Testing Ship Ropes Now in Development.

In recent years synthetic fiber has been widely accepted in the shipping industry replacing organic fiber rope due to there durability and strength but there has been little technology that has been dedicated towards testing of the rope during [...]

Now shipping companies want armed guards on board their vessels

With piracy seeming unstoppable Indian shipping companies are asking the government to put armed guards on board vessels sailing in pirate hot spots. This proposal was passed to the government through the Indian national ship owners association. [...]