Like any other mechanical machinery on board ships, motors also have their own running hours, after which, the complete overhauling of the motor is to be done to ensure efficient working and performance.
Archives for May 2013
In a first-of-its-kind, the Japanese marine engineering giants Mitsui have come up with an ingenious alternative power generation system, which will effectively utilise both wind energy and oceanic currents to generate electricity.
Rozenburg Windwall, located in the Netherlands (Port of Rotterdam) is a man made structure which protects the ships in the Canal of Caland from harsh billowing winds. Learn more about this unique windwalls inside the article.
LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) terminal is a reception facility for unloading of cargo from LNG tankers. This purpose built ports are specially used for export and import of LNG. Find out how LNG terminal works.
Crafted by the renowned Dutch craftsman Florentijn Hofman, the world’s largest floating rubber duck is truly a sight to behold. The artist’s vision is truly inspiring as an everyday common toy is presented before the world as a larger-than-life creation.
In a first of its kind project, a Horizon lines container ship will be used to study representation of clouds in climate models. The project dubbed – MAGIC, Marine ARM GPCI Investigation of Clouds’, aims to study the influence of clouds and their constant modulation over the oceanic surfaces
The captains who will take charge of the Triple-Es container ships are preparing for the new vessel and its twin-skeg setup, which is different from the single engine and propeller on the E-class vessels (and other container vessels).
The ultimate list of nautical books for deck officers is a compilation of important maritime codes, regulations, guides, and books important for both aspiring and sea-going maritime professionals working in the deck department.
Shipping containers are mainly constructed using steel, wood, aluminum etc. or by a combination of all these materials. Learn how shipping containers are made from steel sheets and wood by constructing and assembling different parts and then welding them together in this amazing video.