STCW for Seafarers

STCW Training For Seafarers

STCW training or Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Convention refers to a set of regulations or guidelines governing training of seafarers and was first drafted in the year 1978. As we know that seafaring is one of the oldest [...]

Deep Ocean Engineering

In this section of the website, we will be talking about deep ocean engineering. Now the very mention of term deep ocean engineering might sound a bit awkward since you would not expect anyone to go deep into the ocean and perform an engineering [...]

Maritime Shipping News

In this section of the website, we will be providing the latest maritime shipping news and marine industry news which would include recent happenings, events and other activities. As you know the maritime industry is a huge sector with many [...]

South Tyneside College

Author: Ricky The South Tyneside College, formerly known as the Marine and Technical College, is located in South Tyneside in North East England and has its main sites in the cities of South Shields and Hebburn. With an array of courses in [...]

Basic Naval Architecture

We will learn about basic naval architecture and ship construction in this section. Planning is the first phase of any project and ship building is no exception to this rule. A naval architect is to a ship like an architect is to your home [...]

Types of Sailing Ships

Actually at the very outset, the title – types of sailing ships, may not seem quite versatile to be covered as a separate section on this website. Yet a little reflection would be sufficient to convince that there are so many types of floating [...]

Ship Radar Theory – Use of Radar in Ships

Author: Aman Introduction The word dynamic can easily be described as a synonym of science. Science has established its application in each and every field. And like in any other field its inventions have enhanced even the marine industry. [...]

Maritime Pollution

We will be studying about maritime pollution in this section. It has been a common observation that the advancement of technology has usually brought about degradation in environment. This observation not only applies to industrial developments [...]
A Capsized Ship

Marine Accidents: What Is Ship Grounding?

Author: Meetu Verma Nayyar Marine Grounding Accidents The history of marine accidents is quite old. But we will talk about latest incident which happened on April 14th, 2010, the master and other crew members of a Chinese cargo ship were arrested [...]

Marine Law History Explained

Marine law history is almost synonymous with the law of the land. The history of law is considered to be a history of mankind, a history of civilized society. History of admiralty can be easily considered to be the history of business and commerce. [...]