Articles By Raunek Kantharia

Raunek Kantharia is a marine engineer turned maritime writer and professional blogger. After a brief stint at the sea, he founded Marine Insight in 2010. Apart from managing Marine Insight, he also writes for a number of maritime magazines and websites.

New FREE eBook: A Guide To Prevent Bunkering Malpractices [Download]


Marine Insight and Bunker Detectives brings to you a new FREE pocket guide that provides vital information on the major types of bunker frauds prevalent in the shipping industry and how they can be identified. Download your copy now!

New FREE eBook: A Pocket Guide To Safe Confined Space Entry On Ships


The new FREE guide on safe working procedures in enclosed spaces provides information on practical safety procedures and risk assessments that needs to be taken before making entry into confined spaces on ships.

10 Amazing “World’s First” Maritime Vessels Under Development


The maritime industry is moving towards an increased use of green technologies driven primarily by new emissions standards. As a result, maritime vessels are being built with technologically advanced systems and designs. Let’s take a look at ten amazing one-of-its-kind vessels that are presently under development.

Exoskeleton Robot: Can “Iron Man” Suit Increase Productivity in Shipyards?

Daewoo shipyard of South Korea is planning to use innovative robotic exoskeletons to makes its workflow productive. The “Iron Man” type exoskeletons, based on the Human- Robot interaction (HRI) technology will allow shipyard workers to lift heavy load with extreme ease. Read more about the technology inside the article.