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Fendering – an Introduction

FENDERING – AN INTRODUCTION (PART 1) Source: www.trelleborg.com In this two part article we will talk about Fendering, which is one of the basic but critical operations related to a ship. Fendering is, basically, protecting the ship’s sides from contact with another...

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...

Pipe Transportation – An Introduction (Part 1)

(To read Part 2, click here) This is the first part in the 3-part series on Pipe Transportation. In this part we will discuss about pipes and their properties. In this article, we will talk about the transportation of pipes on ships. Pipes are needed for various uses...

Longitudinal Strength of Ships – an Introduction

LONGITUDINAL STRENGTH OF SHIPS – A GUIDE Source: http://worldwideflood.com Talking about strength of a ship, the picture that comes to mind is that of a ship being subject to rough weather of the sea, and trying her best not to crack or capsize. A ship with sufficient...

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