Sinkex or Sink Exercise is a term used for deliberately sinking a ship. Carried out by the navy, Sinkex (portmanteau of Sink Exercise) refers to the process of submerging non-operational vessels. Find out more about this peculiar activity of sinking a ship in the article inside.
Owned and operated by Allseas, a Dutch marine conglomerate engaged in constructional activities, the Solitaire is the world’s largest pipe-laying ship. Solitaire is capable of holding a maximum piping tonnage of 22,000 tons while laying pipes up to a distance of 1,000 kilometres in one year.
The Edda Fides Flotel is the first in a series of flotels proposed to be developed by the Norwegian shipping conglomerate – Ostensjo. . The term Flotel is an amalgamation of the words ‘floating hotel’, referring to vessels which can provide accommodation to seamen both in the offshore areas and also while berthed at a dock.
Austal’s next generation trimaran is one of its kinds ferries which blends both technology and state of art facilities. This blend of perseverance of the marine ecosystem ensures higher rates of speed, maximisation of fuel utilisation and incomparable comfort.
A platform nearly 500 metres tall, the Troll A Platform is One of the Biggest Floating Structures in the World. It was given the credit of the biggest oil rig in the world the Guinness Book of World Records in 1996.
The water discus hotel is an underwater hotel concept which takes hospitality to an all new level. Designed in the form of space ship, the Water Discus Hotel concept has the best features that are yet to be seen by hospitality industry.
The Benchijigua Express is one of the largest trimaran passenger ferries in the world. It operates between Los Cristianos in Tenerife and La Palma and La Gomera in the Spanish Canary Islands.
The Collins Class of submarines of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has more than successfully fulfilled the purpose of its national duty over the years. Find out more about this amazing class of submarines which comprises of six submersibles.
The Wind Turbine Shuttle is a SWATH (Small Water Plane Area Twin Hull) ship. The uniqueness of the ship is that it can transport and set up a pair of wind turbines simultaneously in the high seas. The Wind Turbine Shuttle (WTS) has been designed and built by the Dutch shipping corporation Huisman Equipment BV….