It’s quite a scary video wherein a tug boat almost tips over while towing a ship, forcing the men on the tug to jump overboard.
In a first-of-its-kind, the Japanese marine engineering giants Mitsui have come up with an ingenious alternative power generation system, which will effectively utilise both wind energy and oceanic currents to generate electricity.
Rozenburg Windwall, located in the Netherlands (Port of Rotterdam) is a man made structure which protects the ships in the Canal of Caland from harsh billowing winds. Learn more about this unique windwalls inside the article.
With several maritime jobs websites online, it is difficult to keep a track of every single one for the latest job offers. Here are some more of the top most job websites which features opportunities from the offshore and maritime industry.
Owned by an unknown Arabic multi-millionaire and jet-setter, Azzam is set to be the world’s newest and largest superyacht wonder. Poised to sail the seas in the autumn of 2013, the superyacht is currently being built by the revered German shipbuilder Lurssen at their shipbuilding yard at Bremen.
Late Steve Job’s 80 meter long Super Yacht Venus is designed by reputed French marine architect Philippe Starck and built by custom ship builder Feadship.
M/S Viking Grace is the world’s first passenger ferry to adopt LNG fuel. A finest ship of Scandinavian cruise operators, Viking Line, Viking Grace is an eco-friendly cruise ship of the finest type.
Put into operation in the year 1962, NS Savannah is the first nuclear powered merchant vessel in the world. The nuclear ship set the foundation of the nuclear propulsion technology which is widely used in the industry today.
An intermodal container is standardized of transporting cargo, which requires more than one transportation modality. Find out more about intermodal containers and their importance inside the article.
CMA CGM Marco Polo is now the largest container ship in the world with TEU capacitance of over 16,000 tonnes. Read more details on this amazing container shipping marvel in the article inside.
The Drug & Alcohol Policy for ships is a mandatory regulation, which is to be strictly followed by those working on ships. Find out what exactly is mentioned in the drug and alcohol policy of ships.
Vessels that facilitate the supplying of mass quantities of liquefied freight are referenced as tanker vessels. Learn about tanker vessels and its types inside the article.
Transportation of illegal and contraband items through ships is a legal offence. The master of the ship must take all the steps possible in order to prevent smuggling of such items.
Merchant vessels that are employed to aid in the transiting of voyagers and passengers through the medium of water transportation are referred to as passenger ships.
“Malaccamax” is a ship classification based on the size of the ship. These vessels are custom-built to allow easy passage through the channel of the Strait of Malacca. Find out more about Malaccamax Vessels inside the article.
Platform supply vessels or PSVs is a type of offshore vessel which is mainly used for transiting essential equipment and additional manpower to reinforce the high seas’ operations.
The capsizing of a chemical tanker ship – Ievoli Sun – led to huge causes of concern on account of huge potentiality of maritime ecosystem pollution. Find out more about the chemical tanker Ievoli Sun incident inside the article.
The largest LNG carriers of the world – the Q-Max vessels belong to the Qatari oil shipping cumulate, Qatar Gas. The Q-Max ships are so named to reflect their native country of operation and the maximum vessel length which can easily be accommodated into the Qatari harbour and port facilities.