Heavy lift vessels (HLVs) are gigantic vessels that can lift and ship just about any load in the world, from massive carriers to large semi-submersible oil rigs.
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.
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.
Learn about the different types of anchors used on vessels in the maritime industry. Also, find out about anchor design and materials used in making anchors in the article inside.
Vessel draft (draft in the American spelling, draught in the British) is one of the principal dimensions of any waterborne vessel and is defined in technical terms as the distance between the keel and the waterline of the vessel.