Citadel refers to a room where the ship’s crew can hide during marine piracy attack.This anti piracy method can protect the ship’s crew against maritime piracy.
UNCLOS is an acronym for the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea. The convention is also sometimes referred to as the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty. UNCLOS, as a law of the sea came into operation and became effective from 16th November 1982. However, the […]
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.
Even in death there are many traditions and customs. In the ancient world, in some cultures like those of the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings, the tradition of ship burial was carried out. Ship burial refers to usage of ships for burying the dead. Sometimes, in case smaller boats were used, even the boats used to […]