Major overhauling of ship’s generator is a tedious tasks which involves testing of various tools and parts. It is also a complicated task requiring professional skills, knowledge, and experience. Learn about the important tests carried out during major overhauling of ship’s generator.
In spite of taking several safety precautions on ships, accidents on lifeboats still occur on board. Learn about the main reasons that lead to lifeboat accidents on ships and what are the measures taken to prevent them.
A old looking semi-submersible vessel is carrying ships, barges, and tugs to be sold as scrap in China. A unique video of ship carrying massive scrap cargo. Do you think the cargo is safely secured?
An interface detector is an electrical instrument for detecting the boundary between oil and water. Interface detectors are a must for tanker ships according to IMO’s resolution of Marine Environment Protection Committee 5 (XIII). Learn more about interface detectors inside the article.
Shipping companies across the world are trying to come up with innovative engineering ideas and green technologies to tackle the stringent regulations about fuel emissions from vessels. A few of them are developing zero emission ships which would utilize a variety of green energy sources for propulsion. Learn about five such zero emission ship concepts.
A total of 64 cars were aboard a Russian cargo ship Astongate, which was traveling from Toyama, Japan, to Vladivostok, Russia. After a storm hit the ship — 52 of them ended up at the bottom of the sea.
Shipping containers are mainly constructed using steel, wood, aluminum etc. or by a combination of all these materials. Learn how shipping containers are made from steel sheets and wood by constructing and assembling different parts and then welding them together in this amazing video.
Exhaust Gas Boilers (EGF) on ships have a high risk of fire as they operate at extremely high temperature. An Exhaust Gas Boiler fire can be a caused because of a variety of reasons. Learn about the different types of Exhaust Gas Boilers (EGF) fires and how to prevent them.
Changing over of fuel oils in ship’s main engine and generator is important to keep a check on NOx and SOx emissions while entering Emission control areas (ECA) as mentioned under MARPOL Annex VI- Prevention of air pollution by ships. Find out more about the changing over procedures of fuel on ship’s marine engine and generator.
Freedom Ship is a highly innovative maritime housing project conceptualized by an American engineering pioneer, Norman Nixon. The project is quite similar to the idea of floating cities serving as alternate residential locales in the distant future.