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.
Tracing and drawing line diagrams is a crucial task every marine engineer has to go through in his professional career on board ships. Learn some important points on tracing and drawing great line diagrams on ships.
Watchkeeping engineers are required to fill out engine room log book at the end of every watch with utmost precision. Mentioned herein are seven important points that must be considered while noting down important engine room parameters in the log book.
Some essential parameters in the ship’s engine room cannot be read directly through an instrument or gauge. Marine engineer working onboard ships must know how to carry out these important formula based calculations using a number of dynamic factors.
The ship’s engine room must be secured properly before the ship is rested on the keel blocks during dry dock. Learn 25 important points that must be considered to ensure the engine room is ready for the dry dock.
Freshwater consumption on board ships is necessary in order to avoid unnecessary filling of the bilge and sewage tanks. Learn about ten important ways in which you can save fresh water on board ships.
In order to have safe and smooth sea trials of ships post dry dock or during a new launch, it is important for ship’s crew to keep some important points in mind. Learn about ten such things to consider to ensure smooth sea trials.
The high cost of marine fuel oil requires maritime professionals to bunker, store and use the heavy fuel oil, diesel oil and marine gas oil very carefully and exercise due diligence in keeping track of the consumptions meticulously. Learn important practical tips for bunkering and storage of fuel oil on ships.
Helicopter underwater escape training arms you with the resources and skills needed to stay safe and escape from a helicopter that has landed in water. Find out more about the training course inside the article.
As a marine engineer on board ships understanding how your machinery systems work and behave under different conditions is of utmost importance. Learn as to what it takes to know your machinery inside-out on board ships.
Cargo loading/unloading operations on ships is a hazardous task that can lead to serious consequences. Ship officers must take extra precautions not only while carrying out these operations but also after their completion. Learn some important points that must be considered after completing cargo operations on tankers.
Identifying faulty machinery on board ships requires thorough understanding of the systems. As a seafarer, you must be in a position to catch abnormal signs and signals in the engine room. Learn ten ways to figure out problems associated with ship’s machinery systems.
Marine Insight launches new ebook for deck officers working on ships- A Guide to Master Dry Dock Operations (For Deck Department). Read inside to know more about the eBook.
Extended dry-docking is a special scheme which increases the dry dock interval of the ship from five years to seven years, providing more time for the ship to operate in water and allowing maximum dry dock scheduling flexibility. Read more about the extended dry-docking (EDD) scheme inside the article.
Ship dismantling or ship recycling is the process of breaking down a ship when it completes its operational life. The process of ship dismantling generally takes place in ship breaking yards in Asia. Learn how ship dismantling is done inside the article.
A variety of ship disposal techniques have been used in the maritime industry since the start. Some of these methods have been discontinued whereas some are still used in several parts of the world. Learn more about ten major ship disposal techniques.
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.
Lubricating oils of different makes and grades are used on board ships. Find out important points on how seafarers can optimize usage and reduce unnecessary wastage of lubricating oils on ships.