Alcohol conviction of a cargo ship’s master is a strong warning and reminder to seafarers, says Maritime NZ’s Northern Regional Manager,
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.
In case of ship’s cargo hold fire at port, it may be far easier to get assistance as opposed to that at sea but that doesn’t discount the urgency and severity of the same. Learn how to fight cargo hold fire of ship in the article inside.
Authorities are monitoring salvage of the general cargo ship Isla Bartolome that ran aground and partially sank off Isla Puna Island in Ecuador.
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.
Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday after patrol boats fired warning shots across its bow and ordered it deeper into Iranian waters, the Pentagon said.
A 88-metre cargo ship with steering problems battled gale force winds and seas of up to ten metres 15 miles west of the Skerryvore light house. Lifeboats from Barra and Tobermory stood by for over 24 hours.
Watch the amazing rescue operation of the crew members of Cambodian vessel M/S SILVA when it listed to 35 – 40 degrees due to shifting of deck cargo in 2003. Checkout video of the rescue operation inside the article.
Engaged and owned by the German shipping conglomerate Hamburg Süd, the Santa Clara is a reefer ship peerless to any. Commissioned as a part of a new class of refrigerated container ships – the Santa classification – Santa Clara was the first vessel of its classification to be put into operation.
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.
Break bulk ships are perhaps the oldest variety of cargo carrying vessels which still operate at the sea. Unlike the present-day versions of cargo vessels, these types of ship were used for bulk cargo without putting the cargo into shipping containers.
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.
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.
In conjunction with the fruition of the oil industry, the expertise of oil haulage has forever been going forward. This fact was yet again proved right with the launch of the oil tanker, Dar Salwa, in November of 2010. KOTC (Kuwait Oil Tankers Company), as part of their modernizing route of action, received the Dar […]
Cargo ships are seagoing vessels that are used to transport goods. Cargo ships generally carry cargo in containers or cargo holds. Know more inside
Ro-ro ships are specially types of ships that are designed to carry cars, trains, and even smaller ships. The shape of ro-ro is what make them unique.