The difference between a ship and a boat is always a hot topic of discussion among people. Mentioned herein are seven main aspects which help to differentiate between a ship and a boat.
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Planning to join merchant navy as a deck officer? Find out different ways to become a deck officer by joining a maritime course that suits your interest.
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.
Maritime piracy is one of the biggest dangers faced by the busiest shipping routes around the world. Find out seven most famous shipping routes vulnerable to maritime piracy.
The Strait of Dover is the busiest shipping route in the world. A narrow strait spanning a width of only about 20 miles, it is one of the significant maritime routes in the world.
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.
Cargo securing through lashing and other methods is an important aspect of cargo stowage on container ships. Find out about the basics of container lashing in the article.
Clifford J. Rodgers was the World’s First Purpose Built Container ship in the world. Find out more about the first container ship in the world inside the article.
Oil spill as a result of maritime accidents have been a major concern for the shipping industry. Find out about twenty major oil spill incidents after 1967 that shook the maritime industry with their harmful effects and consequences.