JAXPORT set a new port record today with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Kota Pekarang, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville.
In an oil spill, as the density of oil is less than water, oil will float on the surface. The natural agitation of water causes dispersion of oil that is spilled on the top layer of the water surface to go beneath into the water column. To accelerate this natural phenomenon, oil dispersants are used.
United Nation’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) plays an important role in handling all international maritime affairs with support from the maritime nations of the world. IMO uses various instruments to achieve this goal. In this article we will learn about 5 important instruments which every seafarer should know.
Golf legend Tiger Woods is undeniably one of the richest people in the world.Tiger woods yacht SS Privacy is one of the expensive wedding gift to his ex-wife.
Carnival Breeze is the third vessel in the Carnival Cruise Lines’ Dream-Class fleet. The Breeze will begin its operation from the June of 2012. Carnival cruise is one of the best creations of Carnival Cruise Lines.
The Adatra super yacht is a triple-hulled iconic vessel built by the Chinese based shipbuilding company McConaghy Boats at their yard in Zhuhai. A product of world renowned ship designer John Shuttleworth, the Adastra is aimed at being lighter and ecologically viable on account of low consumption of fuel.
As the issue of migrants and loss of lives at sea is becoming grim, here’s a twenty three points guide for merchant ships to attempt a large scale rescue at sea and dealing with refugees or migrants.
The rank of a junior officer has become commonplace with a lot of shipping companies recently. The gateway to having full OOW rights on a vessel, the rank is between obtaining the 2MFG license and that of Third Mate.
Maritime piracy is one of the biggest dangers faced by the busiest shipping routes around the world. Find out seven most famous shipping routes vulnerable to maritime piracy.
Launching of ships is one of the most important procedures of the entire ship construction process. Find out about the different types of ship launching procedures that are used in shipyards around the world.