Mighty Ships: Season 7 (2013)
- Season 7 Episode 7: The Best of Mighty Ships
Documentary focusing on a selection of the world's most impressive operational ships that were featured on the show
- Season 7 Episode 6: Stemat Spirit
Stemat Spirit is built to work on land, approaching shore during high tide, settling on the sand as the tide recedes and sailing out to sea, laying cable as she goes, when the tide returns.
- Season 7 Episode 5: Ibn Battuta
The Ibn Battuta, named after the Moroccan explorer, which is one of the strongest dredgers of its type, and capable of breaking up the hardest subsea soilThursday 9th July 10:00pm EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 7 Episode 4: Avataq
The Avataq carries everything from food and furniture to mining equipment and explosives to Quebec's inaccessible northern regions.Thursday 16th July 10:00pm EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 7 Episode 3: Wind Surf
Documentary focusing on Wind Surf, the largest sailing yacht in the world, which is large enough to accommodate 312 guests, yet small enough to tuck into tiny harbours
- Season 7 Episode 2: Norwegian Breakaway: The Build
Follow the building of the Norwegian Breakaway at Germany's Meyer-Werft shipyard; it is the largest ship they've ever built and they have only 18 months to finish it.
- Season 7 Episode 1: Norwegian Breakaway: The Voyage
The Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship sets sail on her first voyage, and her captain faces a tough decision when a North Atlantic tempest forms.
Mighty Ships: Season 6 (2012)
- Season 6 Episode 6: Neptune
The newly-built Neptune is designed to install wind turbines and Belgium's first offshore wind farm is her first assignment.
- Season 6 Episode 5: Northern Eagle
The Northern Eagle is capable of catching and packaging fish, bringing 1,500 tons of frozen, packaged product back to port.
- Season 6 Episode 4: USS New York
A behind-the-scenes look at the USS New York - a large vessel capable of carrying up to 800 marines, with a bow and stern made from steel salvaged from the remains of the Twin Towers
- Season 6 Episode 3: Crystal Serenity
Follow along as the world's top cruise ship, the Crystal Serenity visits Sydney harbour, the port of Melbourne, Bali, a large-scale furniture load in Semarang, Indonesia and the port of Singapore.
- Season 6 Episode 2: USNS Grasp
Documentary exploring the US Navy's salvage ship - the USNS Grasp - as it sails on a mission to hunt for a famous American shipwreck in the North Sea
- Season 6 Episode 1: MV Stornes
A look at Dutch company Van Oord's fallpipe vessel, the job of which is to lay the foundations for a fuel pipeline on the seabed
Mighty Ships: Season 5 (2011)
- Season 5 Episode 6: USS Gravely
A weapons test aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Gravely takes a turn for the worse, and those who made it through the training drills are revealed
- Season 5 Episode 5: Umiak I
The Umiak I, the world's most powerful ice-breaking carrier, and how it delivers supplies to a remote Canadian nickel factory and returns cargo worth more than £63million to the mainland
- Season 5 Episode 4: Peregrino
Supertanker Maersk Peregrino undergoes a transformation, becoming a floating oil production, storage and off-loading vessel - but its final journey to the oil fields may yet prove troublesome
- Season 5 Episode 3: Le Boreal
The crew of luxurious cruise liner Le Boreal braves ferocious weather conditions in Antarctica during its maiden voyage
- Season 5 Episode 2: North Star
A look at enormous cargo ship the North Star, which holds 600 storage containers and carries goods to and from Alaska
- Season 5 Episode 1: Norwegian Epic
The Norwegian Epic is a billion-dollar showboat with more than 20 bars and restaurants and pool decks that transform into nightclubs.
Mighty Ships: Season 4 (2011)
- Season 4 Episode 6: CCGS Amundsen
The crew of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Amundsen, a research icebreaker battling the Arctic extremes, seeks to understand how global warming will change Arctic life.
- Season 4 Episode 5: USCGC Bertholf
Join the USCOG Bertholf on patrol off the coast of Colombia, looking for drugs, weapons and other illegal activities.
