The keel is the primary structural member and backbone of a ship. Learn about the importance of keel and types of keels used for a ship.
What are ballast tanks and why are they so important on ships? Find out more about different types of ballast tanks provided on ships in this article.
Learn about bending stress distribution, local stresses and efficiency of ship’s superstructure design in the article inside.
Learn more about a ship’s superstructure by understanding the different type of loads acting on it and important requirements for a good design.
Machinery installation on board ships is not all about lifting and mounting on to the foundation. In this article, we will take a general overview of five stages of marine machinery installation.
Learn about some of the most widely used technologies in the field of high-performance marine vehicles, having higher speed ability than typical commercial ships.
Learn about the main welding methods used in the shipbuilding industry and the common welding defects arising as a result.
Steering Gear integrated with the rudder system defines the complete ‘turning mechanism’ mandatory for all types of ships. Learn about the design and construction of steering gears of ships inside the article.
Find out how the hull of a ship is designed for various factors taken into consideration during the entire lifetime of the ship, and how the design of a ship’s hull plays the most important role in the entire ship design and shipbuilding project.
Watertight bulkheads are vertically designed watertight divisions/walls within the ship’s structure to avoid ingress of water in the compartment if the adjacent compartment is flooded due to damage in ship’s hull. Learn about the construction, design and SOLAS regulations for bulkheads in the article inside.