Sea foam is a natural phenomenon of the ocean which involves formation of white lathery substance which floats on the surface of water and gets accumulated at the sea shores. The formation of sea foam is seen in several parts of the world and continues to intrigue people even today.
RoRo or Roll on Roll off ship is a special type of vessel which is used for the transportation of cars and other automobiles. Find out about the different types of roll on roll off ships used in the shipping industry.
Maritime classification societies were born out of a need to ensure the continued safety and security of the maritime domain with respect to the vessels and the various marine aiding constructions. The role of a classification society is thus quite set and of utmost importance. Find out more inside the article.
An Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) or Automatic Guided Vehicle as the name suggests is a vehicle that is controlled and operated with the help of automated technological systems and equipments instead of the more traditional manual operations. AGVs are extensively used in the Maritime Industry. AGV was initially introduced to enable faster delivery of goods […]
Semi-submersible vessels are big ships used as oil drilling and production platforms for oil.In addition,Semi submersible are also used as heavy duty cranes.
Greece is a country that lies on the Aegean, Mediterranean and the Ionian Seas. Since the country is scattered around the sea, marine transport has been the primary source of transportation for the Greeks since ancient times. In contemporary times, marine transport has developed to a great extent but the allure and the attraction of […]
The ABT Summer was a Liberian registered oil cargo vessel, which caused an oil spill after a detonation rocked the ship and sunk it, leading to an oil spill disaster. Find out more about the ABT Summer Oil Spill Incident inside the article.
Navigation by stars has been the oldest and the most conventional way of navigating in the vast oceanic expanse. Technological advancements might have enabled and provided far more pin-point precision than star navigation contemporarily, but fact remains that celestial navigation was one of the highlights of the ancient maritime era.
In a first of its kind project, a Horizon lines container ship will be used to study representation of clouds in climate models. The project dubbed – MAGIC, Marine ARM GPCI Investigation of Clouds’, aims to study the influence of clouds and their constant modulation over the oceanic surfaces