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.
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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.
The water discus hotel is an underwater hotel concept which takes hospitality to an all new level. Designed in the form of space ship, the Water Discus Hotel concept has the best features that are yet to be seen by hospitality industry.
Cricket is one game which is not only fun to play but also inculcates team spirit among its players. When cricket is played on ship, it becomes a unique experience that needs to be shared. In this article, Dr. Kavita shares an experience in which her husband organized a cricket match on board ship.
Ocean bricks is a concept for making artificial islands using “Ocean bricks”- scalable, modular structures that can act as basic units for building such artificial grounds. Find out more about ocean bricks inside the article.
Mumbai water transport 2025 is a concept designed to solve the perils of commuting in the City of Mumbai using waterways. The innovative concept if brought to life can solve the ever growing problem of crowded suburban trains and choking traffic in the financial hub of India.
Cable Innovator in an innovative cable launcher ship for laying optical cable fibers on the sea bed. This 10,557dwt ship was built in 1995 by Kvaerner Masa of Finland and is still making news for its unique work. The cable laying works are carried out in an efficient and speedy manner and all the cable laying is done over the stern so as to not slow down the ship.
The Tempera is the first cargo tanker to use Double Acting Tank. The cargo ship has been built as the Sumitomo Heavy Industries Yard in Japan for the Finnish group Fortum Oil and Gas and operates mainly in the Baltic Sea area.
Waterpod is a unique floating and self sustainable human habitation which perfectly blends art with marine ecology to produce an eco-friendly living place. Waterpod is one of the most enchanting projects having advanced technologies of green living.