Port Cities: Rotterdam

Shipping connects the world with the journeys between ports. Take a journey through the port cities and get to know them. The bustling port city of Rotterdam, where history, culture, and maritime prowess converge to provide both visitors and residents an unforgettable experience.   Rotterdam is a place that promises to capture your heart and…

Offshore Winds Energy and Vessels 

What better than feeling the light breeze on your face during a summer night? Wind, romanticized as the place where memories are hunting horns by Apollinaire, helped sailors through history to explore, trade, and conquer. Meanwhile, a backdrop of tremendous wind turbines gracefully gliding on the waves has come to symbolise progress in a world…

Best Savior on the Shore: Lighthouses

Standing like stern sentinels along the coastline, lighthouses have not only captured the imagination of poets and romantics but have also played a crucial role in ensuring the safety of ships and sailors navigating dangerous waters. Here is their story.   History of Lighthouses The lighthouse’s history is as old as maritime history. For ages,…

Maritime Films – 1

Those depictions on the silver screen will delight you if you have a penchant for staggering oceans, choppy waves, and reckless sailors. There are plenty of films to mention. Thus, Here are the first half of maritime films with engaging stories that are worth seeing and remembering as we head to the theatre this time.…

Port Cities: İzmir

Shipping connects the world with the journeys between ports. Take a journey through the port cities and get to know them. Izmir is a city with all the amenities. It has stunning beaches, historic ruins, a bustling bazaar, and rich culture. The residents of Izmir are what truly distinguish the city. Izmir is a veritable…

Desire to Reach The Titanic

First, for the refugees who capsized near the Peloponnese in search of a better or just a sustainable life, and then for the five who disappeared ten thousand meters below sea level, the ‘last minutes’ echoed. As the countdown to the last breaths of those on board, the Titan submersible began, dozens of others in…

Water Sports

One in four young adults reports that exercise regularly. While some of us prefer to run on the roads and others prefer to do weight training in gyms, there is no shortage of people who slake their craving for excitement in the water. The world of water sports has something to offer everyone, whether you…

What is Thalassocracy?

The rise and collapse of civilizations throughout human history have frequently been correlated with the spots where they resided. There are, however, also amazing tales of supremacy and strength that go beyond the confines of the land and extend their influence throughout the wide reaches of the sea. The thalassocracy concept which refers to maritime…

World Ocean Day

In chambers deep, Where waters sleep, What unknown treasures pave the floor.   -Edward Young   Two movements in the grand symphony of existence on Earth reverberate annually, reminding us of our responsibility as guardians of the planet Earth. Two widely observed holidays—World Environment Day on June 5 and World Ocean Day on June 8—draw…