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.
An anchor chain refers to the component that attaches the anchor to the vessel or marine structure and is usually referred to as the anchor rode (or anchor cable). Find out more about anchor chain inside the article.
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.