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IGC 2016

  • 8 December, 2023

Introduction: The International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk, commonly known as the….

Utility management for Island living.

  • 21 August, 2023

  Managing island utilities in the Philippines presents unique challenges due to the country’s archipelagic nature, diverse geography, and varying….

Satellite communications in Maritime environments

  • 23 May, 2023

The origins of satellite communications in the maritime industry can be traced back to the mid-20th century when advancements in….

The Evolution of Communication Technology on Ships

  • 23 May, 2023

Introduction: The history of communication technology on ships is a fascinating journey that spans centuries, witnessing significant advancements in maritime….

Generating Chilling from waste heat – Adsorption Chillers

  • 30 April, 2023

Section 1: History of Adsorption Chillers Adsorption chillers have been around for more than a century. The first patent for….

SIRE 2.0 – Next Leap in Tankers Vetting

  • 11 April, 2023

SIRE 2.0: Next Leap in Tankers Vetting The maritime industry plays a crucial role in global trade, with millions of….

Molten Salt Reactors – Ship propulsion

  • 6 April, 2023

Preface Molten salt reactors (MSRs) have been proposed as a potential power source for ships, particularly for naval vessels, due….

Green Ammonia – History and future of Ammonia production.

  • 4 April, 2023

History The history of ammonia production can be traced back to the early 20th century when the Haber-Bosch process was….

Vibration analysis – Breakdown prevention

  • 3 April, 2023

Introduction: Condition-based maintenance (CBM) is an approach to maintenance that involves monitoring the condition of machinery to determine when maintenance….

Ultracapacitor – Future of Energy storage ?

  • 2 April, 2023

Ultracapacitors, also known as supercapacitors or electrochemical capacitors, are a type of energy storage device that are becoming increasingly important….

Battery storage – Solar energy systems

  • 2 April, 2023

Battery storage technology has played a critical role in the advancement of solar energy. It enables the storage of excess….

Solar panels – Brief History

  • 2 April, 2023

The history of solar panels is a story of innovation, determination, and persistence. It begins with the discovery of the….

Future fuels on ships

  • 30 March, 2023

In terms of regulations, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping….

LNG vessels – Introduction

  • 29 March, 2023

LNG ships – Journey through time Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ships are vessels designed to transport LNG from one location….

Sinking of the Derbyshire

  • 20 March, 2023

  Background The sinking of the MV Derbyshire was a maritime disaster that occurred on September 9, 1980. The vessel….

Exxon Valdez – The birth of MARPOL

  • 27 March, 2023

The Exxon Valdez oil spill was one of the largest environmental disasters in United States history. It occurred on March….