ROV discovers a reef
Marine Technology

What is Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV)?

A remotely operated underwater vehicle also referred to as an ROV, is an underwater vehicle that is unmanned and usually tethered to the operator. Let’s take a look at some of the salient features about ROVs, their usage, categorisation, preparation, launching, operation, and shortcomings.

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Sticky piston
Marine Technology

How are Piston Rings Made?

A piston ring is an expandable split metallic ring that is attached to the outer diameter of a piston in an internal combustion engine or steam engine usually used to provide a seal between the piston and the cylinder wall.

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Marine Technology

Bow Thrusters: Construction and Working

Bow thrusters are type of propellers, which are smaller in size and which help in better maneuverability of the ships at lower speeds. They are generally used for maneuvering the vessel near the coastal waters or while entering or leaving a port.

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