The world’s largest LNG-powered container ship: CMA CGM Jacques Saade
The world of shipping is undergoing a significant transformation as companies strive to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and answer the global call to limit global warming. One of the most promising solutions lies in the utilization of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as fuel for container ships. In this pursuit, the French shipping giant CMA […]
All about ship naming and launching ceremonies: what are ships called?
Every new ship embarking on its maiden voyage is accompanied by a flurry of activity steeped in tradition, from the moment of its keel being laid down to the final launch across the slipway. One such time-honored custom is the ship naming and launching ceremony. This article will explore the fascinating history and significance behind […]
Ship painting: why are cruise ships painted white?
When you picture a cruise ship in your mind, what color do you see? Most likely, it’s white. From small private yachts to gigantic luxury vessels, countless ships are painted pristine white. Ever wondered why this particular color is the go-to choice for cruise ships? Well, painting a cruise ship white doesn’t just serve aesthetic […]
Impact of technology on the maritime industry
The maritime industry has been a cornerstone of global trade and transportation for centuries. As with other industries, the impact of technology on the maritime world cannot be understated. Over the years, advances in technology have dramatically improved marine navigation, communication, shipping efficiency and safety. In this article, we will explore some of the ways […]
Hamworthy Pumps wins big contract with Babcock
The marine and offshore pumping systems industry is witnessing a significant collaboration that sets the stage for a more dynamic and efficient sector. Hamworthy Pumps, a global leader in marine and offshore pumping systems, has recently secured a prestigious contract with Babcock International Group, an engineering firm known for supporting the UK’s Royal Navy. This […]