Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Clean & Maintain Your Ship

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Container Ship

Ensuring that your vessel is properly cleaned and maintained is an extensive job, no matter how large your boat is. It takes time and preparation to make your ship ready to set sail in the best condition but ensuring that your boat is maintained and cleaned to a high standard is an essential part of owning a boat. In this blog, we will take a look at why now is the perfect time to clean

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Ship Waste Management – Brand Spotlight

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In this blog, we’re looking at how Gamazyme products can improve your ship cleaning routine. These tough cleaning agents have helped thousands of ships to keep clean and hygienic, but to get the most out of your investment you need to know how to use them.   The Advantages of Using Gamazyme Products These products are designed to be safe and effective solutions for your ship’s drain lines and sewage. Keeping your ship’s sewage systems working

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Superyacht Spotlight: Octopus

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City of Rijeka yachting waterfront evening view, Kvarner bay, Croatia

This playfully named superyacht was previously owned by Paul Allen, former CEO of Microsoft, and is currently on the market after its refit in 2019. Initially made in 2003, this updated ship is looking for a new captain to steer it onto new adventures. Dimensions At 126.2 metres, the Octopus can hold twenty-six guests across its thirteen rooms, as well as fifty-seven members of staff. It was built by Lurssen, a German-owned and family-run business

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What Do People Eat in the Navy?

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NAVY BREAKFAST scrambled egg on english muffin with spring onion

You are what you eat, some say, and the navy certainly understands the importance of a nutritionally good diet. In this blog, you can learn about the foods involved in feeding navy forces in the UK and USA, as well as part of the processes behind it. British Navy The British Navy seeks to construct its meals from a range of ingredients, but it lends special weight to certain requirements. According to the Ministry of

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Superyacht Spotlight: Equanimity

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Monaco view

Equanimity is a superyacht surrounded in scandal; once owned by the super-rich Low Taek Jho, this superyacht was lost to the Malaysian government for many months after Jho became a fugitive and his assets were repossessed to attempt to fill the hole of money that Jho had embezzled from the infamous 1MDB fund. Dimensions The ship was built by Oceanco (a company based in the Netherlands) in 2014 with 1 billion RM. Its maximum speed

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Underwater Welding and Why It’s So Important

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person in submarine looking underwater

Underwater welding is an extreme career; it’s dangerous, exhilarating, it pays well, and sometimes it’s a vital aspect of maintaining a ship’s health, but it takes a long time for an individual to train as an underwater welder. In this blog you can learn about underwater welding, its uses and how one might become a welder. Hyperbaric Welding This is the more official name for the act of underwater welding, and It refers to the

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Living in Luxury: Superyachts

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Superyachts on the port of Antibes, French Riviera

In today’s blog, we’re talking about incredibly expensive ships – superyachts. They aren’t just an expense, however, they’re also works of art. With the world’s most incredible engineers and architects working on these floating pleasure islands, you can expect to read about glorious designs at the height of fashion.

How to Recognise a Navy Uniform

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Many navies around the world are distinguished by their uniforms, with the British Royal Navy having served as a template standard across the world. In this blog, we consider what distinguishes navies from around the world and the significance of their uniforms.