Shipping Container Dimensions 20ft vs 40ft Size Comparison
Shipping containers have revolutionized the maritime industry by allowing for efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods. They have become the Read more
GOLDEN SCAPE Newcastlemax class bulk carrier
The Newcastlemax bulk carrier is a large vessel used to transport bulk cargo such as coal, iron ore, and grain Read more
Ship size diagram with Length Between Perpendiculars
When it comes to designing and building ships, there are countless factors that must be taken into consideration. One of Read more
Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) has become an increasingly important source of energy in recent years due to its clean burning Read more
K Line LNG carrier - Moss type gas tanker
The global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been on the rise in recent years, making the LNG carrier Read more
Evergreen Ship Weighs - One of the Evergreen fleet Container ships - Ever Front
Evergreen Shipping is one of the world's largest shipping companies, operating a fleet of cargo ships that transport goods across Read more
overhauling of air compressor by third engineer
Nobody starts as an expert, everybody came from the starting line in doubt, with too many queries and with little Read more
Inert Gas System Diagram
As we progress towards innovation in the late 1960s, the size of oil tankers rapidly increased due to high demands, Read more
continuous drip feed sampler during bunkering on ships
Vessels consume a hefty amount of fuel every day especially when it is under voyage. Hence, it is necessary to Read more
Extension alarm systems of UMS or Unmanned Machinery System on ship
Engine room watchkeeping is a continuous way for the watch to monitor and attend to the engine room and be Read more
Example of PV breaker onboard VLCC size oil tanker
Just like most of the equipment, tanks do also have some limited pressure range to be followed for it not Read more
offshore wind turbine on the landscape
Offshore wind farms are becoming increasingly popular in many parts of the world. This type of renewable energy is growing Read more
Ship Detention Procedure and List of Common Reasons
Port State Control (PSC) refers to the inspections and regulations that port states employ on foreign ships entering their own Read more
Well trimmed cargo in hold of dry bulk carrier. Cargo is being discharged, but leveled cargo can be clearly seen in forward part of the hold.
A major requirement during the carriage of goods at sea is that the carriage should be done in a way Read more
Armed Guard Protecting Merchant Ships at Highest Security Levels
In the wake of the 9/11 attack in the United States, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) developed the International Ship Read more
Cargo ships are an essential part of international trade, transporting goods all over the world. There are many different types Read more
The program RaceSail for scoring sailboat races and regattas has been developed by Ed Mitchell, but lately was discontinued by Read more
Safe Speed of A Ship corresponds and is regulated by COLREG Rule 6
Speed is an important characteristic of a ship. It impacts a ship’s economic performance as well as her ability to Read more
Passage Planning on The Nautical Chart
A ship's primary function is to transport goods and passengers from one port to another. This operation requires proper knowledge, Read more
Ship Chartering Proces
The need for organizations to transport goods by sea in a cost-effective manner constitutes the backbone of Global trade. Organizations Read more
Looking to find the perfect boat for fishing in the flats? Then you might find yourself looking at a microskiff. Read more
Sea Pilot Boarding a Ship at Port of Cherbourg
The practice of shipmasters using experts with local knowledge to safely guide them when entering or leaving ports, or navigating Read more
Righting  Concordia: Colossal Shipwreck Ready for Marine Salvage Operation
A critical component to avoiding environmental or economic damage during a marine catastrophe is the ability to respond swiftly and Read more
Containership Hyundai Fortune Caught In Fire
Risk is an important issue in the maritime industry because of the public's concern for several catastrophic accidents. While marine Read more
Waterjet Propulsion On Small Vessels
Have you ever seen a boat at a boat show or even in a marina where there are no outboard Read more
What Is A Poopdeck On Ship
If you've ever heard the term "poop deck," you may be curious about its origins and definition. A ship’s aft Read more
boat hull types
Walking by a marina and looking at all the different kinds of boats have you ever wondered which of these Read more
3 Different Types of Rudders On A Ship
Have you ever wondered why every ship has rudders? Why isn't the ship's bow (the forward part) equipped with a Read more
Carbon Fiber material
Can you identify the difference between and compare carbon fiber vs fiberglass? Contrary to what many people think, they are Read more
Typical Submarine Operations with a graphical explanation of what tanks are filled or emptied depending on desired trim.
