Over half-a-decade ago, Toxic waste dumped by the tanker ship Probo Koala in and around the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast led a huge wave of toxicity throughout the city. Find out more about the toxic ship inside the article.
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A marine pilot boat is a vessel that’s specifically used to ferry helmsmen or marine pilots from harbours to ships that need piloting, or vice versa. The concept of boats for pilots is quite old, predating to the heydays of the Greco-Roman empires.
As shipping companies around the world increase the size of their fleets, the number of ships belonging to respective nations has also increased. Find out the top maritime nations with the largest shipping fleet according to gross tonnage in this infographics.
Engaged and owned by the German shipping conglomerate Hamburg Süd, the Santa Clara is a reefer ship peerless to any. Commissioned as a part of a new class of refrigerated container ships – the Santa classification – Santa Clara was the first vessel of its classification to be put into operation.
Houseboats are a unique transformation of a simple concept of boats on water. As their name illustrates, these boats function as an alternate residential paradigm. Find out more about the houseboats in the article inside.
The unexpected casualty of the MSC container ship Napoli in the British waters, five years ago, left an indelible mark upon the international container shipping sector. Know more about MSC Napoli accident inside the article.
Owned and operated by Wilhelmsen Logistics, the carrier ship, MV Faust is known to be one of the biggest car carrier ships across the whole international marine domain.
Berthing a ship safely at a port is an art, which is developed through consistent practice, along with adequate knowledge and skills. Find out six golden rules of ship berthing in this infographics
The Endeavour Expedition Ship is an expedition ship which is operated by National Geographic in the Galapagos Islands located in the Pacific Ocean under the Ecuadorian governmental ownership. Find out more about this amazing national geographic adventure inside the article.