Vessels that ply loose cargo loads in bulk quantities across oceanic channels are referred to as bulk carriers. There are different types of bulk carriers according to their purpose. Find out about the different types of bulk carrier ships inside the article.
Biofouling has always been a matter of grave concern for ships and ship owners. The Advanced Nanostructured Surfaces for the Control of Biofouling AMBIO project is an initiative that plans to minimize the effects of this problem with environmentally friendly measures
Ship terms related to the nautical industry are often misunderstood not only by the people outside of the industry but also from who are part of it. Let’s take a look at ten common nautical terms people often get confused with.
Marine Auxiliary Machinery is an important subject for seafarers as it covers not only those equipment that are in the ship’s engine room but also those provided on ship’s deck. Learn about the top marine engineering books for marine auxiliary machinery and ship technology.
Sea foam is a natural phenomenon of the ocean which involves formation of white lathery substance which floats on the surface of water and gets accumulated at the sea shores. The formation of sea foam is seen in several parts of the world and continues to intrigue people even today.
Built in the German Meyer Werft shipbuilding yards, the Diva is a cruise vessel owned and operated by the AIDA cruise line. A sub-division of the P&O cruises, the AIDA cruise line is based in Germany.
Wind energy is one of the most promising renewable sources of energy for ship propulsion. A variety of technologies have been developed to harness wind power which would help reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions from ships. Learn about seven of the best shipping concepts and technologies utilizing wind energy.
Like all financial products, Mutual Funds too have an intermediary who connects an investor to the Asset Management Company by way of different schemes.
One of the most beautiful phenomenons on Earth, Biobay or Bioluminescent Bay is a unique water area which glows at night, turning itself into a sight that can never be seen anywhere else on earth. Find out more about the Bioluminescent Bay inside the article.
When away from home, a seafarer often experiences deteriorating physical and mental state. To avoid this we bring to you 15 things to keep your mind and body healthy on board ships.