Shipbuilding & Repair


The MIG stands for the "Metal Inert Gas" and this type of welding is widely used in the shipbuilding industry. The present introductory video film is presented by Skills Education Australia PTY, it is very informative and practically useful.

The film will help the workers, engineers and students in getting to know the technical fundamentals of this type of welding. The video shows the most common practices and also focuses on safety aspects.

The content shall be greatly appreciated by the professional and trainee welders, students of the shipbuilding and any construction related specialties, specialists dealing with the control of the welding quality and general construction, quality assurance inspectors, designers and other persons in the industry.

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Today massive container ships transport around ninety per cent of everything the world produces. This video will tell you so much interesting about the container vessels. That is just unbelievable! The video is well worth watching and the information has been perfectly presented.

The film is very informative and educational and thus can be recommended not only to the newcomers to the ship construction industry but even to the non-technical people. The authors of the film have managed to give an in-depth view, both outside and inside, of what it is actually like to raise up such an impressive skyscrapper.

You will all enjoy watching this film due to the engineering marvels described in details making them understandable. By the way, we have two other films of same series, dedicated to the Biggest Warship and Off-shore Oil Platforms.

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This short video belongs to the world famous and very popular "Coastal Skills Training" series. The intention of the authors was to demonstrate how the proper weld joints shall be established using the MIG, standing for the Metal Inert Gas welding technique in both flat and horizontal positions.

Subject welding process is very widely used that is why we consider it very important for all persons engaged in ship construction and ship repair activities to have a thorough understanding of it. The proper knowledge of the process of welding will allow the welder to make a good weld seam and to it in a safe manner, which is critically important.

Realizing all technical aspects of particular welding technique will eventually result in a weld with the desired characteristics which, in turn, will contribute to the overall construction quality of the vessel and safety of people on board.

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Every welding project is completed one weld bead at a time. From fabrication and repair shops, arc welding is one of the most common and versatile methods of joining the metal. The present video film has been specifically developed for the people who already have some very basic knowledge of the welding processes but lack of the required practical experience.

This video will explain the basic welding techniques, tell them about the proper preparation for the welding and also the welding sequence to be followed in order to establish a high-quality weld seam. Note that the content of the film will be very useful and informative not only to the students and future welders or hull constructors, but also for the people who are already working with welding and wish to improve their welding skills or to refresh them. Take some fifty minutes watching the film and you will know nearly everything about arc welding process.

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This short but very fascinating video is showing the whole process of buildng the cruise ship. Just imagine - the authors of this video have managed to put the long story in a six-minute video film.

The AIDAPrima was the first ship to sail from Hamburg port all year around. Her dimensions impress - around three hundred meter long and the width is about 38 m.

She features more than 1600 staterooms and is capable of accommodation more than three thousand passengers. Spend some minutes watching this video and even save it, you may show it to your friends so that they can a picture of how such vessels are actually built at the ship construction yards.

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