When preparing for a voyage ships take on fresh water which is supplemented throughout the voyage by water making plants. Fresh water is used in motorships as an engine component cooling medium, but steamships only use distilled
The Princess Victoria was a passenger car ferry operating between Scotland and Northern Ireland. She set sail from Scotland on 31st January 1953 in the midst of a violent storm.
A short time later she started to take on water
This article gives you the concept of a simple fluid mechanics experiment using Pascal's law as a principle. Also read a discussion of the calculation related to the experiment and an example application in the hydraulic steering
WELCOME TO BMD'S NEWS (21/4/13)" In Glass and Dust, we placed our trust"G'day all,Sorry for the delay in posting, but things are very hectic at the moment. Why? We're moving to Brisbane !!About 8 weeks ago, Aluminium Boats
STX OSV has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one offshore subsea construction vessel for Solstad Offshore. The value of the contract is approximately $109 million (NOK 600 million).The vessel will be of
During the Second World War, the Battle of the Denmark Strait saw the most powerful battleship of the German Navy - the Bismarck - go toe to toe with the largest and most powerful battlecruiser ever operated by the Royal Navy:
I recently found a nice 3D boat design software to help you design anything that floats. If you have ever wanted to design a boat yourself then this is the program for you. 3DBoatDesign is a versatile CAD software package that is
In this article let us discuss the trouble shooting of the main engine when it turns on compressed air but receives no fuel charge to start Operational Faults - Engine Receives No Fuel to Start . In marine diesel engine which are
Cold start smoke problems are not uncommon to Volvo Penta marine engines. The problem can be diagnosed and alleviated by a process of engine checks, eliminating potential causes. The obvious causes such as a lazy starter or weak
Mercedes-Benz Styile in partnership with UK-based Silver Arrows Marine have released the first design sketches and details on an upcoming 14-meter motor yacht combining automotive-derived styling cues with innovative use of space.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala - GL Noble Denton, the global independent technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, will standardize on Intergraph® SmartMarine® Enterprise, including SmartMarine 3D, to replace its existing design solution
Largest Mega Yacht Production Boat Builder designs 100 percent of it's boat lines in SolidWorks 3D CAD Mechanical Engineering Design Software and uses eDrawings to communicate. They are able to turnover new production boats in 18
An interview with Hallmar Halldórs, CEO of Icelandic Hydrogen. Icelandic Hydrogen has been selected to receive the Autodesk Inventor of the Month award for October 2009. Hallmar discusses the Elding project -- a fascinating
Adventure levels of people have made yachts a favorite amongst many. The reason why they manage to win over a lot of hearts is their capability to provide comfort while floating on water. Ever-increasing noise and air
The Concorde Yacht, designed by South-Korean designer Hyun-Seok Kim, spells the last word in luxury. This luxurious yacht has a structure that can boast of grand dimensions. The yacht is 117 meters long and 13.5 meters
Design Systems & Technologies and RhinoParametrics will be exhibiting at the following tradeshows:June 15-17 - SeaWork 2010 - Booth 242 - Southampton (UK) June 21-25 - Sea Tech Week - Booth 13 - Brest (France) Come visit these
Pro-Boat E-Training is offering a Rhino Modeling for Marine Designers training class.
Starting June 6th, this six-week online course will be taught by Cliff Estes. Begin by learning to work with curves, then surfaces. Move
Technologists are researching new ways to power everything that is powered by an engine running on fossil fuels. And now an innovative team of from Germany and Switzerland is producing the world's largest solar-powered sailboat