Biofouling is one of the main problems faced by ships at the sea. Different types of methods are used to prevent marine growth from entering ship systems. In this article, we have described four main types of anti-fouling systems which are used on board ships.
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Fresh water on ships can easily get contaminated if proper care is not taken. Find out how fresh water contamination can be prevented on ships in fresh water tanks and distribution systems.
Navigation by stars has been the oldest and the most conventional way of navigating in the vast oceanic expanse. Technological advancements might have enabled and provided far more pin-point precision than star navigation contemporarily, but fact remains that celestial navigation was one of the highlights of the ancient maritime era.
The safety management system (SMS) is an organized system planned and implemented by the shipping companies to ensure safety of the ship and marine environment. Find out what is safety management system on ships and what does it comprises of.
Lighthouses have been a part of the maritime domain right from its initial hey-days. They served as an important navigational aid for ships in the past. In these article we bring you the tallest lighthouses in the world which are still standing tall.
International maritime authorities along with several private players of the shipping industry have worked together to plan and implement programs that are expected to change the face of the shipping industry. Mentioned herein are six important marine projects which have been implemented to address the biggest concerns of the marine world.
The shipping industry has seen some of the biggest ships in the past few decades. Most of these great ships have been oil tankers; however, just like any other ship they have also met their ends in some ship breaking yard. In this article, we bring you five biggest oil tankers which have been scrapped.
The Singapore port is unanimously regarded to be the busiest port in the world. While generalising, it is referred to as the Singaporean port, it is in fact a collection of all porting and harbouring amenities offered by the nation to all international and national vessels in transit.
Anti-pollution vessel is a special type of ship which is employed to absorb pollutants from oceanic water during ship accidents or any other incident which has lead to pollution at the sea. Find out more about anti sea pollution ships inside the article.