Avalon Panorama is a one of its kind cruise ship having only luxurious suites for passenger accommodation. The ship has two full decks of suites with the finest luxury and view. Luxury can’t get better than this.
Archives for November 2011
The growing concern over reducing carbon foot prints of sea going vessels is pushing the maritime industry to innovate and evolve like never before. We bring to you ten future green ships that would change the face of the shipping industry in the years to come.
Sea foam is a natural phenomenon of the ocean which involves formation of white lathery substance which floats on the surface of water and gets accumulated at the sea shores. The formation of sea foam is seen in several parts of the world and continues to intrigue people even today.
Rollover is a phenomenon which takes place in ships carrying liquefied gaseous cargo in pressurized tanks. Rollover can lead to dangerous conditions if proper precaution is not taken. Find out more about Rollover and ways to prevent it inside the article
Owned and operated by the Norway based conglomerate North Sea Shipping, the North Sea Giant is an OCV (Offshore Construction Vessel). It is also regarded to be among the world’s tallest OCVs working at the sea.
The port of Rotterdam – The world’s third biggest and Europe’s biggest port is located in the Netherlands and is third behind Asian giants, Shanghai and Singapore ports being first and second respectively.
INS Vikramaditya is the new super-powerful Air Craft Carrier of the Indian Navy. The vessel will replace the present air craft carrier INS Viraat once it is launched in the year 2012. INS Vikramaditya is proposed to be the finest Air Craft Carrier of Indian Navy until Now.
UK’s wave power generation device- Wave Hub- is set to give power industry a much needed boost. A 12 ton device, Wave Hub is fully capable of storing and transmitting kinetic energy produced in four wav- powered arrays that spread over an eight square kilometer area of North Sea.
The Cuttlefish shaped oceanic cleaning system is a marine environment protection unit concept which uses ocean power and autonomous satellite units to collect ocean and manmade waste.