UNCLOS is an acronym for the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea. The convention is also sometimes referred to as the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty.
Some nautical terms are often misinterpreted and misquoted. In this regard, two of the most commonly used terms – flotsam and jetsam can be described as being the perfect misnomers. Find out the difference between both the terms in the article inside.
A modern ship is provided with several navigational equipment and resources to ensure a smooth and save voyage. We bring you 30 different types of navigational equipment and resources that are used onboard ships
Bay of Biscay is the most feared sea by the sailors. Extremely rough weather and series of accidents in the past has made this water way extremely dangerous for sea going vessels. Find out more about the Bay of Biscay inside the article.
Tug Boats are small but powerful ships which are used to pull or push other large ships for maneuvering or salvage purpose
Marine insurance is another variant of the general term ‘insurance’ and as the name suggests is provided to ships, boats and most importantly, the cargo that is carried in them
Sea waves are one of the beautiful natural marvels that excite us. However, there are different types of waves that are formed according to different weather conditions.
Carbon trading system is extremely important to the maritime industry. However, as the system is knew there is a lot of doubt surrounding it. The article describes the problems with carbon trading in the maritime industry.
MV Maersk Alabama is a container ship which was put into operation for the very first time in the year 1998 under the Danish registry. The ship is famous for the spate of piracy attacks experienced by her. Know more about its story inside the article.