Bunker ships are small tankers transporting and carrying bunker fuel used for ship propulsion. They can transfer fuel to a recipient’s vessel while on a voyage. Know more about these vessels and their operations in the article.
Gas tanker ships carry gaseous substances. However, contrary to the name, the contents of a gas tanker ship are carried in liquified form. Know more about the different types of gas tankers in this article.
When viewed in a transverse direction, the maximum distance between the two side shell plating on the hull or the outer extremities of the ship is taken as the Maximum Beam.
Livestock carriers are cargo vessels used to transport cattle, sheep, goats, cows, buffaloes, etc. They are crucial links in the world’s food supply chain where several nations profit from exporting cattle at higher rates, and many countries access good quality meat and other extractives from the livestock.
One of the oldest maritime inventions, canoes are made of different materials for multiple uses. Read this article to learn all about different types of canoes.
Flare is defined as widening the hull section from bottom to top. Sheer is the measure of the exposed deck curvature longitudinally when viewing in a lateral direction that is sideways. Camber is essentially the transverse curvature of the deck and is usually parabolic.
Semi-displacement vessels have characteristics of both planing and displacement hulled vessels. Let us understand their features and characteristics.
The angle of inclination of the vessel under given conditions at which it oscillates is known as the angle of loll, and the vessel is said to be in a state of continuous rolling motion.
When the draft or water level is different or variable throughout the vessel’s length, the vessel is said to be trimmed. Read along to know everything about ship trim.