Nautical Science

Discover into Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels: their evolution, pivotal role in maritime operations, and modern offshore significance. Read more
The Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) is arguably the most important legislation regulating overseas travel. The United States Congress passed the MTSA in 2004 and has since made many updates. Read more
Understand Boil-off Gas (BOG) in the maritime sector, its science, management, and role in shaping the future of sustainable shipping. Read more
A vessel has six degrees of motion namely surge, sway, heave, roll, pitch and yaw. The port to starboard rotation about the centerline is called roll motion and the forward Read more
Welcome to the world of FOSFA, the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations. They’re the global voice of the oilseed, oil, and fats industry, setting the standards for the Read more
Algae, a diverse group of aquatic organisms, play a crucial role in our ecosystems and have a significant impact on various industries such as energy, food, pharmaceuticals, and the environment. Read more
The Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) is a measure of how efficiently a ship transports goods or passengers and is given in grams of CO2 emitted per cargo-carrying capacity and nautical Read more
“It takes practice to be good at something” is a common quote that we hear every day. For the officers and crew to efficiently operate the vessel, they would perform Read more
Every year, thousands of shipping containers are lost at sea, causing significant financial and environmental damage. The frequency of container losses at sea has been a growing concern for the Read more
Tema Port is the largest port in Ghana, located on the eastern coast of the country. It covers a vast area of 3.9 million square meters and is a significant Read more
Dual fuel engines have become increasingly popular in the shipping industry due to their ability to use two different types of fuel. These engines can operate on both traditional fossil Read more
Slop tanks are an important component of ships and oil refineries. These tanks are designed to store the residual oil and sludge generated during the cleaning of cargo tanks. Slop Read more
For every boat enthusiast, knowing how to change a propeller on an outboard motor is a vital skill. The propeller is an essential component for steering and maintaining the speed Read more
In the vast realm of naval architecture, the concept of metacentric height stands as a cornerstone. It’s a term that, while perhaps unfamiliar to many, plays a pivotal role in Read more
Line displacement is a critical procedure that is carried out by cargo inspectors before the loading or discharge of a tanker. It ensures that the contents of the pipeline are Read more
An STCW certificate is a document that proves a seafarer has met the minimum training requirements set by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers Read more
The Grain and Feed Trade Association (Gafta) is an internationally recognized trade organization established to promote and facilitate global trade of agricultural commodities, spices, and general produce. With over 1,900 Read more
The Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations (FOSFA) is an international trade organization that facilitates and supports the global trading and shipping of vegetable and animal oils and fats, Read more
The Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Convention is an international treaty that sets minimum qualification standards for seafarers on seagoing merchant ships and large yachts. The STCW Convention Read more
Imagine reducing the shipping industry’s carbon footprint by a significant margin while also saving on fuel costs. How, you ask? Welcome to the future of sustainable shipping – Rotor Sails. Read more

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