Autonomous ships of the future

Autonomous ships of the future

Automation is in good servant but a bad master!By Dr L R Chari, ex-Executive Director of Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)*This article originally appeared in June 2018 edition of Marine Engineers Review (India), the Journal of Institute of Marine...

Mooring System Design and Analysis

Mooring System Design and Analysis

Mooring System Design and Analysis by Rahul Kanotra, Consultant Naval Architect As the offshore industry moves towards greater technological advancements, one thing that has plagued the engineers is the “plug and play” computer programs or software. I am not against...

Loadouts – An introduction

Loadouts – An introduction

Image source: Flickr Loadout Operations - an Introduction Loadout is a term oft heard of in the marine/offshore industry parlance. Loadout is generally referred to the operation of transferring a Cargo or a Structure from the place of fabrication to a sea-borne...