Maritime exhibition Europort is not just for the things that float. This year's edition of Europort will also feature a special area for visitors to focus on the challenging tasks undertaken by diving, inspection and salvage companies.  Technology has been a driving force in the underwater market with diving materials, tools, communication devices, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and many other products...Read more
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A Closer Look at Finite Element Analysis

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is an integral part of structural engineering, and as such, plays a key role in the ship design process. Naval Architect Nikos Papapanagiotou and FEA Engineer Dmitry Volik from C-Job, a...Read more
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Settling Tank Overflows on Deck

Regular draining of tank level columns will help prevent clogging caused by sludge accumulation and consequent overflowing. In a recent incident, the contents of a fuel oil settling tank overflowed, causing oil to spill onto...Read more
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Work at Height Equals Heightened Risk

Always wear fall-arrest protection when working aloft and needing to get the work done is never an excuse for skirting procedures. A new Mars Report describes an incident in which two crew members ignored this...Read more
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