Renewable shipping containers are being used around the world for their eco friendly and affordable status. Restaurants made from shipping containers are the new happening places known for their trendy style. We bring you eight best restaurants made from shipping containers.
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Huge ships of the maritime world are propelled by equally massive propellers. Some of these propellers are extremely huge in size and weight. In this article bring to you eight massive propellers of the shipping world.
The Afai 08 is a dual-hulled vessel built in the year 1998 in collaboration between the Australian shipbuilding giant Incat and the Hong Kong conglomerate Afai. The vessel’s singularity comes from the fact that it is capable of accommodating both people as well as a given number of motor vehicles.
Built in the German Meyer Werft shipbuilding yards, the Diva is a cruise vessel owned and operated by the AIDA cruise line. A sub-division of the P&O cruises, the AIDA cruise line is based in Germany.
Ice breakers are special type of ships which are designed to break ice and make way in extremely cold climatic regions. These unique types of vessels are also some of the most powerful machines made by man. Find out more about ice breakers and their working inside the article.
Aircraft carrier ships are the pride of the defense department of any country. These aircraft carriers depict the strength of a Country’s Navy. We bring to you 10 of the deadliest air craft carriers from around the world.
The sinking of Armenia ship is one war-time marine casualty which casts war destruction in an altogether different light. The accident of hospital ship Armenia left with approximately 7000 dead and only 8 eight survivors. Find out more about this horrifying incident inside the article
A platform nearly 500 metres tall, the Troll A Platform is One of the Biggest Floating Structures in the World. It was given the credit of the biggest oil rig in the world the Guinness Book of World Records in 1996.
Low load operation has an adverse affect on marine engines resulting in major problems such as carbon deposits and reduction in time between overhaul. Learn how to counter Low Load Operating Conditions of Ship’s Main Engine.