The ships of the nautical seafarer

There are many different kinds of ships. There are also special words used in the Marine environment and Naval Architecture. What do the colorful flags stand for? What are the special markings on the hull? Where are the living quarters? Where are the tanks? Where is the main engine? Where is the propeller and rudder?

What is it like working on a tanker? How is the life on board a bulker like? Or a container ship? Or a passenger cruise ship?

How does a ship float? How is it propelled? How is it steered?

What are the tools used?

In this section we explore ship construction, and practices. They help us to understand more about the life on board ship.

Types of Cargo ShipsPassenger Cruise Ships Leaving the Sea
Construction Download General Engineering Knowledge Notes e-book
Glossary A-G Download Motor Engineering Knowledge Notes e-book
Glossary H-M Download Naval Architecture Questions & Answers e-book
Glossary N-T Download Electrotechnology Questions & Answers e-book
Glossary U-Z Download Marine Engineer Orals e-book
Free Surface Effect
Transverse Stability
Naval Architecture Explained