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.
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.
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.