What is a Bow Thruster and how is it used in maneuvering a ship..??

This article was originally posted by Amitava Chakrabarty in http://www.marineinsight.com..   Handling a ship in currents, wind and tide is always a tricky affair. All these three factors can laterally shift the … Read more here..

Difference between Cargo dues, Tonnage dues & port dues

What is the difference between Cargo Dues, Tonnage Dues and Port Dues..?? Cargo Dues – abbreviated to read CD – (also known as Wharfage in some countries) is a fee … Read more here..

What happens to shipping containers lost at sea.??

Hey all, came across an article (What happens to shipping containers lost at sea?).. Although this article is more concerned about the environment (which is very important), it also begs … Read more here..

Difference between a ship and a vessel

That big floating thing that carries our cargo from point A to B is referred to as either a SHIP or a VESSEL..

Is there a difference between a ship and a vessel..??

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