What are Keel Guards?
Naval Architecture

What are Keel Guards?

A keel is the base on which ships are built and is the bisector (divider) that separates the hull into two length-wise areas. Keel guards are a protection that is used to cover the keel of a ship from getting damaged.

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What is Cofferdam on Ships?
Naval Architecture

What is Cofferdam on Ships?

Cofferdam on ships is a type of enclosed or void space provided for extra safety which separates two tanks containing different liquids. Find out what is cofferdam and where it is located on ships.

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Different Types Of Sterns Used For Ships
Naval Architecture

Different Types Of Sterns Used For Ships

A number of factors such as hydrodynamic efficiency, construction simplicity, flow patterns & aesthetics are considered for designing a ship’s stern. Learn about different types of ship’s stern inside the article.

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Types of Bow Designs Used For Ships
Naval Architecture

Types of Bow Designs Used For Ships

The bow at the foremost part of the ship is one of the most fascinating design aspects that catches one’s attention. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and common bow designs used for ships today.

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Naval Architecture

What Is The Purpose Of “Torsion Box” In Ships?

Torsion box is a continuous structure in the top part of ship’s longitudinal bulkhead, freeboard deck and sheer strake which provides sufficient strength against torsional moments and other bending loads. Read inside the article to know more on the importance of torsion box.

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