In the early days wooden ships were powered by wind to transport goods and passengers all over the world. Then when the coal was used to make steam to power the vessels they are being to build with iron plates. Then came the Diesel, heavy oil powered motor vessels were introduced. Now the latest American Government’s Navy ships are powered with small Nuclear reactors.
As the need of the people grow the types of ships and their sizes too grown to VLCC and large container ships. Here are some of types of available vessels. They are Passenger Ships, Cruise Line, Ferry, General Cargo, Container Ship, Car Carriers, RO-RO ship, Reefer Ship, Research Vessel, Dredger, Icebreaker, Livestock carrier, Training Ships, Offshore Drilling, Cable Layers, Tanker, Crude oil, LNG carrier, LPG tanker, Gas Carriers, Chemical, ULCC, VLCC, Bulk Carriers, Commercial Fishing, TUG Boats, Trawler, Ocean going, Supply boat, Supply ship, Barge, Yacht.