Shipping ports have been used since the very ancient times . Many of these ancient ports are still very much in use around the world. In this article we present you some of the world’s top 15 oldest and most beautiful shipping ports and finest destinations.
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A junior engineer should learn fast and pick up things as soon as he can when new to a ship. In this article we bring to you 13 things that a junior engineer should learn by-heart in his very first days on the ship.
It is of utmost importance to have a well aligned propeller shaft in a boat, else it may lead to heavy vibration and noise leading to efficiency reduction and in extreme cases failure of shaft components. The alignment of the shaft can be achieved through a constant velocity joint connecting propeller shaft and boat engine.
Bending stress is one of the major reasons for failure or cracks in the ship’s Main engine support girders of the bed plate, installed just below the main bearing.To minimize this problem, SULZER uses Jack bolts instead of holding bolts for the main bearing.
A 90 meter yacht resembling a beautiful tropical island has been designed to offer luxury, style, and environment never offered before.
The eco-friendly collapsible cargoshell shipping containers are finally being tested for ISO certification. If accepted and adopted by Germanische Llyod, the green container can work wonders to reduce the carbon emissions from the shipping industry worldwide.
A 4th engineer though adequately knowledgeable lacks the skills that come from spending years of experience on ships. In this article we bring to you a list of situations when a 4th engineer should call the chief engineer of the ship to the engine room.
Ocean Freight Rates is an area which is extremely unpredictable. However, there certain main reasons that affect ocean freight rates throughout the world. We bring to you 8 main factors that affect ocean freight rates.
Hybrid turbocharger is a recent innovation in the field of maritime technology. The new turbocharger not only forms an efficient waste energy recovery system but also helps in reducing fuel consumption and harmful emissions.