Did You Know?
Oil is a limited resource, and finding it is becoming more and more difficult. The world’s deepest drilling rig is in the Gulf of Mexico and extracts oil nearly 8,000 feet below the surface of the water.
Oil is a limited resource, and finding it is becoming more and more difficult. The world’s deepest drilling rig is in the Gulf of Mexico and extracts oil nearly 8,000 feet below the surface of the water.more »
World's Biggest ship
7 November 2013, by Seavision
Anyone who has ever thought about a career in engineering should look at this jolly big boat.read more »
GTA 5 Promotes Underwater exploration?!
24 September 2013, by Seavision
GTA 5 has an underwater exploration section that features the use of a submersible remotely operated vehicleread more »
Voyages of Discovery
Education tools to help you learn more!
The world would be a very different place without seafarers and the ships they crew.
Oil tankers, container carriers, fishing trawlers and cargo ships bring us food, clothes, computers and raw materials.
Find out all about these vessels that seafarers call home as they work the icy North Sea or sail the lonely waters of the Indian Ocean.sign up »
While the world sleeps, giant container ships longer than football pitches plough the oceans to bring us food, clothes and gadgets.
If you were Captain of a Royal Navy destroyer under attack, would you handle the pressure?
Even when an emergency gives them seconds to think, crews are trained and experienced enough to do the right thing.
Sign up for Daring Dispatches and find out why the ships and sailors of the Navy stay cool under pressure!sign up »
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Oceans of Opportunity!
Leaving university, I wanted a job where I could use my writing skills. A position as a trainee journalist covering the shipping sector came up and I took it without really knowing much about the industry. This gave me a good overview of the sector and my next job was as communications manager at the Baltic Exchange.read more »
I first became interested in the marine environment when I failed to get grades in A-level suitable for medicine. As a woman applying for jobs, I only got three interviews from over 40 job applications – even though I got a first class honours degree...read more »
I’ve been interested in engineering since I was very small and I do a lot of boating in my spare time. Joining Shell seemed like the perfect way to combine two of my favourite interests. It also means I can visit places I wouldn’t normally get to see, and work with people from all over the world.read more »
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