Seafarers on ships know how to manage rest and working hours on ships irrespective of any document stating the same. Is the fuss over maintaining working hours on ships overrated?
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Put into operation in the year 1962, NS Savannah is the first nuclear powered merchant vessel in the world. The nuclear ship set the foundation of the nuclear propulsion technology which is widely used in the industry today.
Shipping containers are recycled and used in a variety of ways to solve a number of problems. Mentioned herein are twenty six most innovative and famous ways in which shipping containers are presently being used around the world.
MS Athena is one of the oldest cruise ships in the world with more than 60 years of service. The luxury cruise ships offers great features and amazing cruising experience.
Of all the LNG carriers operating currently, the Akebono Maru is a class of its own. The vessel which began its operations in the year 2011 is a Japanese innovation built specifically to cater to the internal Japanese LNG demand and supply requirements.
Shipping canals are waterways specifically built along major seawater routes to enable the passage of vessels. Most of the time, these canals are constructed to connect to waterbodies including seas, lakes, and rivers, offering an alternative route to the vessels, particularly cargo ships.
Air lubrication system for ships is an innovative technology to reduce the resistance between the ship’s hull and seawater, thereby increasing ship efficiency and fuel savings.
A large number of whales are injured and killed as a result of ships and offshore activities every year. Learn how shipping activities have been severely affecting whales and what steps have been taken to prevent the same.
The Arctic Bridge is a major polar shipping route that spans between North-western Russia and the Canadian heartland, and is also an extremely crucial alternate shipping route.