A container depot or yard is where several containers are stored or held in transit, once they are unloaded. This depot provides a single place where shipping and logistics companies can keep their containers until it is time for reloading.
What are straddle carriers and why are they used. Learn about the design, operation and advantages and disadvantages of straddle carriers in this article.
Do you know why the left and right side of a vessel is called port and starboard? Do you know the reason for the origin of these terms and their significance? Find out in the article inside.
Do you sailboats are divided into different types based on a number of factors. Let’s take a look at various types of sailboats and their key features in this article.
The ship’s bridge is a place from where navigation of the ship is carried out. It is one of the most important parts of the ship. Find out the design and layout of a ship bridge inside the article.
Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC vessels) are a sub-class of generic gas carriers that target a considerably higher volume of gas transport.
CONEX containers are one of the most iconic developments in the history of transportation and logistics, as they revolutionized the shipping industry. They gave rise to the industrial intermodal standard containers known today as TEU and FEU.
Anchor windlass is an important machinery system on ships. Learn the basics of design and operation of anchor windlass in this article.
Do you know why ships sink? Check out ten main reasons which can lead to sinking and capsizing of these massive floating structures.