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Marine Radios

Marine Radios

Marine radios have played a major continual role ever since the days of the Morse code and continue to bridge the communication gap between sailors and people on land even in the 21st century despite advances in modern technologies like wireless [...]
Winterizing Boat Engines

Winterizing Boat Engines

Winterizing boat engines above the topics is an essential to prevent the engine from getting damaged by the severe frost and freezing conditions. Boat owners living nearer to the equator do not need to worry concerning this since the climatic [...]
Alaska Cruise Ships

Alaska Cruise Ships

Alaska cruise ships play a major role towards transporting the many tourists that come each year to enjoy the Alaskan wilderness. Famous for the annual trout run and dangerous grizzly bear and its hunting seasons many tourist visit the northerly [...]
Container Ship Fire

Container Ship Fire

Container ship fire may not sound important or even difficult to occur since the cargo is carefully packed in to strong weather resistant shipping containers, but this is not the case and each shipping container cargo must be declared, inspected [...]
How Many Ships Are There In the U S Coast Guard

How Many Ships Are There In The US Coast Guard?

A question of how many ships are there in the U S coast guard is often asked by many people interested in the industry but there is much more involved in the us coast guard equipment besides ships that must be accounted for since each piece [...]
Ocean Carrier Code

Ocean Carrier Code Lookup

Ocean Carrier Code Lookup software or website catering to the codes are not in public use as yet but individual companies and organizations like the IMO and MARPOL do have the data concerning different ocean carrier identification codes. The [...]
double hull tanker

Bulkhead Entryway

Bulkhead entryways resemble doorways one would have in their home only bulkhead are foundĀ on-boardĀ marine vessel and vary in size and materials used as well as the fact that most are installed with water tight seals that can seal off sections [...]
Ocean Shipping Lanes

Ocean Shipping Lanes

In the same way we have national highways within countries so do ocean shipping lanes exist our at sea where shipping vessel are expected to follow when transporting cargo from place to place. Unlike national highways that are clearly marked [...]
Building a Ship

Building a Ship

Building a ship is no easy task, whether a full size or miniature bottle ship and all forms of ship building require extreme engineering efforts and clear thinking. Engineers continue pushing towards higher limits as the years pass by and producing [...]
Hazardous Shipping Colors

Hazardous Shipping Colors

Vessels that carry dangerous materials must be painted with hazardous shipping colors to warn on coming or other vessels to maintain a distance to avoid any accident. Most vessel on the high seas transport safe or moderately safe cargo but some [...]