There is a very popular saying in the English Language – when the going gets tough, the tough get going. An ice breaker ship is an example of how water navigation is possible even in the toughest of situations. An ice ship is used in extremely cold regions where thick layers of ice are formed [...]
Survival radios are radios for communication which help ships and ships’ crew during emergencies. A survival radio forms one of the most essential parts of the survival tools of the marine industry. The emergency radio operation is approved internationally under the Global Maritime Distress Safety System.
An immersion suit is a body covering suit that is worn specifically for the purpose of remaining afloat and surviving during emergencies in high seas. Therefore this suit is also known as a survival suit or a rescue suit. In today’s times, an immersion suit is one of the most important necessities on ships and [...]
An ordinary seaman is the person who is assigned deck jobs as a trainee on ships. Working and gaining experience as a trainee followed by a couple of years as ordinary seaman allows an individual to get a promotion as an able seaman. The profession of an ordinary seaman (mostly known as OS) allows a [...]
Oil drilling from the oceans is a very interesting subject to read and to learn about. Professionals who work on oil rigs live an interesting, adventurous, and arduous life. However, it has to be noted that there are some people who work in the oil drilling industry whose work is not as famous and recognized [...]
The profession of a radio officer is a very important profession in the maritime field; but it’s something that has been going low for quite a while in today’s times. A radio officer is a person who helps to monitor and keep track of the communications aspect in a ship. The name ‘radio officer’ came [...]
Eco Marine Power in collaboration with partner firms have come up with a design for a hybrid vessel that comprises within it, both Eco- friendly marine technology as well the newest in green technology. This hybrid ship, to be called the Tonbo, uses the latest in lithium battery technology among other features to improve efficacy [...]