The crude oil tanker Amoco Cadiz was single-handedly responsible for one of the hugest maritime casualties in the late 1970s as it tipped over two hundred thousand tons of rock (crude) oil near the Brittanie coast line, near to the waters of the English Channel.
Launched a couple of years ago and put into operation a few months ago, Pacific Orca – the WIV (Wind-farm Installation Vessel) has gained immense reputation not only as the hugest vessel in its cadre but also as one of the finest.
Wellboats can be best described as a unique kind of fishing and housing facility vessels. These types of boats provide invaluable assistance to the entire fisheries sector both in terms of commercial viability and the end-consumers’ satisfaction.
Green float is a green city concept that would float at the sea and would have all green systems to make it extremely environmental friendly. The beautifully designed floating cities are expected to be completed by 2025.
A SWATH ship is the abbreviated form of the word ‘Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull’ ship. Swath ships are designed in such a way that they have two or dual hulls instead of the conventional single hull. Technically, a swath ship is a type of a catamaran.
The M/V Blue Marlin is a Dutch ship that was built in the year 2000 as a float-on/float-off or a heavy lift vessel that can be partially submersed. The Blue Marlin’s cargo carrying capacity is around 30,000 tons and the ease with which the 505 feet and 6,800 ton USS Cole was shipped from one part of the world to another, proves that the ship was designed to endure and carry cargo through.
Enchantment of the Seas is a cruise ship that operates in the enchantment seas of the Caribbean and provides many exciting utilities to its voyagers. The sailing cruise ship began its maiden voyage of the enchantment seas in the year 1997 and from that time onwards, there has been no looking back for the cruise ship.
The profession of a steward on a ship involves preparing and arranging dinner and special events, apart from other duties. Find out more about the profession of steward in the article inside.