The question of how submarines work might be like magic for the general public, no one can even imagine how Read more
Ship Bridge of Tanker Vessel - Steering And Engine Layouts On The Bridge
Ever wondered where the control station of massive ships is located where it is operated from? Ships are enormous vessels Read more
Twin Engine Pontoon Boat on the lake
Pontoon boats have changed their perception from being humble float-boat to high-speed vessels that can reach speeds up to over Read more
Cargo Manifest in Shipping form
Paperwork is essential to transport and trading, and shipping follows suit. A cargo manifest in shipping is used to keep Read more
Lift boat, Offshore Supply vessel, and fishing trawler in Legoland
Although LEGO sets were initially known to be popular construction toys for kids, most adults have fallen in love with Read more
Passenger ship SS Valencia wrecked on Vancouver Island
Anything can happen while on the sea, such as disasters, loss of life, and even ships becoming ghosts. There are Read more
AIDA Cruises ship with red lips on the bow
Although the term "she" is a pronoun commonly used by human beings, it is also used when referring to ships. Read more
RMS Titanic reconstruction steaming at sea
Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission statistics reveal that over three million shipwrecks are scattered on the ocean floor. On estimate, less than Read more
Deepest Points of the World's Oceans
The vast world's oceans hold unprecedented mysteries, among them being deep trenches. Ocean beds have valleys, plateaus, flatlands, and mountains, Read more
Why Is The Ocean Blue
As is the typical answer, the ocean appears to look blue, but as we all know if you have a Read more
What Is Needed For Steering Control On A PWC
PWCs, otherwise known as personal watercraft or even sometimes by the brand name Jet Ski, are very clever marine vehicles Read more
Do Sharks Make Noise
Sharks are perhaps some of the most feared animals in the ocean, maybe even the world. Being the subject of Read more
How Fast Is A Knot? This unit is used as a measurement of speed on ships and equals 1.15 statute miles.
On certain forms of transport, there is a chance that you have heard the term knot being referred to as Read more
How Much Do Oil Rig Workers Make
When it comes to dangerous day jobs, there probably isn’t a list that isn’t complete without workers who are stationed Read more
What Is Europe’s Busiest Cruise Port
Everybody loves to take a cruise now and then, because they offer the best of both worlds. You get the Read more
How Deep Is Lake Superior
When it comes to interesting bodies of water on Earth, Lake Superior is definitely one which comes up in conversation Read more
Do Pirates Still Exist
I’m going to ask you to close your eyes for a second, conjure the image of a pirate in your Read more
What Is Tubing
When it comes to water sports and activities, there will always be something new and interesting for you to experience Read more
NAVTEX Receiver as part of GMDSS equipmnet
Navigating the high seas has become much safer and easier because of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. It Read more
ETA & ETD in Shipping
In maritime transport, it is often difficult to accurately determine the time of arrival or even departure of a vessel Read more
ship crew members receive provision
To operate the vessel properly, a minimum number of crew members is required. The number varies depending on the factors Read more
ship red painting below the waterline
Ships traveling through water create resistance to their forward motion. This resistance is called drag and is caused by the Read more
Maersk Bentonville - Down by the head
Ships operate in a liquid medium- water, which means their profile in the water they operate in determines how they Read more
Cargo Hatch Covers
An implied condition for the safe carriage of goods at sea is that such cargoes shall be delivered, as far Read more
Forward Draft or Draught of the Ship
A ship’s ability to navigate safely through a particular area of water depends on how the ship “sits” in the Read more
Ship with full deck timber cargo
According to Naval architects, ships must always be capable of dealing with a wide range of external and internal factors Read more
The construction and functionality of maritime boats and offshore constructions are governed by and upheld by the ship classification society, Read more
Just like government entities governing rules for citizens, certain laws govern the rules for ships and offshore structures which are Read more
We've all wondered how much a ship weighs and may have come across phrases like gross tonnage, net tonnage, displacement, Read more
Ship Hull Markings
You might have spotted the symbolic representation and alphabet regardless of their dimensions and location on different vessels. These ship Read more
Design Approval for Hyundai Heavy Industry Hi-Rotor
The Rotor sail was named after the German aviation engineer and inventor Anton Flettner, who started developing the rotor sail Read more