Merchant shipping has inadvertently played an unfortunate role in the hauling of the illicit drugs over the years. Learn important points to prevent serious crimes related to drug trafficking on board ships.
In continuation to the previous list of logbooks that are required to be maintained legally and legibly onboard, let’s take a look at a few more logs that require the ship officer’s attention.
SIP or Systematic Investment Plan has been around for quite some time now. Learn as to why they might not be a good investment option for seafarers.
Logbook keeping is one of the most important tasks seafarers have to carry out on board ships. Let’s take a look at some crucial points to consider while filling out these important records.
LNG is growing in popularity as a marine fuel. Let’s take a look at some of the major LNG vessels and projects, either launched or under development.
Checkout some great photographs taken by seafarers of ships approaching some of the most iconic and beautiful bridges around the world.
Learn about ten important performance enhancing tips, which are often ignored by engineers while operating oily water separator on board ships.
Life at sea can often get tough for seafarers with several factors working as stress escalators. Learn about these five important psychological methods by which stress could be easily reduced while at sea.
Learn about the important precautions and checks that need to be carried out once the foam fixed fire fighting system is used for extinguishing fire on board ships.
It is a known fact that there are very few women seafarers in the maritime industry. A female deck officer explains the main reasons for the dwindling numbers.
Seafarers can benefit in several ways by opting for electronic fund transfers and internet transactions in financial dealings. Chief Engineer Rajeeve Kaushik explains as to why financial electronic communications are extremely important for seafarers.
Proper inspection of accommodations areas must be carried out with due diligence to ensure that a respectable level of health and hygiene is maintained. Learn about ten important points for carrying out accommodation inspection on ships.
Ship designers must know the important aspects of the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR). Let’s take a look at the most important and notable aspects of the Common Structural Rules (CSR) for solid bulk carriers and oil tankers.
Learn about the list of important ship surveys and inspections which deck officers must know in order to ensure vessel’s safety and seaworthiness.
It is important for deck officers and crew on ships to have a sound knowledge about containers, including container markings, their standard dimensions and the means to identify their stowed position.
Learn how different methods and arrangements that are used to supply fresh charge air to marine diesel engines have changed over the years.