Watch: Maersk Unveils New Dual Fuel Methanol Vessel Design
Maersk recently posted pictures of their new feeder vessel on social media, giving different views of the much-anticipated ship.
Watch: China Rescues A Foreign Cargo Vessel With 21 Crew Members In The South China Sea
A foreign cargo vessel with 21 members of the crew has reportedly been towed to the Pearl River estuary, safely by a Chinese professional rescue vessel.
Watch: China’s First-Ever Domestically Built Mega Cruise Vessel Likely To Be Delivered By 2023 End
China’s first-ever domestically built big cruise ship is awaiting delivery by the end of 2023, as the interior installations as well as equipment tuning activities are in progress and in full swing.
Real Life Incident: Shifting Anchorage Position Ends In Disaster
Once at anchor, the plan was to use the ship’s cranes to discharge the cargo of scrap steel into self-propelled lightering barges made fast alongside both sides.
What is a Skeg in a Vessel?
A skeg is a vertical tapering projection or an external structural feature at the aft of the vessel, about the centreline, directly attached to the vessel’s bottom shell plating, and mostly, but not necessarily, situated in front of the rudder.
What is Transverse Thrust in Ships?
Thrust can be defined as the propulsive force that drives the vessel through the water against the resistive forces, mostly hydrodynamic. Find out more in the article inside.
Maritime Law & Logistics
10 Trends Expected To Define Supply Chains And Shipping In 2023
The most obvious and visible trend that has been gaining ground since the third quarter of last year was the decline in ocean freight rates. This article will discuss major trends defining supply chains and shipping in 2023.
What Are Container Tracking Systems?
Do you know that 29 trillion worth of cargo was transported across the globe last year using multimodal containers? These containers can be tracked by businesses using container tracking systems. Read the article to find out more!
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Safety Features on LNG Powered Ships
There has been a tremendous increase in the transportation of LNG, as the value and scope of the LNG trade have risen. There are, however, some safety drawbacks that must be taken into consideration.
What is An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)?
An Epirb is specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate to other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts. It is an important safety device that must be carried by all seagoing vessels to alert search and rescue forces in an emergency.
How to Minimize the Risks of an Electrical Shock on a Ship?
Electrical shock is the worst kind of accident on a ship. In this article you will learn about ways to prevent electrical shock on a ship. Read inside the article to find more.
How Maintenance of Navigation Lights is Done On Ships?
Navigation lights of the ships still play an important role in ship navigating procedures at sea. These lights require periodic maintenance to ensure smooth functioning. Find out the basics of navigation lights maintenance on ships.
How to Do Busbar Inspection and Maintenance on Ships?
Inspection of busbars in main and emergency switchboards on ships is important to prevent accidents caused due to electrical faults such as short circuits, fire etc. Learn how busbar inspection is to be done on board ships by taking all necessary safety precautions.