While driving on a road, a driver is required to have headlights on the vehicle. Similarly even boats and ships are required to have lights. Such lights, known as marine navigation lighting, form a very important part of the marine navigation systems.
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Most of the important machineries on ship are always provided with emergency backup or standby system which can be used in case of failure of the main unit. Even power supplies of the essential machineries are provided with emergency generator. Marine engine is also provided with emergency manoeuvring control system in case the remote control […]
The Caribbean island is a very popular oceanic exploring location and many cruise liners carry out Caribbean cruises in the Caribbean Waters.
A rudder is an application that is used in boats, submarines and aeroplanes to navigate them appropriately. Boat rudders slash (cut) through the water on which the boat is moving, making it easy to manoeuvre the boat.
The emergency training that is offered to people who work in an offshore facility or are about to join offshore vessels is known as BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training). BOSIET is a very simple training program that covers all major and minor points of safe working in the offshore facility. The course duration is mainly of three days.
Marine insurance is a very important aspect that ship owners have to consider. In the absence of marine insurance, ship owners could incur not just loss to their ships but could also face financial losses in case if the ship is commercially used as cargo-carriers. Report an Error
With new stringent regulations against pollution being introduced, it is important for the manufacturers to build marine engine that satisfy these norms and do not hamper the normal operation of the engine. To achieve this, engines are provided with several automation systems, which not only reduce the pollution level but also increase the efficiency of […]
Workshop technology is the backbone of any engineering industry and when it comes to shipping, it becomes the most important aspect which is responsible for planning, construction and operation of a ship and its machinery. In this article, we will discuss the most common work shop technology elements which are widely used in shipping industry, both in ship and on shore.
Nuclear ships are rapidly gaining popularity in the maritime industry for the myriad advantages they offers. Nuclear ships use atomic engines which have lower fuel costs and last for many years and have practically zero emissions. The working of a Nuclear Ship is based on the simple nuclear fission reaction. Working of a Nuclear Ship […]