Why is a ship called she? That question is right up there with Why is the sky blue? Why is the grass green? Why have I chosen this subject? Why? Because my hubbuddy, psychicdog.net, asked me to provide the answer to why a ship is always of the feminine persuasion when I wrote a review about the...
Superstar Libra cruises include the Penang-Phuket-Krabi trip. Read my experience and rating for the facilities and food onboard Superstar Libra before you buy their cruise
Fascinating Union Castle memorabilia in my collection give glimpse of life at sea in the early part of the 20th Century
If you've been on a cruise, chances are you didn't sail on an ocean liner, but a cruise ship. Which is which? Learn some ofo the basic differences here.
This hub is intended to provide the readers maximum exposure to the ship's structures , cargo gears and various accessories etc. All the attempts have been made to simply, easily and concisely in a reader friendly manner to put forward the subject matter and demonstrate them with the nice...
The Norwegian Star is a cruise ship in the Norwegian Cruise Lines fleet. Here's a review, complete with pictures and a video.
First cruise? Read this before going on one. Here you will find a few useful tips and advices from an experienced cruiser to help you plan and enjoy your first cruise.
When the ship is moving through water under propulsion various motions can be observed. Mainly Rolling & Pitching can be felt by the personnel onboard. But there are six kinds of motions. They are Rolling, Surging, Pitching, Swaying, Yawing & Heaving. Special cases are Synchronous rolling &...
This sailor attended a Crew Orientation conducted by the Royal Dragon Ocean Transport, Inc., regarding boarding LCT vessel from China to Philippines. LCT industry is a booming factor on the Philippine Shipping Industry.
The 3-1/2hr journey through the Cook Strait by ferry is spectacular...on a sunny day, but, if the weather gods are in a bad mood, you don't want to be the unlucky traveller who is not enamoured with sailing. I have been on this crossing in both weather types, lucky for me it was fine this trip.