Cranes play a very vital role when it comes to lifting and stacking heavy objects in ports and onto a ship. Let’s take a look at important types of port cranes.
What is Water-in-Fuel Emulsion and Homogenisers on board ships? Let’s discuss the system, components & its operation in detail in this article.
Shear force is a tangential component of force that acts in a coplanar manner that is parallel to the plane of the face of the object. Know more inside the article.
Rudder drop is a traditional indicator in checking the wearing down of a rudder over time. In physical terms, rudder drop is the distance the operational rudder arrangement has further travelled concerning a reference point on the hull.
Besides opting for green fuels, developing efficient energy-saving engines and sustainable shipping technologies like scrubbers, ports offer another solution: cold ironing.
Squatting is a hydrodynamic phenomenon that occurs when a vessel travels in shallow waters; that is, there is a limited extent of depth available in the region of interest.
Tricing pendants are additional means of securing the lifeboat with the davit arm when the boat is being released. Find out more about them inside the article.
In the terminology of navigations, bearing simply refers to the angle between an object of interest and a reference line. Know more about transit bearing in this article.
Decks mainly define tiers or levels in a vessel and provide upper and lower limits for any space. Learn more about the lowermost deck in a ship.