The shipping giant, AP Moller Maersk, which is keen on becoming carbon neutral, is expanding its investment in the same to cut down the emissions. As per the reports, company will be putting Air Lubrication System on one of its ship. If you hear the industry experts, this system tends to give around 10% reduction in energy consumption. The company will install one of Silverstream Technology’s proprietary Air Lubrication Systems which tends to create a air bubble carpet around the hull, so it have less resistance with water and hence lesser load on the engine. Maersk is also coming up with METHANOL powered ships which are due to be out of the yard from the year 2023.
A ship was recently detained in one of the ports of Australia. And the deficiency was that several crew members’ contracts have expired and they have not been repatriated to their home land. Well though this brings to the notice of the whole world that seafarers have gone way beyond their tenure, but not many […]
Filipino nationality crew member on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady cruise ship committed suicide. US Coast reported the reason to be self harm (suicide) as per the investigation. The 32 year old seafarer was found to be dead in his cabin. He was working in the hotel staff on the cruise ship. Further details have not […]
Our ship was drifting near the UK coast, Falmouth (a coastal town in England) without any Voyage orders. Being able to be back home in time was difficult. Generally, it is quite difficult for seafarers to get back home and with these travel restrictions, it was quite impossible. We were aware of the VANDE BHARAT […]