Due to an unusually warm winter last year, the floating ice pier that is normally used to offload cargo melted badly this summer, making it unusable. A temporary floating pier had to be installed by the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Watch an amazing time-lapse video of the supply ship offloading at McMurdo Station, Antarctica.
Here’s a unique video showing a small aircraft landing and taking off from a ship’s deck in the English Channel. With footage of six cameras including from inside the aircraft, the amazing feat is performed using one of the most amazing aircrafts, the extreme short takeoff and landing (STOL) Foxbat A22.
Refrigeration system is one of the most important machinery systems on board ships that requires continuous monitoring and maintenance from ship’s engineers. Learn about eight most common problems that are seen in ship’s refrigerated system.
Seafarers can face a variety of problems while traveling to foreign lands while joining ships or coming back to their home land. Learn about seven important and most common problems that are faced by maritime professionals.
Seafarers are dissatisfied and disappointed as a result of several issues in the maritime industry. Mentioned herein are ten such important problems, which according to seafarers, need immediate attention.
The Greenstream, the world’s first 100% LNG powered barge has been delivering in delivering liquid fuels along the Rhine river in The Netherlands for several months.This summer it expanded its range into Germany.
Piracy is a burning issue in the maritime industry. Learn about the different types of anti-piracy weapons (lethal and non-lethal) that are used on merchant vessels to fight somali pirates in this infographics.
A ship’s engine room is a highly accidental prone area because of several machinery and electrical systems running simultaneously. Learn about ten of the most dangerous engine room accidents that has caused severe damage in the past to the ship’s property and its crew.
Accidents in the ship’s engine room are extremely common during dry dock operations. Such accidents are harmful to the ship’s crew and property. Find out ten of the most common types of accidents that can occur in the ship’s engine room during the dry dock.
Just like any other engine room machinery, fuel oil purifier on ships also require step-by-step procedures for starting and stopping operations. Learn about ten important checks that must be considered while starting purifiers on ships.
Marine Insight is launching a new FREE ebook – A Guide to Electro-Technology – Part 1 for electrical officers and marine engineers. The ebook answers some of the most commonly asked questions asked by shipping professionals.
Marine Insight brings your exclusive pictures of the Maersk Triple E vessels from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd (DSME)’s Okpo Shipyard in South Korea.
It’s not easy to keep everyone happy on board ships. Getting liked by your fellow seafarers and winning their trust on board ships require dedicated efforts and strong mindset. Find out seven ways to become a more “likeable” seafarer on board ships.
Fake job agents and scams have become an integral part of the maritime industry today. How do these people dupe seafarers and why do they still continue to thrive? Find out inside the article.
Making mistakes while operating ship’s boiler can lead to disastrous situations damaging both ship’s crew and property. Learn about ten such boiler operation mistakes that must be avoided by seafarers.
Marine Insight launches new ebook for deck officers working on ships- A Guide to Master Dry Dock Operations (For Deck Department). Read inside to know more about the eBook.
Watch the dramatized video which features the accident of a ship crew member who was tragically killed by an explosion while cutting a used 200 liter drum with an angle grinder.
Until now icebreaker ships have been built to cut ice in a straight line. However, a newly developed icebreaker “Baltika” will be seen cutting thick layers of ice sideways. The vessel is being built for Russia’s Ministry of Transport for use in the Gulf of Finland, near St. Petersburg.
A coal carrier ship ran aground and broke into two along the east coast of South Africa near Richards Bay on Monday. This raw video uploaded on youtube shows the vessel starting to break into half.
The Wärtsilä open loop scrubber system is based on the same technology as that used in Wärtsilä Hamworthy’s inert gas systems for more than 50 years. The system operates in an open loop utilizing seawater to remove SOx from the exhaust.
Poor working conditions, exploitation of workers, and lack of safety policies are some of the several issues that plague the ship breaking yards of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Mentioned herein are ten such documentary movies and short films on workers from the ship breaking industry.
The shocking video shows how quickly a brand new $40 million oil rig sinks during installation in the Persian Gulf as the oil workers, who are still on board, try to escape the accident.
A massive explosion resulting in a major fire took place on board INS Sindhurakshak, a Kilo class submarine of the Indian Navy, shortly after midnight on 14 August 2013.
Captain Phillips is one of the most awaited movies of this year. Sony Pictures recently launched the second trailer of the movie starring Tom Hanks and based on the true story of container ship Maersk Alabama Hijacking by Somali pirates. Watch the new trailer inside.