Nautical Science

According to the old saying, rats flee a sinking ship — but where do they go in the middle of the ocean? Seagoing vessels have dealt with unwanted pests since Read more
The dry bulk sector, which accounts for nearly half of the world’s fleet by deadweight. The top 10 dry bulk shipping companies, managing over 15%. Read more
Personal floatation devices (PFDs) are necessary when people are near deep water. What is the meaning of PFDs and the science behind them? Read more
Types of Surveys: Learn about ship inspections and certifications, including initial, periodical, renewal, intermediate, annual, and additional surveys. Read more
Ship recycling is an important aspect of the maritime industry that has gained significant attention in recent years. Read more
Artificial intelligence is perhaps the most important technology for the global economy’s future. What specific impacts will AI have on the role of workers in the maritime industry? Read more
Explore 15 crucial seamanship skills that every sailor should master to ensure safety and competence on the water. Read more
Delve into the Dynamic Positioning System (DPS): its evolution, modern applications, and role in ensuring maritime precision and safety. Read more
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 fuels, 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

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