Personal submarines are privately owned or chartered small submersible vessels used for exploring the underwater marine world. Find out about twelve of the coolest private submarines available in the market.
Types of Ships
Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS) are special types of ships which are used for offshore construction and installation operations. Learn about the characteristics, applications, and limitations of AHTS in the article.
With the advancement of technology, research vessels have revolutionized the way in which oceanic research is carried out in the deepest sea. Find out twelve such highly advanced and unique research vessels that have or will contribute greatly to the maritime world.
As the applications of Dynamic Positioning System increase in the maritime industry, different types of ships are now being fitted with DP systems to improve control and handling over vessels at sea. Learn about fourteen different types of DP enabled vessels inside the article.
The Otso ice breaker commissioned by the Finnish maritime authority during the early 1980s is a revolutionary ice-breaking vessel assigned to carry out extensive operations near major Finnish harbors.
Ship prefixes refer to the abbreviations carved in front of the ship names, for both navy or merchant vessels, comprising of few letters compounded to denote a particular meaning.
Merchant ships are broadly classified on the basis of their sizes and areas of operation. Ship sizes chiefly vary on their load carrying capacitance. Learn about ship size classification inside the article.
Put into operation in 2006, Provalys is one of the largest and most advanced LNG carriers in the world. The LNG ship has a capacity of 154,000 m3 and is propelled by dual fuel engines and electric propulsion.
Mark V Class Vessels are the world’s largest Ro-Ro ships owned by Wilhelmsen and constructed by Mitsubishi. The advanced Mark V Class is a series of four vessels Roro with M/V Tonsberg as the first.
Karadeniz Powerships are floating electrical power plants owned by Turkey based energy group Karadeniz. The Karadeniz Powership fleet is expected to fulfill the urgent electricity requirements across the countries of the Middle East, Asia and Africa.