- Season 4 Episode 4: Stena Britannica
The engineering innovations that enable passenger ferry Stena Britannica to simultaneously function as a car carrier, cargo transporter and cruise ship
- Season 4 Episode 3: DSV Skandi Arctic
Saturation dive support ship DSV Skandi Arctic is the biggest and newest in the world, serving as a mother ship for aquanauts.Wednesday 15th July 5:00pm EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 4 Episode 2: USNS Robert E. Peary
Exploring the construction and inner workings of the Robert E Peary, an American military supply shipTomorrow at 5:00pm EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 4 Episode 1: MV Beluga Bremen
The ships mission to lift, transfer and deliver two of the largest autoclaves ever built to a gold mine in the Dominican Republic.
Mighty Ships: Season 3 (2010)
- Season 3 Episode 6: Solitaire
Exploring the ship Solitaire, capable of laying 30 inch pipes on the ocean floor, and how she tackles giant boulders and 40 degree drops to fit a pipeline off the coast of NorwayTomorrow at 8:00am EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 3 Episode 5: Oasis of the Seas
The maiden voyage of the Oasis of the Seas, the largest, most revolutionary cruise ship in the world.Tuesday 14th July 3:00am EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 3 Episode 4: USS Kentucky
The USS Kentucky, a ballistic nuclear missile submarine capable of reaching extreme depths, which is regarded as one of the deadliest on the American fleetFriday 10th July 9:00am EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
- Season 3 Episode 3: Cristobal Colon
A look at the capabilities of the Cristobal Colon, which can dredge millions of cubic metres of sand from the sea floor for delivery to construction sites
- Season 3 Episode 2: Africa Mercy
Exploring the Africa Mercy, the largest NGO hospital ship in the world that travels to some of the poorest regions across the globe and features six operating theatres, delivering care to thousands
- Season 3 Episode 1: G.O. Sars
An insight into the workings of the GO Sars marine research vessel, which emits 99 per cent less noise than a normal ship, allowing scientists unprecedented views of the Arctic Circle's marine lifeTuesday 14th July 2:00am EDT - Smithsonian HD Network
Mighty Ships: Season 2 (2008 - 2009)
- Season 2 Episode 9: Paul R. Tregurtha
The Paul R Tregurtha, which is the largest vessel serving the North American Great Lakes, battles difficult conditions as it heads to Lake Superior
- Season 2 Episode 8: Resolute
The Tyco Resolute is needed for burying high-tech fiber optic cables across oceans, using an immense underwater plow.
- Season 2 Episode 7: Mv Fairplayer
The M/V Fairplayer, which is capable of lifting 13,000 tonnes, begins its maiden voyage, with the designers hoping it will prove itself as the strongest ship in the world
- Season 2 Episode 6: HDMS Absalon
Life on board the warship HDMS Absalon, which patrols the waters around the Horn of Africa, protecting vessels from pirates
- Season 2 Episode 5: U.S.S. Nimitz
The world's largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Nimitz has a crew of more than 3,000 as well as an air wing with more than 2,000 personnel.
- Season 2 Episode 4: Henry Larsen
The Henry Larsen, one of the Canadian Coast Guard's icebreakers, sets sail on a seven-day mission to patrol the treacherous North Atlantic
- Season 2 Episode 3: Akamalik
The Akamalik is the star of Royal Greenland's shrimp trawling fleet and and plays a critical role in the county's economy.
- Season 2 Episode 2: MV Peace in Africa
Peace in Africa, the world's largest underwater mining vessel, uses a nozzle to suck up seabed gravel that's full of diamonds.
- Season 2 Episode 1: MV Resolution
The MV Resolution, a self-elevating support system ship, is designed to pound gigantic wind turbines into the bottom of the sea.
Mighty Ships: Season 1 (2008)
- Season 1 Episode 3: Emma Maersk
The Emma Maersk is the world's largest ship, capable of carrying cargo in more than 12,000 containers.
- Season 1 Episode 2: Becrux
The M/V Becrux, which contains a menagerie in the tradition of Noah's Ark, and whose crew members face a daily struggle to keep all the animals fed and watered
- Season 1 Episode 1: Faust
Exploring the MV Faust, the largest car-carrier in the world, joining the crew as it travels across the North Atlantic
Mighty Ships: Special (2009 - 2013)
- Best of Special
This special edition features the best of the best from seven seasons of Mighty Ships, from cruise ships to specialized vessels.
- Inside the Queen Mary II
A tour of the Queen Mary II, the largest and most expensive ocean liner ever built, which has engines powerful enough to provide light for an entire city