When it comes to selecting marine engines for ships, there are only a few countable names in the market, including MAN B&W and Wartsila. In this article we are going to compare the two most powerful marine engine brands in the maritime industry.
Containers are the most transported method of cargo form in the world as they are transported by all the three transportation systems available i.e. land, air and water. The aspect of cargo handling of the containers on ships become very critical as they are subjected to harsh weather and strong wind in the mid sea.
Fuel cost is one of the biggest factors for operating ships and represents 50-70 % of the total operating cost of the vessel. As the prices of fuel reach a new high every day and the environmental policies on ships’ emission become more stringent, it becomes very important for the shipping companies to keep a [...]