Naval Architecture

What are Keel Guards?

A keel is the base on which ships are built and is the bisector (divider) that separates the hull into two length-wise areas. Keel guards are a protection that is used to cover the keel of a ship from getting damaged.

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cofferdam in ship
Naval Architecture

What is Cofferdam on Ships?

Cofferdam on ships is a type of enclosed or void space provided for extra safety which separates two tanks containing different liquids. Find out what is cofferdam and where it is located on ships.

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Naval Architecture

Different Types Of Sterns Used For Ships

A number of factors such as hydrodynamic efficiency, construction simplicity, flow patterns & aesthetics are considered for designing a ship’s stern. Learn about different types of ship’s stern inside the article.

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