was built and launched first out of the three ships and the Titanic was second, the Olympic had a collision with a Royal Navy warship and was damaged so bad that it was not worth repairing and would not pass the sea worthy test, so it was swopped for the Titanic, and the Olympic sank that night in April 1912 not the Titanic, do your own research

                                                • Mark Heaney
                                                  Mark Heaney  4 weeks back

                                                  It is good that the design engineers keep improving their designs.

                                                  • Greatpumpkin Patch
                                                    Greatpumpkin Patch  4 weeks back

                                                    The safest form of travel-

                                                    Read a book...

                                                    • james taylor
                                                      james taylor  4 weeks back

                                                      They even had to use this program to get their dig in about Hitler gas and the Jews. I switched the bloody thing off immediately in disgust.

                                                      • Nehmo Sergheyev
                                                        Nehmo Sergheyev  4 weeks back

                                                        Considering more and more places are legalizing pot, do the bars in these cruise ships offer it?

                                                        • William Griffin
                                                          William Griffin  1 months back

                                                          Ruby Princess is a Crown-class cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She was built in 2008 by Fincantieri in Trieste, Italy. She is a sister ship to Crown Princess and Emerald Princess. Ruby Princess was turned over to Carnival Corporation and Princess Cruises in late October 2008.[7] She was formally named at Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 6, 2008 by Trista and Ryan Sutter

                                                          • Frank Heuvelman
                                                            Frank Heuvelman  1 months back

                                                            These modern mega cruise liners aren't build from disaster but are build as a disaster waiting to happen.
                                                            Basically because they are like upside-down floating icebergs and are equally stable. When the impossible becomes true and it loses propulsion for whatever reason during a heavy storm at mid-ocean, this ship *_will_* turn broadside on into the wind and *_will_* suddenly capsize once the perfect wave has arrived, leaving both passengers and crew trapped in air pockets inside the now upside-down floating hull where they inevitably *_will_* go down with the ship within a few hours without any hope for rescue. There won't be a single survivor alive to tell the story about what happened.
                                                            Remember my words.

                                                            • Frank Heuvelman
                                                              Frank Heuvelman  2 weeks back

                                                              Bye Eric.

                                                            • Frank Heuvelman
                                                              Frank Heuvelman  3 weeks back

                                                              @eric wsmith Yes, I know you said that. Below the waterline. Just like the dreadnought class battleships.
                                                              What differs is the number of mass times height or leverage of a dreadnought which can not be compared with the leverage of one of these 17 story high floating mass graves. 160.000 metric tonnes from which at most 10.000 is placed at or beyond the waterline. The rest is a pendulum, dying to go full resonance.

                                                            • eric wsmith
                                                              eric wsmith  4 weeks back

                                                              @Frank Heuvelman I already said, "mechanical failure and human error' You may accidentally learn something if you listen instead, of waiting to talk

                                                            • Frank Heuvelman
                                                              Frank Heuvelman  4 weeks back

                                                              No humor as well.
                                                              Ans when was the last time you were at sea for a reasonable amount of time, Eric? As a civilian?
                                                              And don't start about redundancy.
                                                              All systems at the Titanic were redundant threefold, not to mention Fukushima, where redundancy was at the heart of the design to begin with.
                                                              They all failed at the same moment they were expected to save the system so don't start about the numbers of generators that are supposed to avoid loosing propulsion.
                                                              They _can_ fail and _will_ fail, given enough time.

                                                            • Frank Heuvelman
                                                              Frank Heuvelman  4 weeks back

                                                              @eric wsmith You said what?
                                                              I apparently forgot.

                                                          • Choko Lait
                                                            Choko Lait  1 months back

                                                            AVOID THE SHIP ON TO THE WATER THAT WILL SOLVE THE PROBLEM IN SINKING!

                                                            • Berend Jan Weurding
                                                              Berend Jan Weurding  1 months back

                                                              The Titanic was the basis of the SOLAS Rules (Safety Of Live At Sea) which are the basic rules for all vessels.

                                                              • Ten Ants Parking I drive a small carnow

                                                                Ya gotta make'm so they can roll over... Simple.

                                                                • Alex Watt
                                                                  Alex Watt  1 months back

                                                                  It’s crazy to think that the biggest private yacht (Dilbar) costs more than the cruise ship but is so much smaller

                                                                  • Jeb Broham
                                                                    Jeb Broham  1 months back

                                                                    Nothing that floats on the surface of the sea is unsinkable.

                                                                    • Thomas Troxel
                                                                      Thomas Troxel  1 months back

                                                                      I'm no specialist. But, the "Ruby Princess" looks kinda "Top-Heavy". They likely "know", and have it "Heavily Insured". Hopefully it lasts longer than the "Titanic".

                                                                      • Reece Saliba
                                                                        Reece Saliba  1 months back

                                                                        In terms of weight distribution, the upper decks are all very light, they contain shops, restaurants and cabins, which are mostly open space, compared to storage and machinery areas.

                                                                    • Barry B
                                                                      Barry B  1 months back

                                                                      F youtube and their excessive ads

                                                                      • Alasdair Blackmore
                                                                        Alasdair Blackmore  1 months back

                                                                        Considering that frozen Methane trapped in the sea bed will soon be released due to sea temperature rising I think they are being extremely foolish ... The bigger the ship the faster it sinks ... plus, if there's another war then this ship will more than likely be left adrift if / when there's an EM pulse and its expensive high tech computer chips are fried.
                                                                        Still, it will make for a great future space / shelter for small fish/marine life / ROV exploration once it's sunk.

                                                                        • Vaughan Mayberry
                                                                          Vaughan Mayberry  1 months back

                                                                          No power, no safety. Engines fail, cables fail and a rogue wave can wipe out the bridge electronics completely. Lifeboats can't be launched on the high side of a ship that's heeled over. Now, about the proportions ... ?!!

                                                                          • Jason Colucci
                                                                            Jason Colucci  1 months back

                                                                            How To Make Sure Ships Don't Sink | Built From Disaster | Spark-Ahh

                                                                            • Super Still
                                                                              Super Still  1 months back

                                                                              And where is my pasta 🍝 😂😂 love Italian accent

                                                                              • Ken Hiett
                                                                                Ken Hiett  2 months back

                                                                                To have-a fun-a, to take a drink-a, to take a rest-a, to take a swim-a, to have a name like Luigi-a.

                                                                                • Gary M
                                                                                  Gary M  2 months back

                                                                                  "Now" not "noiy," "bow" not "boiy." English dude, why so much exaggeration?

                                                                                  • Secret Seeing
                                                                                    Secret Seeing  2 months back

                                                                                    SPARK - Mixing truth with falsehood. Classic double faced behaviour !!

                                                                                    • It's Sam Hussey
                                                                                      It's Sam Hussey  2 months back

                                                                                      I travelled on Ruby Princess’s sister ship, the Ventura a few months ago

                                                                                      • David Sewell
                                                                                        David Sewell  2 months back

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