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An abrupt change in shape or cross-section of ship’s structure is known as structural discontinuity. Learn about different types of structural discontinuities in ship’s structure and various design methodologies used to reduce their effects.
A noon report is a data sheet prepared by the ship’s chief engineer on a daily basis. It provides the vessel’s position and other relevant standardised data to assess the performance of the ship. Know more about the noon report inside the article.
Deck officers at bridge need to be fully aware and conversant with various bridge control systems and use of main engine. Learn about few basic points they must consider while operating the main engine from bridge.
Checkout how the deck of the world’s largest floating vessel – Shell’s Prelude FLNG (Floating Liquified Natural Gas Project) looks like in this fabulous animation by New York based photographer Stephen Mallon.
A number of factors such as hydrodynamic efficiency, construction simplicity, flow patterns & aesthetics are considered for designing a ship’s stern. Learn about different types of ship’s stern inside the article.
There are lot of discussions going on for adopting Coriolis flow meters in the bunkering industry to improve upon existing measurement technologies and to prevent fuel-pilferage. Can mass flow metering system prevent fuel-pilferage?
Even with the highest standards of automation provided on ships, seafarers must follow few checks while operating machinery systems from remote position. Learn about ten important points to consider while handling machinery remotely.