Jumbo Maritime Heavylift has made a spectacular video on the launching of the biggest heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic. The HD quality video features great arial views of the shipyard and some mind-blowing camera work, greatly complimented by the background music.
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Dredging anchor is a method used during maneuvering of a ship when neither a bow thruster nor a tug is available to check the ship’s bow movement. Learn how dredging anchor is used to control ship’s movement in restricted waters.
While discharging at an oil terminal, the tanker ship’s sea water pumps were continuously showing inadequate discharge pressure. On inspection it was found that the strainers in the sea suctions were completely chocked with a huge mass of tiny fish.
Chantier Davie Canada Inc. launched an advanced multipurpose subsea construction vessel. The cutting-edge ‘Cecon Pride’ has been built for Norwegian Oilfield Services company, Cecon. At 130 meters long, is built to conform to the high standards required for deepwater operations in harsh environments.
Here’s a unique video showing a small aircraft landing and taking off from a ship’s deck in the English Channel. With footage of six cameras including from inside the aircraft, the amazing feat is performed using one of the most amazing aircrafts, the extreme short takeoff and landing (STOL) Foxbat A22.
Refrigeration system is one of the most important machinery systems on board ships that requires continuous monitoring and maintenance from ship’s engineers. Learn about eight most common problems that are seen in ship’s refrigerated system.
Seafarers can face a variety of problems while traveling to foreign lands while joining ships or coming back to their home land. Learn about seven important and most common problems that are faced by maritime professionals.
Want to know how boiler system works on ships? Learn about the different components and operation of ship’s boiler and steam system in this video tutorial.
The crew of a container vessel carrying Aluminium Phosphide hear small explosions inside one of the containers. The crew uses water to cool down the containers unaware of the fact that contact between water and Aluminium Phosphide produces phosphine, an extremely flammable and toxic gas.