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.
Archives for September 2013
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.
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.
Learn how a master got into trouble because of violation of local ballast water regulation when the ship’s crew accidentally carried out deballasting at a port and failed to reveal the truth even on asking about the same.
A Time-lapse footage showing the Costa Concordia being uprighted off the coast of Tuscany.
The SALT 100 Platform supply vessel combines innovations in design and technology to achieve higher energy efficiency and more robust propulsion. The vessel has very low fuel consumption and is the first of its kind to adopt a new and more flexible and efficient solutions for cargo handling.
The Panama Canal Expansion project, which will add a third set of locks to the canal, is supposed to double its capacity by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing bigger ships to transit. Checkout this great timelapse video of the Panama Canal Expansion Project.