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
A variety of ocean phenomena- both explained and unexplained have intrigued people around the world. Some of these most famous ocean mysteries have been a subject of great debates and discussions. Learn about ten such mysteries of the oceans.
The planned construction of an OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) power plant in the Southern Chinese high seas is set to become the largest power plant in the world. The power plant is intended to be a joint venture between two business giants, US-based engineering corporation Lockheed Martin and Hong Kong-based construction consortium Reignwood.
Designed by SCOD – Sauter Carbon Offset Design – one of the world’s best marine designing conglomerate, Ocean Supremacy is expected to be a super-yacht marvel and the greenest yacht ever. Find out more about Ocean supremacy inside the article.
Oil booms are a very important requirement in case of oil spills at sea. With the help of oil booms, the extent of the oil spillage can be curtailed effectively. There are different varieties of oil booms that are available.
Previously referred to as the Earthrace, MY Ady Gil is a triple hulled yacht (trimaran) which surpasses the conventional style of yacht design. In spite of its uniqueness the amazing yacht failed substantially to sustain its continuance as a vessel. Does this make it the weirdest yacht ever?
A cargo ship accident that occurred between a French ship carrying explosives and a Norwegian vessel carrying provisions for wartime relieving provisions, the Halifax disaster in 1917 happened just towards the fag-end of the First World War. The Halifax explosion is regarded an unparalleled chapter in the history of maritime disasters.