These brave marine conservation organisations are fighting the odds to save our oceans. Know more about them inside the article.
Do you know why the units nautical mile and knots used for measuring distance and speed at sea? Find it out inside the article.
Stories from the sea have always fascinated people from all areas. If you like reading and are interested in knowing some interesting adventures of the sea, then the five novels mentioned in this article are the must read for you. Read inside the article to know more about them.
INS Satpura is an indigenous Shivalik class stealth Frigate of the Indian Navy. The Second of the Project 17, the ship is stacked with the latest in the warfare technology.
The Great Blue Hole of Belize, one of the world’s most famous diving zones, forms a perfect circle in the midst of a coral reef. The Blue Hole is a swallow hole that was caused by the collapse of a cavern formed during the glacial ages tens of thousands of years ago.
Long before the arrival of Radio, Television and other technological marvels as a medium of entertainment, it was those folk songs and other traditional art forms kept us delighted.
Rising sea levels is a result of the increase in atmospheric temperatures which has led to the melting of the poles. Find out about the effects of rising sea levels inside the article..
One of the most beautiful phenomenons on Earth, Biobay or Bioluminescent Bay is a unique water area which glows at night, turning itself into a sight that can never be seen anywhere else on earth. Find out more about the Bioluminescent Bay inside the article.
Ocean dumping is an activity that indicates dumping of various kinds of pollutants, mainly human generated, into the ocean water. The article describes several effects and causes of ocean dumping on the marine environment and the human life.
From being regarded as a very vital presence of the contemporary world, plastic has come to be looked upon as a material of immense potential destruction and harm. Find out inside the article as to how plastic is ruining the oceans and marine life in a number of ways.
Carlos Fischer is one of the biggest fruit juice carriers in the world with a total storage area of over 37,000 tonnes. Put into operation in the year 2002, in the 10-years of its utilisation, the Carlos Fischer has more than re-defined the vessel system for carrying liquids like juices. Find out more about Carlos Fischer in the article.
Aral Sea, one of the largest inland water bodies in the world, shank and dried. What led to this enormous environmental disaster? Find out more about the Aral Sea Disaster inside the article.
Equipped with two cranes, each with a load lifting capacitance of 7,000 tonnes each, the Saipem 7000 is regarded to be the second biggest crane vessel in the world. Put into operation in the year 1988 the vessel has for nearly a quarter of a century, provided excellence par services to its owners – the Saipem conglomerate.
The Strait of Dover is the busiest shipping route in the world. A narrow strait spanning a width of only about 20 miles, it is one of the significant maritime routes in the world.
The ship figureheads located on the bow of vessels were the highlight of ancient shipbuilding and architecture, till their redundancy on account of developments in vessel-building and architecture. Find out more about ship figurehead inside the article.
Folklores of sea navigation and voyages have been agog with tales of sea-serpents and reptilian monsters stalking vessels and ships. Intriguing and fearsome, the serpent at the sea forms a part of many a marine cultures across the world.
INS Vikramaditya is the new super-powerful Air Craft Carrier of the Indian Navy. The vessel will replace the present air craft carrier INS Viraat once it is launched in the year 2012. INS Vikramaditya is proposed to be the finest Air Craft Carrier of Indian Navy until Now.
INS Viraat is an air craft carrier ship of the Indian Navy and at present operates as the sole air craft carrier vessel for the country. The naval ship was acquired from the British navy in the year 1986, and it began its operational duty in the year 1987.
The mystery of scrolls of the Dead Sea is fascinating because of their content, their nature and place of discovery and the fact as to how they withstood effect of time over all these years. Find out what Dead Sea scrolls are and what their significance inside the article is.
The mystery surrounding the lost city of Atlantis has been there for several hundred years, and yet it remains unsolved. There are many stories and facts about this city lost underwater. We bring to you 10 amazing facts about the lost city of Atlantis that all must know.
Bermuda Triangle has always been in news because of several paranormal activities, which loss of lives and ships. The mystery of Bermuda Triangle still remains unsolved. We bright you 5 most interesting stories of the Bermuda triangle which truly depict the enigma that surrounds this area.
The story of the Titanic has often been verbally recounted and poignantly depicted in the movies. Here we bring to you brief stories of few noteworthy Titanic Survivors who lived on to tell the horrifying tale.
Scapa Flow is a natural harbor located off the coast of UK, near Scotland. It holds a unique place in maritime history due to various reasons. Read further to know about some of the most amazing Scapa Flow facts.
Stories of ghosts and paranormal activities at sea interests us all. The mystery of the Flying Dutchman ship is one such story that scares even the one with the strongest heart. Know the mystery of the Ghost ship Flying Dutchman inside the article.