A merchant vessel is said to be having a “dragging anchor” when the vessel drifts without holding power inspite of being anchored. Learn about the actions to be taken in such situation.
Seafarers have to face several dangerous diseases, disorders and injuries while working on board ships. Learn about seven of the most dangerous diseases/disorders seafarers must be aware of.
It is mandatory for all ships to comply with ballast water convention while carrying out ballasting and de-ballasting processes. Learn about ten important points for complying with the ballast water convention.
Seismic survey ships are sophisticated vessels built with special features to carry out complex operations at sea. Learn about the important parts and equipment of these vessels.
Ship collision is an extremely dangerous accident which can lead to a major disaster if necessary steps are not taken in time. Learn about ten important points to consider during ship collision accident.
A seismic vessel is a specialized ship which requires professional crew for handling seismic operations at sea. Learn more about the type of crew that works on these ships.
Cleaning tanks is a common procedure performed on board ships. Considering the hazards associated with the process, crew members must consider these important points while carrying out tank cleaning.
A number of accidents have occurred in the past due to improper maintenance and rigging of pilot ladder on board ships. Learn important points that must be considered while handling pilot ladders.
Marine Seismic operations or seismographic acquisition is the method used for collecting information and data about the subsea surface. Learn about the main methods of seismic operations carried out at sea in the article inside.
All ships and seafarers are now required to go through the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 inspection process to avail the MLC certification. Mentioned in this article are few important points which must be considered for successful MLC surveys.