Pathfinder is a unique submarine that can not only explore the depths of the ocean but also run on the ocean floor just as a land tanker does. This eco-friendly submarine seems to be one of the smartest ocean exploration vessels developed in the recent times.
Archives for November 2011
Green float is a green city concept that would float at the sea and would have all green systems to make it extremely environmental friendly. The beautifully designed floating cities are expected to be completed by 2025.
The CAHV (Construction Anchor Handling Vessel) Skandi Skolten is a new-age vessel of its kind, operated by the conglomerate DOF Subsea. The hi-tech ship offers all the latest technological support systems available in the maritime world
The Bourbon Front is a one-of-its-kind platform supply vessel having the patented X-bow design, along with the Multi-Application Cargo Solution (MACS). The design and shape of the ship puts it in the league of its own.
Hornblower Hybrid is the world’s first hybrid ferry which runs on hydrogen fuel cells. It has power of 1400-horsepower and can carry up to 600 passengers. The ferry also uses low emission diesel engine, solar panels, and wind turbines.
FlexHubDock is a sustainable port concept developed by a team of students of IAAC for the MAA 2010-2011 Emergent Territories/Ecocities Studio. The concept port envisions the city of Barcelona 40 years from now with a revolutionized port area.
The Elastec Oil Skimmer Machine was awarded $1 million in the Oil Cleanup X Challenge for its revolutionary oil skimming machine. Watch the video of the oil skimmer in action.
A semi-submersible oil rig, the Scarabeo 9, is soon set to begin its oil exploration operations in the waters of Cuba. It is one of the biggest oil drilling ships in the world.
There has been a pointed omission in the inclusion of emanations of noxious gases from the marine sector in the United Kingdom’s 2050 carbon reducing objective. Several people are asking – why?