Launch of a ship at the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany creates a huge wave which scares away the spectators. Watch the video inside.
Auriga Leader is the world’s first partially propelled cargo ship, fitted with over 300 solar arrays that generate around 10 percent of its required operating power. Know more in this green ship inside the article.
A marine pilot boat is a vessel that’s specifically used to ferry helmsmen or marine pilots from harbours to ships that need piloting, or vice versa. The concept of boats for pilots is quite old, predating to the heydays of the Greco-Roman empires.
Owned and operated by Wilhelmsen Logistics, the carrier ship, MV Faust is known to be one of the biggest car carrier ships across the whole international marine domain.
The shipbuilding industry is recognised as one of the most profitable industries around the world. Listed in here are top ten shipbuilding companies in the world in 2012
The Singapore port is unanimously regarded to be the busiest port in the world. While generalising, it is referred to as the Singaporean port, it is in fact a collection of all porting and harbouring amenities offered by the nation to all international and national vessels in transit.
Crane ships are powerful ocean going vessels which are mounted with massive cranes. In this article we have enumerated five huge crane ships which are used for different types of offshore jobs and are famous around the world for their enormous size and load carrying capacities.
Under the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), every shipping company must take certain steps into consideration to ensure security of the crew, ship and environment. A ship security assessment is carried out to ensure that every ship follows the security measures under ISPS.
Safety committee is an imperative body on board ships to ensure safe working environment and practices. The safety committee comprises of the safety officer and the safety representative along with other competent persons.
UNCLOS or the United Nation’s Convention on Laws of the Sea was formed to ensure freedom of shipping navigation at the sea. This allowed ships of one country to move safely and freely in international waters.