Different types of oil production systems are used at offshore oil and gas exploration sites at the sea. Learn about the main types of offshore productions units that are used at oceans for oil and gas production.
Offshore drilling is carried out at high seas to meet the increasing global demand for oil and gas. Drilling at sea is carried out using permanent and mobile drilling units. Learn about the basics of offshore drilling in the article.
Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS) are special types of ships which are used for offshore construction and installation operations. Learn about the characteristics, applications, and limitations of AHTS in the article.
As a variety of maritime accidents can take place at the sea, seafarers play an important role collecting evidence which would help to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
As the applications of Dynamic Positioning System increase in the maritime industry, different types of ships are now being fitted with DP systems to improve control and handling over vessels at sea. Learn about fourteen different types of DP enabled vessels inside the article.
Dynamic Positioning or DP as it is commonly known is a method of positioning specially designed marine vessels within predefined limits at sea using a combination of computers, thrusters, and position reference systems/units.
Handing ships during ice navigation is a daunting task for ship professionals. Ship navigation through frozen seas requires certain important points to be followed by the navigating officers. Learn them inside.
Pollution from shipping is on the rise. Seafarers must make dedicated efforts to reduce their carbon footprint while working on ships. Learn how they can help in reducing overall carbon emissions from the shipping industry.
Seafarers have to face several problems while planning to quit sailing. Is it possible for maritime professionals to stay focused and motivated when planning to quit sailing?
Maritime jobs though lucrative are losing their shine among job seeking professionals because of several reasons. Unless the shipping industry take some drastic steps, the number of people looking for jobs at sea would continue to reduce at a staggering rate.
With ever increasing amount of paper work on board ships, ship officers strongly feel there is an urgent need of a new rank on ships to share their work load.
Ship’s lifeboat engine starting failure is a common problem faced by mariners on board ships. Learn about the main reasons for not starting of the lifeboat engine inside the article.
Cargo securing through lashing and other methods is an important aspect of cargo stowage on container ships. Find out about the basics of container lashing in the article.
The master of the ship needs to keep several important points in mind before signing the bill of lading. Find out about the precautions to be taken before signing the bill of lading.
Hectic work schedules and stress make seafarers a part of the ‘unhealthy’ population which is on the rise. Of course if staying fit and being active was easy, this wouldn’t have been the case. Let’s find out how to stay fit and focused while at work in sea.
Getting promoted on board ships is same as in any other field. Find out about the different ways that would ensure you with a guaranteed promotion on ships. Read more inside the article.
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
With limited time in hand and plenty of things to do, seafarers need to make the best of their shore leave time. Find out how to plan and have a great shore-leave.