Nautical Science

Oil rigs are an important part of the oil and gas industry. They are large structures with facilities to extract and process petroleum and natural gas from the ground, They Read more
The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is next to the United States’ southern coast. It is bordered by the North American continent on the north, the Mexican Read more
Purchasing goods and services online from an e-commerce website starts when you make an order and ends when you receive goods or services. Unlike over-the-counter purchases, where you pay for Read more
Whenever cargo has to be loaded on or discharged from a vessel, the vessel has to be parked and fastened to a quay, wharf, pier, or jetty with mooring ropes Read more
The structure of a ship is subject to strain during loading and bad weather conditions. The strain or load likely to be encountered by the ship’s structure constitutes perhaps one Read more
Do you experience fear when crossing a bridge that makes you hold the rails to the end? Probably, you fear water to a certain extent. People fear the sight, contact, Read more
The word “sheer” in a vessel comes from the old Dutch word which implies implies “upturn”. In simple words, it defines the curve of the deck line viewed from the Read more
As the shipping industry was expanding in the early 2000s, there was a need for vessels more efficient than Panamax-designed ships. To address this, an innovative idea of a ship Read more
Grounding is one of many possible accidents that a vessel encounters. This happens when the bottom of the ship touches the seabed. The damage can be minor or it can Read more
The ability of a ship to turn tightly and come exactly on the new intended track after altering course is an important issue in passage planning because of safety considerations. Read more
For a ship to be commercially viable for carrying cargo the spaces on board need to be optimally utilized. This means cargo cannot be dumped haphazardly into the cargo spaces Read more
The merchant navy is a vital part of the global economy, transporting goods and materials around the world. Merchant ships are operated by commercial shipping companies and are used to Read more
Although maritime transport is relatively a safe mode of transportation, accidents still do happen, and whenever these occur, there are usually huge personal, economic, and environmental costs. Most trading operators Read more
The COLREGs are the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. They are a set of information, advice, guides, and mandatory rules that all ships must follow in order to Read more
At any point pondered remaining close to a port or a marina, contemplating a large number of delightful motor yachts, sailboats, powerboats, enormous passenger vessels, and containers, what’s the science Read more
The first bulk carrier “John Bowes” was launched in 1852, and since then this type of vessel has been actively improved and developed. Modern bulk carriers are significantly superior to Read more
Carriage of the cargo by sea transport starts with planning and searching for an appropriate cargo vessel and the cargo stowage factor plays a crucial role in this process. A Read more
A free surface effect on a ship or road truck can have a significant impact on the stability of the maritime or road vessel. This can’t be ignored and requires Read more
Racking can be defined as a motion-induced shear stress deformation formed on the hull structure due to the external wave loads acting on the vessel. When the vessel is subjected Read more
Shell plating can be defined as the exterior surface of a hull that is in contact with the external environment such that it is designed to resist external forces acting Read more

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