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How Are Steel Coils Loaded On Ships?

Steel coils are usually shipped in bulk and stowed accordingly onto the vessel’s designated cargo holds. These steel coils weigh around 40-50 tons. Let us understand how they are loaded onto ships.
Watch MSC Experts Share Short Sea Knowledge

Watch: MSC Experts Share Short Sea Knowledge

Short Sea is a critical resource for those shipping in Europe. In fact, the total gross weight of goods transported as part of EU short sea shipping was estimated at almost 1.7 billion tonnes in 2020*.

Maritime Law & Logistics

What is an ATA Carnet in Shipping

What is an ATA Carnet in Shipping?

The acronym ATA stands for ‘temporary admission’ or ‘admission temporaire’ in French. It is an international agreement between customs authorities of certain countries that allows for the movement of goods between these countries without having to pay customs duty or having to move the goods through a bond.

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Maritime Safety

Safety Features on LNG Powered Ships

Safety Features on LNG Powered Ships

There has been a tremendous increase in the transportation of LNG, as the value and scope of the LNG trade have risen. There are, however, some safety drawbacks that must be taken into consideration.
What is An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

What is An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)?

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.

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Maritime Electrical

How Maintenance of Navigation Lights is Done On Ships

How Maintenance of Navigation Lights is Done On Ships?

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.
How to Do Busbar Inspection and Maintenance on Ships

How to Do Busbar Inspection and 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.

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