The steering gear system is an indispensable part of any vessel. One very important component of a typical electro-hydraulic system is the hunting gear mechanism. Let’s find out more about the hunting gear mechanism on ships.
Steel coils are usually shipped in bulk and stowed accordingly onto the vessel’s designated cargo holds. These steel coils weigh around 40-50 tons. Let us understand how they are loaded onto ships.
For a vessel, the turning circle measures its turning ability as the extent of the smallest circle made by applying a constant turning moment. In simpler words, it determines the ease or rapidness with which a floating vessel can swerve or veer past any obstacle.
Though interchangeably used, lifeboats are different from rescue boats. A rescue boat is a craft used to immediately and effectively rescue persons in distress in any emergency. Let’s learn the difference between them in this article.
Some commonly used form coefficients are Block Coefficient, Waterplane Coefficient, Prismatic coefficient, and Midship Section Coefficient. Read on to find out about the most basic of them, which is the Block Coefficient.
Nuclear power is derived from chemical reactions that involve nuclear substances that react under particular conditions. A nuclear-powered ship has many advantages over conventional vessels. Read this article to learn more about nuclear vessels.
The moulded depth is the perpendicular or vertical distance measured along the vessel’s transverse plane from the top of the keel plate. Find out more inside the article.
Mooring means fastening a vessel to any shore or land-based structure with the help of suitable mechanisms, so the vessel is not subjected to free motion. This land-based structure may include berths, jetties, piers, wharves, quays, etc. Read this article to know about mooring ships.
A hospital ship is designed and constructed to serve as a medical facility similar to hospitals, nursing homes, or other healthcare infrastructure. Read along to learn more about hospital ships.