What is a Bow Thruster and how is it used in maneuvering a ship..??

This article was originally posted by Amitava Chakrabarty in http://www.marineinsight.com..   Handling a ship in currents, wind and tide is always a tricky affair. All these three factors can laterally shift the vessel from its course. A ship’s pilot has to keep an eye to these effects and constantly take remedial measures for safe navigation of the…

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Ship of all ships – the mighty BLUE MARLIN and heavy lift ships

For those of you REALLY interested in ships and shipping, this will be an awesome sight.. It was for me..  This main character of this article is the Blue Marlin – a semi-submersible heavy lift ship designed to transport very large semi-submersible drilling rigs above the transport ship’s deck.. This ship can carry a staggering…

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