MARPOL Convention

The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, commonly known as MARPOL, is a key international marine environmental...
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Introduction to Cargo Tank Cleaning and Washing on Ships

MARPOL, short for Marine Pollution, is one of the most important international marine environmental conventions. It was designed to minimize...
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Innovations in Ports: Revolutionizing Maritime and Supply Chain Logistics

The global maritime industry has been a cornerstone of international trade for centuries. Today, it is undergoing a digital transformation...
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What is Voyage Management For Ships?

What is Voyage Management? Voyage management is a comprehensive and critical aspect of maritime operations, involving the oversight and coordination...
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The Impact of IoT and AI on Ships and Maritime Operations

The integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) on ships is revolutionizing maritime operations. These technologies...
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Lloyd’s Maritime Atlas Of World Ports And Shipping Places – Persian Gulf

Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. A comprehensive reference...
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The Collision of Titans: Top 5 Ship-Bridge Accidents Globally

The coexistence of maritime and terrestrial traffic can occasionally result in catastrophic encounters, particularly when massive vessels come into contact...
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Steering Gear Problems and Failure of Ships

Navigational safety is paramount in maritime operations, with steering gear systems being the helm of maneuverability for vessels. Steering gear...
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Synchronizing Generators on Ships: A Comprehensive Guide

The maritime world relies heavily on electricity for operations ranging from navigation to the basic functioning of onboard appliances. This...
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Ships’ Propulsions

Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a watercraft through water. While paddles and...
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Understanding the ISPS Code: A Focus on Ports

In the wake of rising global security concerns, particularly those related to maritime activities, the International Ship and Port Facility...
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Fire Pumps on Ships

Fire pumps on ships are crucial machinery that helps seafarers tackle extreme emergency situations involving fire. Known also as Marine...
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MSC Sets Clear Goal of Complete Net Decarbonisation by 2050

The world's largest liner MSC, has published its MSC’s 2022 Sustainability Report this week setting a clear goal of complete net decarbonisation...
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EU Supports The Protection of the Mediterranean Sea’s Environment

At the 23rd Ministerial conference of the parties (COP 23) of the Barcelona Convention taking place in Portoroz (Slovenia, 4-8 December...
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Sludge and Bilge Management on Ships: Compliance and Operations

The management of sludge and bilge water aboard ships is a critical aspect of maritime operations, governed by stringent international...
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RINA Challenge to Enable New Hydrogen Technologies

In the not-too-distant future, there will be a trend towards the production of green hydrogen from renewable energy obtained by...
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Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships

Regulations for the prevention of pollution by sewage are contained in MARPOL Annex IV. Sewage – the problem The discharge...
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Genoa Green Port

The Port of Genoa, known as Porto di Genova in Italian, stands as a monumental gateway to the Mediterranean Sea....
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Grimaldi introduces the greenest ro-ro ships in the world

Starting from Monday 26 June, Eco Catania and Eco Malta will regularly operate the line dedicated to the transport of...
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Freeboard on Ships

Freeboard on ships is an essential aspect of naval architecture, directly related to vessel safety. The concept of freeboard refers...
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