Taiwanese Master Arrested in Australia

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Master Fined for Sailing without Pilot

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Saudi Arabia ‘engineered’ oil crisis: Dallas Fed chief

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INS Kolkata

INS Kolkata Joins Indian Navy Fleet

INS Kolkata, a destroyer meant to maintain peace in the region, was officially inducted in the Indian Navy fleet by prime minister Narendra Modi on 16th August 2014. The best thing about this vessel is that it has been built within the country [...]
Marine Flag Signals

Signal Flag Quiz 1

Communication has many forms and especially in shipping and marine industry, symbols and flags are used to denote a lot of things. A seasoned seafarer needs to be familiar with the different types of signals which are being sent by flags of [...]
Marine Insignia

Marine Quiz 2

This is a combined quiz where we talk about marine valves which are used on board ship pipelines as well as some of the common marine uniform insignia. We all know that pipelines are lifelines of a ship and no one is more familiar with this [...]
The Ship of Theseus

The Ship of Theseus

At Marine Knowledge we try to explore different aspects of ships, shipping jobs, marine engineering, navigation and marine related topics. Yet today we will explore a concept which is more philosophical but related to a ship so just find out [...]
Marine quiz

Marine Quiz: Test Yourself

There are many aspects of shipping and especially for those working on ships and taking their promotion exams or certificates of competency, there are many things to learn. One of the easy and interesting way to learn about something is to test [...]
Mariner Wife

Mariner’s Family

When the world sleeps in the bed so cozy When it appears to others as so adventurous and rosy Ask the Sailor’s family how they miss and feel, For them is it so romantic or is it a bit tough deal Just ask the little kid who misses his Dad He [...]
INS Sindhurakshak

Pre-Independence Day Mishap: INS Sindhurakshak Goes Down

On the eve of the Independence Day when India is all geared up to celebrate this great moment, a disaster occurred in the armed forces as one of the submarines of the Indian Navy mysteriously caught fire through an explosion and sank while it [...]