MV Hallaig is the first passenger/vehicular ferrying Ro-Ro ship in the world to be equipped with a multi-fueling system. The world’s first hybrid ferry is built under the “Low Emissions Hybrid Ferries Project”.
Types of Ships
The Nichioh Maru Car Carrier is an eco-friendly ship which is supposed to be the first car carrier with solar energy power generation system. The solar ship can accommodate up to 1400 cars and has 28 solar panels.
M/S Viking Grace is the world’s first passenger ferry to adopt LNG fuel. A finest ship of Scandinavian cruise operators, Viking Line, Viking Grace is an eco-friendly cruise ship of the finest type.
Put into operation in the year 1962, NS Savannah is the first nuclear powered merchant vessel in the world. The nuclear ship set the foundation of the nuclear propulsion technology which is widely used in the industry today.
Of all the LNG carriers operating currently, the Akebono Maru is a class of its own. The vessel which began its operations in the year 2011 is a Japanese innovation built specifically to cater to the internal Japanese LNG demand and supply requirements.
CS Hooper Cable Laying Ship, considered as the world’s first cable laying ship, holds a very prestigious place in the maritime industry. The cable ships mark essential developments in the maritime industry achieved over 200-years ago.
The difference between a ship and a boat is always a hot topic of discussion among people. Mentioned herein are seven main aspects which help to differentiate between a ship and a boat.
Auriga Leader is the world’s first partially propelled cargo ship, fitted with over 300 solar arrays that generate around 10 percent of its required operating power. Know more in this green ship inside the article.
Methane Pioneer was the first LNG ship in the world. The very-first utilization of the LNG carrier can be traced back to the late 1950s, when a cargo ship was altered to have LNG carrying capabilities. Find out more about Methane Pioneer LNG Ship in the article inside.
CMA CGM Marco Polo is now the largest container ship in the world with TEU capacitance of over 16,000 tonnes. Read more details on this amazing container shipping marvel in the article inside.