All major shipping companies are retrofitting their ship’s bulbous bow for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. Learn about the reasons as to why ships are getting the Nose Jobs.
Bulbous bow is a peculiar bulb like projection at the forward end of the ship. Learn about the significance of this ship structure and the importance of its design inside the article.
The bow at the foremost part of the ship is one of the most fascinating design aspects that catches one’s attention. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and common bow designs used for ships today.
By 2016, 24 of the largest ships in Hapag-Lloyd’s fleet will get a new bulbous bow, and some will also be fitted with optimised propellers. This will enable the vessels to consume less fuel and produce fewer emissions.
Investigation Report on accident of chemical tanker Key Bora making heavy contact with the western approach jetty at Alexandra Dock, Hull.