Suez Canal

7 Interesting Suez Canal Facts [UPDATED]

Quick Suez Canal Facts Built in: 1869 Located in: Egypt Length: 193.3 Km or 120.11 mi Panama Canal, Volga-Don Canal, the Corinth Canal, the Grand Canal, and the Suez Canal happen to be the most famous man-made...
Types of ship vibrations- Machinery Vibrations & Hull Vibrations

Types Of Ship Vibrations – Hull Vibrations & Machinery Vibrations

Vibration in ships not only causes structural fatigue but also ruins the experience of the passengers as well as the crew due to discomfort. As a result, many of the ships are discarded if they cause...
What are cargo ships?

What Are Cargo Ships?

Ships that deal with the transportation of heavy goods and other material from one place to another are known as cargo ship or freighters. Since shipping is the most popular form of transporting goods thousands of...
RoRo Ship

What Is A Ro-Ro Ship?

Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ship is a vessel designed to carry wheel cargo, like cars, trucks, trailers, etc. As opposed to lift-on/lift-off vessels that use cranes to load and unload cargo, an RO-RO ship relies on...
What Is A Boatswain?

What Is A Boatswain?

The term boatswain has been derived from the Old English batswegen or batsuen meaning boat’s swain or husband. In the Saxon times, the command of the vessel lay in the hands of the boatswain. During the...
Knock Nevis: World's Largest Ship Ever & It's Last Journey To Alang 1

Knock Nevis: World’s Largest Ship Ever & It’s Last Journey To Alang

Knock Nevis was the largest ship ever built and had enthralled the sea-hobbyists for decades and even now. There are many different types of ships in the world which are used for different purposes. For example,...
Hydrofoil Boat

What Is A Hydrofoil Boat?

A Hydrofoil boat is a boat with a lifting surface (foil) attached to the hull of a boat to lift it from the water level at high speed thus decreasing the drag and increasing the speed...
What Is The Hull Of A Ship? 5

What Is The Hull Of A Ship?

The following article discusses the hull of a ship, what it is, how it is made and what it means for the building of a ship. It also talks about how the hull of the ship...
How To Join Merchant Navy

How To Join Merchant Navy: Things To Know

Many youngsters aspire to join Merchant navy. Joining the Merchant Navy is one of the most prestigious career options in the world today. It is an ever-popular and sought after job. Like every other field, this...
Eclipse Yacht: The World's Most Expensive Private Yacht ($1.5 Billion) 6

Eclipse Yacht: The World’s Most Expensive Private Yacht ($1.5 Billion)

Eclipse Yacht Facts Yacht Name: Eclipse Yacht Length: 162 m (533 ft) Guests: 36 in 18 cabins Crew: up to 96 Displacement: 13,564t Builder: Blohm & Voss Year:- 2010 Yacht Cost: US$ 590 million Yacht Current...