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The famous old Titanic is disappearing into time – a new expedition observed the corrosion

September 2, 2019

RMS Titanic was a grand ship in 1912. It was first ordered in 1908, laid down in 1909,…
Deeper understanding of nanobubbles could improve the design of ships’ propellers and cancer treatment

August 1, 2019

Ship propellers are like wheels on a car. They do experience a lot of stress and wear rather…
Can a submarine avoid a storm by sailing under it? How deep does it have to go to not be bothered by waves?

June 26, 2019

Commercial ships avoid sailing through storms. That’s just an unnecessary risk. Waves can wash something valuable from the…
How powerful are catapults of aircraft carriers? Well, very powerful

June 3, 2019

Some aircraft carriers use catapults to help accelerating airplanes for them to take off easier. Current carriers are…
How do sailors prevent anchors and anchor chains from rusting?

May 25, 2019

Anchors are still used after thousands of years. They allow ships to remain stable in places where there…
That genius simple invention, which improved sleeping on a sailboat

April 3, 2019

Sleeping in sea is no easy feat. Constant rocking can easily make you sick and if the sea…
A new spray can heal damaged ships in minutes

January 14, 2019

Navy ships are extremely technologically advanced. They are fast, manoeuvrable and feature the latest and greatest weaponry. However,…
Why captain’s cabin in the sailing ships was always in the stern?

November 10, 2018

Old sailing ships are incredibly beautiful. These wooden masterpieces of craftsmanship nowadays attract huge crowds in various events…
How do they cut shipwreck to raise it out of the water?

October 28, 2018

Huge ships are very heavy. However, they become even heavier once they sink. They fill up with water,…
What would happen is someone broke “Women and children first” protocol on a sinking ship?

October 27, 2018

You ship is sinking. It got itself into a fight against a mighty storm and lost and now…
Europe has capacity to recycle its ships, new data shows – yet shipowners want to use dangerous, polluting yards abroad

September 24, 2018

Ship-recycling yards approved by the EU will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships that need…
Bizarre phenomenon is causing bulk carriers to sink – how a solid load becomes a liquid?

September 13, 2018

Every year around 10 bulk carriers mysteriously sink. Some of these accidents cost lives and even if the…
What are those disks sometimes seen on mooring lines of big ships?

August 28, 2018

If you ever pass by a sea port, take a look at the ships. They are fixed to…
Another ship was watching Titanic go down – why no one helped?

July 31, 2018

Everyone has heard at least something about the massive tragedy of RMS Titanic in 1912. Sinking ship took…
How can companies ship relatively cheap items for free? Doesn’t shipping cost anything?

July 11, 2018

Free shipping – that is something we always look for when shopping online. And we have to admit…
Why most cruise ships and luxury yachts are white, while container ships are all kinds of colours?

July 6, 2018

Container ships and all other kinds of cargo and fishing ships are all kinds of colours – their…
Why Titanic was never recovered? She is invaluable and worth researching, but she will never see daylight again

May 31, 2018

Titanic is one of the most famous ships in history. Of course, a lot of her popularity came…
Electric-powered Container Ship

November 29, 2017

China is the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market and it was manufactured first electric-powered container ship by Guangzhou Shipyard…
Maritime chokepoints are critical to global energy security

August 2, 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its 2017 World Oil Transit Chokepoints report. Chokepoints are narrow channels…
Marine Vessels are Unsuspecting Hosts of Invasive Species

July 12, 2017

Invasive ascidians — sac-like marine invertebrate filter feeders — are nuisance organisms that present a global threat. They…
Satellites and Shipwrecks: Landsat Satellite Spots Foundered Ships in Coastal Waters

March 12, 2016

An estimated 3 million shipwrecks are scattered across the planet’s oceans. Most maritime mishaps take place close to…
Vessel speed biggest factor in noise affecting killer whales

December 3, 2015

The speed of vessels operating near endangered killer whales in Washington is the most influential factor – more…
A New Defense for Navy Ships: Protection from Cyber Attacks

September 19, 2015

For most people, the term “cyber security” calls to mind stories of data theft like the recent hacks…
Archaeologists piece together how crew survived 1813 shipwreck in Alaska

September 9, 2015

Working closely with the U.S. Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers…
Sentinels catch traffic jam

August 10, 2015

Low water levels in the Danube river have left ships to queue close to the town of Zimnicea…
Scientists work with marine industry on new fuel

August 5, 2015

The battle for cleaner, greener fuels isn’t fought solely on land – America’s rivers, lakes and surrounding seas…
Red and White Fleet going green

July 28, 2015

Sandia leads partnership to develop hydrogen fuel cell ferry and world’s largest refueling station When it comes to…
Navy eyes graphene nanoribbon for ultimate power control system

July 21, 2015

The U.S. Navy distributes electricity aboard most of its ships like a power company. It relies on conductors,…
Sunken Treasures: Maritime Archeologist Sets out to Explore the Ships Buried Beneath Us

July 15, 2015

The waters in and around San Francisco Bay are replete with shipwrecks—200 at least. But they’re exceedingly difficult…
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