Breaking new grounds in the making of warships in the country, India on 23rd August commissioned the first indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette, INS Kamorta, at an impressive ceremony at Visakhapatnam naval dockyard.
Archives for August 2014
Watch a great timelapse video from a 2009 trip down the Suez Canal onboard a Maersk container vessel.
The largest ships ever built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the Amphibious Assault Ships as known as Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD) are being built by contractors BAE Systems Australia and Navantia.
In co-operation with engineering consultants HB Hunte Engineering, Hartmann Reederei of Leer developed a unique, new type of vessel: Ethylene Carrier ECO STAR 36K with “Svelte”-bow design.
The world’s biggest tidal array is to be built in North Scotland bringing jobs and energy security to the Pentland Firth region, it’s been announced on 22nd August.
A new fiction novel tells the action-filled story of Michael Still’s life and adventures, and is based on the author’s personal experiences growing up and serving in the Navy.
Seismic survey ships are sophisticated vessels built with special features to carry out complex operations at sea. Learn about the important parts and equipment of these vessels.
Here’s a footage of ferry MF Hardanger Ferry that crashed into dock at a port in Norway. The video was captured from the shore of Tau Port, Norway, where the ferry rammed into the concrete after an electrical fault caused a blackout on-board.
The ILO marks a year since the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 entered into force worldwide on August 20, 2013. ILO TV travelled on board a container vessel to hear first-hand from seafarers what it’s like to spend months at sea and what impact the convention has on their work.