Last year’s October received its bequest when the Cunard Line flotilla introduced and launched the second largest ship it has ever engineered. The ocean liner was christened Queen Elizabeth in an extravagant ceremonial presided over by Her Majesty. The world welcomed her as Queen Elizabeth and it set out for her maiden voyage a day […]
Archives for January 2011
Mr GK Vasan minister of shipping launched the Maritime Agenda 2010-2020, a perspective plan of the shipping ministry for the present decade.
The FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) system is used extensively by oil companies for the purpose of storing oil from the oil rigs in the middle of the ocean and in the high seas.
The M/V Blue Marlin is a Dutch ship that was built in the year 2000 as a float-on/float-off or a heavy lift vessel that can be partially submersed. The Blue Marlin’s cargo carrying capacity is around 30,000 tons and the ease with which the 505 feet and 6,800 ton USS Cole was shipped from one part of the world to another, proves that the ship was designed to endure and carry cargo through.
The shipping industry is leaning toward the eco-trend with several green ships being made each year. One such idea that has stood out among these ideas is the one to produce the world’s first ever zero emission vessel- the E/S Orcelle. Conceptualized by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, the vessel is to rely on wind, sun and […]
An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is a technology used far and wide in the oceanic and dose not require physical governance by any person while it is being put in the water.
The Walt Disney Company launched its third cruise ship, the Disney Dream, in Port Canaveral in Florida, USA. The ship built at Meyer Werft shipyard, Germany, has its maiden journey slated to be on January 26th. This is the first of two new ships to join the Disney fleet. Guests have begun booking their Disney Dream cruise since November 9, 2009.
Subsea drilling is a process that is done in the high seas and oceans for the purpose of oil excavation. Offshore or subsea drilling is a process that involves a lot of complexities but yet is a process that allows development to progress without any lapse in continuity.
The tanker shipping industry has ushered in being eco- friendly to its league with the inception of its new crude oil concept vessel, Triality. Running on liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Triality is proposed to be environmentally superior to any conventional crude oil tanker and is also feasible financially in comparison to them. The unveiling […]