A small general cargo vessel in ballast was docked at port and crew were preparing to load various rice cargoes. How did the fatal collapse of portable tween-deck happened? Let’s find out inside the article.
There are mainly three modes of transportation: airways, waterways and land routes. Now, regarding water transport, there can be various classifications other than the types of vessels or watercraft. Let us look at a few.
A bulk carrier was anchored outside a port awaiting a berth. During this time, the crew were involved in an abandon ship exercise where the stern-mounted lifeboat was lowered to the sea without crew members on board.
Bunker ships are small tankers transporting and carrying bunker fuel used for ship propulsion. They can transfer fuel to a recipient’s vessel while on a voyage. Know more about these vessels and their operations in the article.
Energy Efficiency Design Index or EEDI was formulated by IMO as an amendment to its crucial guidelines MARPOL ANNEX VI at the 62nd Marine Environmental Protection Committee meeting in 2011 and enforced from January 2013 onward.
Holland Container Innovations (HCI), a company based out of The Netherlands, introduced the concept of foldable containers in 2008. Are foldable containers a viable option compared to rigid ones. Let’s find out!
An Epirb is specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate to other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts. It is an important safety device that must be carried by all seagoing vessels to alert search and rescue forces in an emergency.
Navigation lights of the ships still play an important role in ship navigating procedures at sea. These lights require periodic maintenance to ensure smooth functioning. Find out the basics of navigation lights maintenance on ships.
Inspection of busbars in main and emergency switchboards on ships is important to prevent accidents caused due to electrical faults such as short circuits, fire etc. Learn how busbar inspection is to be done on board ships by taking all necessary safety precautions.