The Great Lakes form an important internal navigable channel in the Central North American region. However traversing through these water areas isn’t easy and many ships in the past have succumbed and irrevocably lost in their swirling depths. Here are the top 10 great lakes shipwrecks.
As inert gas is asphyxiating, it can cause hazardous effects on ship personnel and can even lead to death. Ship officers must take extra precautions while dealing with inert gas and inert gas system on board ships. Learn ten safety precautions to take while dealing with inert gas system.
The anti-fouling paint is so designed that it gets removed gradually by the flow of water. As the ship moves forward in the seawater, the anti-fouling paint gets eroded at a very slow rate. This brings fresh layer of biocide to the surface, which acts as toxin for the marine growth and prevents it to stick to the hull’s surface.
Diar Yudianto sent us some great photographs of rough weather in the Taiwan Strait while sailing on tanker vessel MT Sun Hope. They have been selected as our photo of the day. Check them out.
3rd Officer Rahul Gupta captured this beautiful picture of seawater with two different colors while sailing from Arabian Sea to Persian Gulf. Checkout this amazing photograph which is also our photo-of-the-day inside the article.
Give your loved ones a unique nautical gift to evoke the love for the sea you share with them. Choose one from the nautical gifts ideas mentioned in this article.
Main engine bearings are opened up for inspection or renewal if their is a breakdown in the rotating equipment, grounding/ accident, or for routine maintenance and survey. Learn important steps that must be considered while checking engine bearings.
The video shows a container ship in heavy storm with a tensed crew and a messed up bridge.
The Stad Ship Tunnel is a proposed ship tunnel that would bypass the Stad Peninsula in Selje, Norway – one of the most exposed and dangerous areas for ships along the coast of Norway.