Types of Merchant Ships

Types of Merchant Ships

Mainly, there are seven different types of merchant ships that you can commonly see on ports around the world. These main types of merchant ships are: General cargo ships, Bulk cargo ships, Crude oil tankers ships, chemical tankers ships, Container ships, Passangers /...
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SHORE POWER

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SHORE POWER

Although on shore power connections have become a reality in some ports around the world, there is still a long way to go to achieve the sustainability benefits that this system provides. Standardization in ships and ports is one of the challenges to overcome and the...
ALARMING RISE IN CONTAINERS LOST AT SEA

ALARMING RISE IN CONTAINERS LOST AT SEA

The freight shipping industry is experiencing the largest increase in containers lost at sea for seven years. More than 3,000 containers fell into the sea in 2020, and more than 1,000 have fallen overboard so far in 2021, Bloomberg reports. There are a series of...
PROJECT CARGO: OVERCOMING ANY OBSTACLE

PROJECT CARGO: OVERCOMING ANY OBSTACLE

The concept of project cargo encompasses modes of transport oriented towards heave and large-sized materials that require a high level of specialization on the part of the agents involved for the whole process to be completed properly. Factors such as the dimensions...