Archaeology is that branch of study which deals with excavation of important things and items that have happened centuries ago. Marine archaeology, as the name suggests, deals with excavation of things in the deepest parts of the oceans and seas.
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A maritime expert witness is of utmost importance when it comes to maritime law. A maritime expert witness is generally a person who is proficient in all aspects of marine areas and whose opinion in a court of law is highly valued and counted for.
Sometimes it so happens that tanker ships become adrift in the oceanic waters due to some reason. In such situations, in order to prevent tankers from hitting oil rigs or reaching far-off shores or some other offshore structure, a gadget known as ship arrestor has been devised and used.
Batteries are one of the energy sources available onboard vessels which are used in case of blackout and emergency situations on board a ship.
A ship is a huge floating structure which is propelled with the help of a main engine, along with several other machinery and systems inside the engine room which require proper operation and continuous maintenance. Maintenance and repair of engine room machinery requires moving of heavy parts from one place to another. As individual parts […]
Marine asbestos survey is an important necessity in today’s times. Asbestos is a very dangerous material which has the potency to cause several serious diseases and ailments. In the marine industry, the risk of asbestos-causing disorders, a result of the heavy usage of asbestos, is far more dangerous as the threat is not only to […]
Capsizing refers to a situation where the vessel lists or tilt to such an extent that it’s not able to upright by any means, leading to tipping over of the vessel .
A subsea engineer is mainly responsible for digging out crude oil and gases from the vast marine reserves. However, the occupation of a subsea engineer is very varied and is completely different from other routine occupations which involve a fixed time-schedule in a day. The subsea system is based on the finding out of oil and gas reserves in the oceanic areas and dispatching them safely for the purpose of human consumption and other industrial developmental activities.
There are different types of lifeboats used on board a ship which has different type of releasing mechanisms, for the launching of a lifeboat from the vessel.