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.
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.
Learn about ten important performance enhancing tips, which are often ignored by engineers while operating oily water separator on board ships.
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.
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.
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.
Working in the maritime industry, we all know that planning and carrying out regular equipment maintenance is better than no-maintenance at all. But does that mean we would have to only rely on the planned or the periodic maintenance system that has been followed commonly by the whole fraternity.
Learn about eight important points that must be considered while carrying out inspection and maintenance of ship’s engine room crane.
STS (Ship-to-Ship) transfer or Lightering Operations of oil as well as dry bulk cargoes at sea is a critical operation which must be carried out with utmost safety. Learn about seven important points about safe lightering operations on ships inside the article.
To use Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) as fuel on ships, it needs to be condensed and stored in a special fabricated tank at high pressure. Learn about the components that are required for the same.
Learn about the various properties and requirements considered while constructing membrane type tanks for transportation of LNG Cargo on ships.
Governor is an important part of the marine engines. Learn about ten important points which must be considered while handling them.
Learn important points which maritime professionals must consider while preparing ships for lay-up. Also, find out about main types of lay-up and the basis on which a site is chosen.
During dry dock, the ship’s stern tube is opened up for inspection of the seals, the stern cylinder, and the shaft. Learn about the procedure for performing ship’s stern tube integrity test in the dry dock.