The issue of piracy at sea has inspired several film makers to make movies based on somali pirates and real ship highjacking incidents. Mentioned herein are five such somali pirates movies which make an interesting watch.
Trailer of one of the most awaited movies of 2013, Captain Phillips, a movie based on the real life incident of Maersk Alabama Highjacking by Somali Pirates, starring Tom Hanks and directed by the maker of the “The Bourne Supremacy” and “The Bourne Ultimatum” has been released.
The first of the world’s largest container ships – Maersk’s Triple E Vessels is scheduled for delivery in July 2013. Watch the video of the assembling process of the Triple E Vessel in the shipyard.
Sometimes prestigious ceremonies of ship and boat launching can miserably fail. Such ship launch disasters is a sad sight to watch. Mentioned herein as ten such boat and ship fail videos.
Learn about the operation and working of the main engine starting air system in the video which describes the important parts of the starting air system along with their individual functions.
Though wearing a life jacket is an easy task, it requires regular practice to avoid errors. Watch these videos to learn how to wear a life jacket on ship and as well as in water.
Using an inflatable life raft on a ship indicates extreme situations such as abandoning the ship. Though no one would want to confront such an adverse condition, it is imperative that all mariners are conversant with the procedure of launching and boarding an inflatable life raft.
Cruise liner Pacific Sun faced a terrible storm in August 1st, 2010 almost 400 miles north of New Zealand. The video shows consequences of intense rolling and pitching inside the cruise ship when the storm struck the cruise ship.
One of the most beloved movies in the history of cinema, Titanic – the 1997 epic disaster movie is back again in 3D. The trailer of the 3D version of the movie was recently released. The movie has been directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.
US Marines have developed a unique waste disposal system named Micro Auto Gasification System in order to tackle the problem of huge quantity of waste disposal at sea. Watch the video of the solid waste disposal technique of the US Navy inside the article.
The Elastec Oil Skimmer Machine was awarded $1 million in the Oil Cleanup X Challenge for its revolutionary oil skimming machine. Watch the video of the oil skimmer in action.
Oil rigs and DP vessels in Arctic Ocean face problems because of several small and large icebergs that drift on the water surface. MD group has released a video of their “Iceberg Management” system which helps to tow the problematic iceberg away from the oil rig.
Ship accidents at sea are horrifying events feared by everyone. When ship collision videos are caught on tape they exhibit sheer terror and panic among those who become unfortunate spectators. We bring to you 7 chilling ship accident videos caught on tape.
SaveOurSeafarers releases a dramatic video depicting the effects of Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean. The video shows the trauma involved with the piracy attacks but also the economic costs of the rising threat to the maritime industry.
A doumentary depicts the life and stark reality of Bangladesh’s shipbreaking yard workers.
Cardiff University Researcher, Paul Allen, has made a film on the dangers of seafarers’ fatigue, along with a fine researched report. The film makes a strong point on the lethal potential of the fatigue faced by seafarers at sea. Check out the movie inside.
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has unveiled a mobile harbour concept for container ships that can not only solve several problems pertaining to port operation but can also increase the overall trade at ports around the world.
The concept ship NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 is the first step by NYK towards their 2050 “Zero Emissions” goal. The ship is aimed to utilize maximum of the green-power and thus reduce the carbon emissions. Find More in this Video
In the first place, we though this is one of those common ship accidents wherein the ship was repaired after undergoing a few dents and damages. But stay with the video and watch it till the end. You will be as much shocked as we were! Now, we don’t know the name of the ship […]
An uneasy sea is a mariner’s nightmare. The last thing a seafarer would want to face while at sea is rough weather complimented by monster waves. However, when nature turns bitter, there is hardly anything that one can do rather than “Wait, watch, & pray”. In 2007, Calamity Jane, an offshore support vessel went through […]
Marine Insight Launches “Know the Sea” Campaign. Watch the Introductory Video.
The horrendous memories of the worst oil spill of the century that took place at one of British Petroleum oil rigs is still very fresh in the minds of the people. The incident has raised several questions for maritime environment policy makers and authorities. But the damage has already been done. The whole marine sector […]
A real video wherein the lifeboat suddenly snaps and falls into the water. A scary accident which could have turned disaster if crew members would have been inside the lifeboat. Watch the video inside.