The Typhoon Class Submarines of Soviet Union are the biggest nuclear submarines ever designed and built. Equipped with ballistic projectiles, the six submarines were propelled through two nuclear reactors, generating almost 200 megawatts (MW) of power each. Find out more about these amazing submarines inside the article.
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Writing resume for your shipping jobs is not an easy task. There are several important points that need to be taken into consideration. To address this problem, we have listed three important online tools that would help seafarers to evaluate and analyze their shipping jobs resumes.
Owned and operated by the Norwegian conglomerate Antony Veder, the Coral Methane is a ship that has changed the perception about Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrying vessels worldwide. Built in the Remontowa shipbuilding yard in Poland, the vessel can, in addition to LNG, carry LPG and even LEG (Liquefied Ethylene Gas). Coral Methane is the first multipurpose LNG carrier in the world.
In today’s 21st century shipping scenario, sophisticated computer controlled machinery will completely replace the ageing mechanical control systems, of the past century. The sea change taking place is also due to the accelerated phase-out of old ships, which fail to meet the current and future norms.
The Edda Fides Flotel is the first in a series of flotels proposed to be developed by the Norwegian shipping conglomerate – Ostensjo. . The term Flotel is an amalgamation of the words ‘floating hotel’, referring to vessels which can provide accommodation to seamen both in the offshore areas and also while berthed at a dock.