The Devil’s Sea or the Dragon Triangle is famous in the shipping world for several incidences of ships disappearing without any specific reason. This unexplained triangle in the pacific has intrigued scientist since the start and still continue to do so.
There’s always an atom of fact in fiction and the story of Davy Jones Locker is no exception to this rule. Find out what does Davy Jones Locker means and what are the stories behind the origin of the term.
It is indeed an indisputable fact that the discovery of oil has dramatically changed the human life. The oil dominates our daily life in several of direct and indirect ways in a variety of forms.
Maritime transportation has a vital role to play in our daily life as it benefits every single person across the world. Despite the fact that the developments in the aviation industry have made the movement of people and goods faster, the shipping industry remains critical to the growth of economies.
A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat. It is unclear whether this applies to “boats” as big as a 987-foot-long oil tanker, but it is possible that the ship originally known as the Exxon Valdez might be used to argue that the answer is “yes.”
Nathaniel Bowditch is a famed, reputed and illustrious name in the maritime industry. The self-made nautical expert paved the way for the future of the global maritime navigational elements over 200-years ago and is considered the founder of Modern Maritime Navigation.
Peral Submarine – the world’s first electrically operated submersible in the 1880s paved the way for more futuristic submarine designs to be developed across various countries in the world. Learn more about this technologically advanced submarine which was way ahead of its time.
Nouadhibou, a major metropolis in the poverty-ridden North-west African country of Mauritania, is considered as one of the largest ship graveyards in the world with hundreds of ships abandoned together. Find out more about Nouadhibou ship graveyard in the article inside.
The unfortunate Titanic was neither the first one nor the last ship to hit an iceberg and sink. Several ship iceberg collisions in the past have resulted into loss of lives and property. Mentioned herein are ten such unfortunate ships.
Clifford J. Rodgers was the World’s First Purpose Built Container ship in the world. Find out more about the first container ship in the world inside the article.