Auriga Leader is the world’s first partially propelled cargo ship, fitted with over 300 solar arrays that generate around 10 percent of its required operating power. Know more in this green ship inside the article.
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Methane Pioneer was the first LNG ship in the world. The very-first utilization of the LNG carrier can be traced back to the late 1950s, when a cargo ship was altered to have LNG carrying capabilities. Find out more about Methane Pioneer LNG Ship in the article inside.
The master of the ship needs to keep several important points in mind before signing the bill of lading. Find out about the precautions to be taken before signing the bill of lading.
CMA CGM Marco Polo is now the largest container ship in the world with TEU capacitance of over 16,000 tonnes. Read more details on this amazing container shipping marvel in the article inside.
Container shipping companies have a major contribution to the global maritime industry. Find out which are the top 10 container shipping companies in the world in 2012.
With sizes of new build ships increasing every year, the list of the longest ships in the world keeps varying. Find out top 10 longest ships in the world in 2012.
Unemployment is adversely affecting fresh deck cadets in the maritime sector. Drastic steps need to be taken immediately to save young maritime professionals from the effects of prolonged unemployment.
Put into operation three decades ago, the M/S Sigyn is a one-of-its-kind nuclear waste carrier. Christened for the Scandinavian deity Sigyn, who is known to have protected Loki from poison and toxicants, the name of the radioactive waste carrier ship rightly reflects its nature of operations.