Japanese Bulk carrier MV Wakshio that has been stranded on a coral reef off the southeast coast of Mauritius could now be on the verge of cracking into two pieces.
Cargo ships are seagoing vessels that are used to transport goods. Cargo ships generally carry cargo in containers or cargo holds. Know more inside
Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships having tanks with highly pressurized liquid cargo. BLEVE is a dangerous condition on board ships which should be avoided at any cost.
While leaving the anchorage, a tanker was driven into the bow of the general cargo vessel – which was still anchored but dragging – causing major damage to both vessels.
Iranian cargo ship Shabahang that was on its way to Russia with over 1000 tons of cargo onboard has completely sunk. The ship’s personnel were rescued and taken to Baku.
Design of container ships depends on type of cargo, the ports on route, the functionality of the ship, and also the economic trends in the market. Lets take a look at the important aspects considered for container ship design.
Cargo Ship MV Tricolor is remembered for spreading one of the worst marine pollution in maritime history. We bring to you the story of the MV Tricolor as it sank after three collisions, leading to the greatest harm to the marine environment.
Greek cargo ship operator and two chief engineers of one of its ships have been named in a five-count federal indictment charging them with failing to record the illegal dumping of oily waste into international waters.
Bulk carriers are those types of ships which transport cargoes in bulk quantities. The cargo transported in such ships is loose cargo i.e. without any specific packaging to it and generally contains items like food grains, ores and coals and even cement. Find out more about such ships inside the article.