Shipping Industry

The Newcastlemax bulk carrier is a large vessel used to transport bulk cargo such as coal, iron ore, and grain across the world’s oceans. These ships are designed to be Read more
Evergreen Shipping is one of the world’s largest shipping companies, operating a fleet of cargo ships that transport goods across the globe. These ships, commonly referred to as the “Green Read more
In the wake of the 9/11 attack in the United States, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) developed the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) as a comprehensive Read more
The need for organizations to transport goods by sea in a cost-effective manner constitutes the backbone of Global trade. Organizations achieve this objective by either using their own ships or Read more
A critical component to avoiding environmental or economic damage during a marine catastrophe is the ability to respond swiftly and appropriately in the aftermath of an accident to save all Read more
Risk is an important issue in the maritime industry because of the public’s concern for several catastrophic accidents. While marine insurance typically provides coverage against definite and quantifiable risks to Read more
Paperwork is essential to transport and trading, and shipping follows suit. A cargo manifest in shipping is used to keep track of everything, including a list of cargo, passengers, and Read more
On certain forms of transport, there is a chance that you have heard the term knot being referred to as a unit used to measure speed. You will most commonly Read more
When it comes to dangerous day jobs, there probably isn’t a list that isn’t complete without workers who are stationed on an oil rig. From handling dangerous equipment to falling Read more
Everybody loves to take a cruise now and then, because they offer the best of both worlds. You get the luxury and relaxation of being aboard the ship on the Read more
I’m going to ask you to close your eyes for a second, conjure the image of a pirate in your brain, and then open them again. Okay, do it now. Read more
In maritime transport, it is often difficult to accurately determine the time of arrival or even departure of a vessel from a port. For this reason, the abbreviations ETA and Read more
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 Read more
An implied condition for the safe carriage of goods at sea is that such cargoes shall be delivered, as far as possible, in as good condition and order as it Read more
A ship’s ability to navigate safely through a particular area of water depends on how the ship “sits” in the water, in other words, her underwater profile. Her underwater profile Read more
According to Naval architects, ships must always be capable of dealing with a wide range of external and internal factors that may affect their seaworthiness and the safety of their Read more
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 Read more
Sea transport has been the primary mode of transport for international trade for centuries and remains a popular mode of transport due to its great cargo capacity, low cost, and Read more
Shipping via cargo vessels is considered to be one of the best and safest modes of transportation for delicate goods and trades. It’s also quite cheap, which is a large Read more
One of the many tough decisions sometimes required to be taken by shipmasters is deliberately grounding a ship, an act referred to as “beaching”. It is a tough decision because Read more

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