The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) is backing the film A Hijacking, which it describes as “brutally accurate in its depiction of the horror inflicted on the victims of pirate attacks”.
Archives for March 2013
After graduation, deck cadets have to go through a lot of documentation work to make themselves eligible for working at seas. Find out the list of documents and other essential requirements that are necessary to apply for various seagoing certificates.
Offshore drilling is carried out at high seas to meet the increasing global demand for oil and gas. Drilling at sea is carried out using permanent and mobile drilling units. Learn about the basics of offshore drilling in the article.
The world’s first fuelling vessel for LNG (liquefied natural gas) was christened in a traditional christening ceremony in Stockholm, by Helena Bonnier, the chairman of Ports of Stockholm (Stockholms Hamnar)
Troubleshooting engine room machinery problems is one of the most important tasks marine engineers have to deal on a daily basis. Learn about the basics of engine room machinery troubleshooting in this article.
Considered as the world’s biggest deep water port, Yangshan is one of the three major constituents of the Shanghai Port and is connected to the mainland through the world’s largest sea bridge – Donghai Bridge.
The first of the world’s largest container ships – Maersk’s Triple E Vessels is scheduled for delivery in July 2013. Watch the video of the assembling process of the Triple E Vessel in the shipyard.
Shell has launched the first 100% LNG powered tank barge at a Christening ceremony attended by Shell CEO Peter Voser at Peters Shipyards in The Netherlands.
Late Steve Job’s 80 meter long Super Yacht Venus is designed by reputed French marine architect Philippe Starck and built by custom ship builder Feadship.