Category: Academic Concepts


In-text citation guidelines in academic writing

In all forms of academic writing such as essay writing, bachelor/master thesis, PhD dissertation, conference papers, journal articles etc., it is mandatory to follow proper referencing or citation principles. Negligence in appropriate citation can...


Types of offshore supply vessels

Offshore supply vessels (OSVs) are ships that transport goods, equipment, and personnel to and from offshore oil and gas facilities, such as drilling rigs and production platforms. As the offshore oil and gas industry...


Difference among deadweight, gross and net tonnage

Deadweight tonnage, gross tonnage, and net tonnage are terms used in the maritime industry to describe various measures of a ship’s size or capacity. Each serves a different purpose: In summary, while DWT measures...