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.
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.
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.
Alcohol conviction of a cargo ship’s master is a strong warning and reminder to seafarers, says Maritime NZ’s Northern Regional Manager,
Authorities are monitoring salvage of the general cargo ship Isla Bartolome that ran aground and partially sank off Isla Puna Island in Ecuador.
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.