Ship’s anchor is used to turn the ship in the desired side and direction during the berthing process. Learn inside the article as to how a ship is berthed using its anchor as a pivot.
Archives for September 2013
An accident on board a ship during rough weather threw the crew overboard while they were attempting to secure the nylon mooring lines at the aft deck. Despite the best efforts of the vessel and search and rescue (SAR) services, the two men could not be recovered.
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark named the second Triple-E vessel Majestic Maersk amid a sea of fans and spectators.The Majestic Maersk is the second in Maersk Line’s fleet of 20 Triple-E vessels.
Brodosplit has made the largest ‘heavy lifter’ in the world – Jumbo Kinetic. This ship is unique and exceptional in that it is the biggest ship of this type with the most sophisticated equipment.
There are a few marine technologies in the ship’s engine room which have not been utilized as much as they should be. Find seven such underrated technologies that can give promising results inside the article.
In an era where the market place is increasingly competitive and Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) are seeking to differentiate themselves from their competition, the issue of standards and accreditation of the industry continues to draw big debate.
This ship concept makes it easier to find one’s sea legs, thanks to opposing waves created in specially-designed tanks fitted in the hull. The ship will house personnel working on offshore installations, and is optimized to provide the best possible comfort when moored adjacent to a platform.
Marine Insight brings your exclusive pictures of the Maersk Triple E vessels from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd (DSME)’s Okpo Shipyard in South Korea.
It’s not easy to keep everyone happy on board ships. Getting liked by your fellow seafarers and winning their trust on board ships require dedicated efforts and strong mindset. Find out seven ways to become a more “likeable” seafarer on board ships.