The world’s largest LNG-powered container ship: CMA CGM Jacques Saade
CMA CGM Jacques Saade is the world’s largest LNG-powered container ship. It has a capacity of 3,375 TEUs and is capable of a speed of 19 knots. The world’s largest LNG-powered container ship, the CMA CGM Jacques Saade, was launched on December 20 of last year in Turkey. It will serve as a dynamic symbol […]
All about ship naming and launching ceremonies: what are ships called?
Nowadays, ships are usually named and launched using digital methods. The first ever ship to be launched was in 1728 by British naval officer, Samuel Bentham. It was called HMS – His Majesty’s Ship “Vradeen” and would later become the first flagship of the British Navy. Naming a ship is an emotive process that can […]
Ship painting: why are cruise ships painted white?
The reasons behind ship painting are not exactly known, but it is thought to be because of safety. The ships were painted white to make them less visible in the night and to hide the amount of wood they have. Cruise ships are traditionally painted white so they blend into the horizon and are less […]
Impact of technology on the maritime industry
The maritime industry is the world’s fourth largest industrial sector. In order to survive in this ever-changing digital age, companies have begun to employ technology as a disruptive force with high impacts on the industry. Maritime Industry: The maritime industry is the world’s fourth largest industrial sector, and a major contributor to global GDP. It […]
Hamworthy Pumps wins big contract with Babcock
Babcock is an international engineering and construction company, specializing in the design, procurement and construction of nuclear power plants. Their current contract with Hamworthy Pumps is worth £20 million over a five year period. Hamworthy Pumps has won the contract to supply Babcock with a total of 136 complete pumps for Babcock’s nuclear power plants. […]