GulfQuest exhibits offer immersive experiences in an array of maritime topics including early settlements and trade routes, marine archeology and shipwrecks, Gulf marine life, weather and hurricanes, marine and coastal environments, maritime commerce and shipbuilding, ship navigation and communication, offshore oil/gas platforms, and much more.
ON AN EVEN KEEL
When our lives are running smoothly, we're "on an even keel." Seagoing vessels, too, must be loaded in balance, to prevent capsizing ( rolling over ) in a heavy sea. Stevedores are responsible for the safe loading of cargo into ships.