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.
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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.
Surface effect ships are special types of vessels which are a combination of hovercrafts and catamarans. They are so designed that they can use both air cushion and conventional propulsion as and when required. This allows them to have greater speed on sea water.
Although praised as one of the noblest of professions, the teaching field, at least as far as Mariners were concerned, was not the first choice, for many an anxious ‘shore-bound’ mariner, with his weather eye open for suitable employment, of a more settled nature. Continue reading inside…
Beluga Gravitation is a powerful multipurpose vessel (MV) which was launched in the year 2008. This powerful vessel’s most noteworthy accomplishment was the transferring of three different ship hulls from the Nantong province to the port of Rotterdam. Find out more about the vessel inside the article.
Naval architecture and ocean engineering form two very important types of marine courses. However, many people are confused about the areas and subjects both the fields are involved with. Find out about difference between ocean engineering and naval architecture inside the article.
The Ambiorix is one-of-its kind cutter suction dredger vessel, owned and operated by the Dutch conglomerate DEME – Dredging Environmental and Marine Engineering. The vessel’s operational singularity stems from its applicability in the hardest of sub-water dredging conditions.
Accommodation at the sea for crews working in the high seas’ drilling industry is provided by way of flotels, an amalgamation of the term ‘floating hotel.’ Flotels have been used in the oil rigs in the high seas’ sector right from the late 1970s. Know more inside.
Shuttle tanker is a type of tanker ship which is used in the high seas’ oil exploratory areas for maintaining a steady constancy in the oil and gases’ supply chain. Know more about shuttle tankers inside the article.