In this whiteboard video, learn how a boiler is made from scratch and turned into an efficient system by implementing design optimization and efficiency improvisation, following the principles of physics which support the entire system.
Archives for June 2014
What happens inside a ship as it sinks? Watch this terrify footage taken by two HD cameras installed on a sinking ship.
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transfers 277 persons in distress to the Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P61.
Marine engineering and subsea cable installation equipment provider Blue Offshore Marine Services has successfully built a third and the world’s largest modular basket carousel. After contract award, the basket carousel, with loading tower and 15Te tensioner, was fabricated in 16 weeks and assembled in 4 weeks.
Actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and two of its component agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as other federal agencies, to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been limited.
The Secure Anchorage Area (SAA) offshore Lagos is a collaborative project between the Nigerian Navy, Ocean Marine Security and technical advisors, UK based maritime security specialists, PGS Group.The SAA has enjoyed 100% success against piracy since its inception in May 2013.
A video clip captured by fishermen near Paracel Islands allegedly shows a large Chinese ship attacking and sinking a much smaller Vietnamese fishing boat.
The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Dutchman Boyan Slat, has unveiled its feasibility report, concluding that its concept is a viable method to clean the oceans from plastic. The report is the result of more than a year of extensive scientific research in engineering, oceanography, ecology, maritime law, finance and recycling.
The FPP Opti Design, a new state-of-the-art fixed pitch propeller (FPP) design concept, has been introduced by Wärtsilä. The new design offers fuel savings of up to 4 per cent and highly reliable full scale performance predictions. The concept has been developed utilising the latest computational fluid dynamics (CFD) technology.