Marine Engineering

  • How Does A Ship Rudder Function On A Vessel?

    How Does A Ship Rudder Function On A Vessel?

    Have you ever wondered why every ship has rudders? Why isn’t the ship’s bow (the forward part) equipped with a rudder? Or why is it usually positioned behind the propeller, […]

  • What Is The Bridge On A Ship?

    What Is The Bridge On A Ship?

    Ever wondered where the control station of massive ships is located where it is operated from? Ships are enormous vessels that can stretch hundreds of meters in length and carry […]

  • Why Ships Are Painted Red Below The Waterline.

    Why Ships Are Painted Red Below The Waterline.

    Ships traveling through water create resistance to their forward motion. This resistance is called drag and is caused by the water molecules clinging to the ship’s hull and slowing it […]

  • What Is A Ship Classification Society?

    What Is A Ship Classification Society?

    Just like government entities governing rules for citizens, certain laws govern the rules for ships and offshore structures which are governed by bodies called classification societies. The classification society is […]

  • What Is The Aft Peak Tank In A Ship?

    What Is The Aft Peak Tank In A Ship?

    Have you ever wondered what the interior of a commercial ship hull looks like? What might be the different subdivisions, tanks, and so on? The aft peak tank is the […]

  • How Are Ships Prepared For Drydocking?

    How Are Ships Prepared For Drydocking?

    The efficiency of a ship is determined by how well all the ship’s machinery and operating systems are maintained. To ensure such conditions are maintained, SOLAS Chapter-I Regulation-10, stipulates that […]

  • Sewage Treatment Plant on Ships Explained!

    Sewage Treatment Plant on Ships Explained!

    Sewage is a very smelly topic if left undiscussed. This article will help you understand how the maritime industry handles human waste aboard the ship without violating or harassing the […]