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  • Let’s Talk About Decks: Construction of Ship Decks

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    Let’s Talk About Decks: Construction of Ship Decks

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, everything you ever wanted to know about decks, but were afraid to ask.

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    Seafaring A-Z Alphabet - "K" is for...

    Keel - On ships, the “keel” is a beam around which the hull of a ship is built. The keel runs in the transverse centreline of the ship, from the bow to the stern, and serves as a basic foundation or spine of the structure, providing the major source of structural strength of the hull.

    On the Right Course: Ships Rudders

    On the Right Course: Ships Rudders

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, we steer in the direction of the rudder.

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    You Spin me Right Round: The Marine Propeller

    You Spin me Right Round: The Marine Propeller

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, we give props to the propeller.

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    Giving the Cold Games a Warm Welcome

    Giving the Cold Games a Warm Welcome

    It is time, the Winter Games are here. Usually slips on ships are a bad thing, but with the elite of the global games arriving in South Korea, people will be whooping and cheering for their favourites on the slopes, down the ice runs and on the rink. So, who will be the seafarers’ heroes at Pyeongchang?

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    Seafaring A-Z Alphabet - "P" is for...

    Passage Planning - Passage planning or “voyage planning” is a procedure to develop a complete detailed strategy of a vessel's voyage from start to finish, or “berth to berth”. The plan includes leaving the dock and harbour area, the en route portion of a voyage, approaching the destination, and mooring. According to international law, a vessel's captain is legally responsible for passage planning –

    Room with a View: The Construction of the Wheelhouse

    Room with a View: The Construction of the Wheelhouse

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, we visit the wheelhouse.

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