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
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.
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