The Captain is the most prestigious post on the ship; hence the place of residence of the Master has to be a master-place too, in the literal sense of the word. Here we explore how English Ship captain quarters developed over time
Canadian researchers have located a sailing ship that became stuck in ice over 150 years ago. The ship had been on a rescue mission itself, searching for a British party that had vanished while searching for a Northwest Passageway, when it became lodged.
Swimming at the beach is a good exercise as well as recreation, but only when done carefully. Among the dangers that can engulf you are the rip currents. Find out how to spot such a danger and methods to avoid it and have a safe swim.
After a robot has outlived its normal utility, its disposal becomes a challenge for the enterprise using it. Resale, sending to a scrap yard, using it for land-fill, and recycling are some of the options available for decommissioned robots.
The term short sea traffic refers is also referred to as Coastwise Trade, Coastal Trade, or Coasting Trade. It stands in contrast to deep sea shipping. Short sea traffic has been a preferred means of transportation in the EU, but it lost its hold over the U.S. in the twentieth century.
Looking for information about HD Radio or looking for a list of HD stations in your area? Wondering how to get “high definition radio?” This article provides technical details and covers the pros and cons of HD Radio in the US.
On November 10, 1975 Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior taking with it all 29 crew members on board. No definite cause has been attributed for the accident. The tragedy is remembered in literature and pop culture, with a song by Gordon Lightfoot as one example.
As a Mariner everybody should know the importance of the bridge, installed equipment, and different operations performed inside it essential for safe navigation. Let’s take a tour inside the bridge- the commanding station of the ship.
Compared to direct diesel drives, diesel electric propulsion systems are technically and operationally superior in virtually all applications. This superiority has been a major reason for the steadily growing demand for diesel-electric main drives in marine engineering applications.
For a vessel to maintain its class license, and comply with operational requirements, it must carry out planned dry docking every five years for the renewal of the license. In cases like collision or under water damage the vessel will be brought in for unplanned dry docking for repairs.
An air ejector or steam ejector is a device which uses the motion of moving fluid (Motive Fluid) to transport another fluid (Suction fluid). It is has a wide range of application in steam ejector in boiler condenser, fresh water generator and in priming the centrifugal pump.
Do you know what is synchronous speed of AC motors and what happens if it rotates at one-seventh of that speed? Learn about the 1/7 wonders of AC motors and the phenomenon of crawling associated with it