CO2 system onboard ship is one of the important systems used for fighting fire in both engine room and cargo spaces. For this reason, it is necessary to carry out some maintenance on Co2 bottles at regular intervals of time. One such important aspect of maintenance includes level measurement of the CO2 bottles. Level measurements […]
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The application of protective coating of anti fouling paints results in a smooth hull devoid of any marine fouling, which decreases the frictional resistance caused by the water flow. The anti-fouling paints decrease the load on the engine and increase fuel efficiency.
Oil spill cleanup is very important as the oil spilled over is dangerous for marine ecosystem.Methods for cleaning up oil spills includes skimming, booms etc.
Oshima Shipbuilding Company and DNV have unveiled an open hatch bulk carrier concept design – Eco-Ship 2020. The energy efficient eco-friendly concept ship aims to lower fuel costs and improve the overall shipping operation, considerably. Report an Error
Fuel cost is one of the biggest factors for operating ships and represents 50-70 % of the total operating cost of the vessel. As the prices of fuel reach a new high every day and the environmental policies on ships’ emission become more stringent, it becomes very important for the shipping companies to keep a check on fuel consumption and utilization and develop ways to correctly measure the quantity of the fuel used on board ship.
Oil booms are a very important requirement in case of oil spills at sea. With the help of oil booms, the extent of the oil spillage can be curtailed effectively. There are different varieties of oil booms that are available.
Defibrillators play a very important role in terms of providing CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) to patients who have suffered from heart attacks. The medical equipment works in such a way that it shocks the heart into pumping blood to the brain so that the lack of oxygen supply does not cause the patient to die. […]
Shipping is a money making business wherein each and every aspect can be put to make money. One can even make money from the garbage that a ship generates from its daily routine.
Factors adding to Marine pollution comprise of not only the effects of oil and harmful gas emissions but also garbage generated on the ship during normal operation. Such garbage matter includes plastic, synthetics, oil rags, cardboard boxes etc., which are equally harmful for marine organisms and environment as is oil to the sea.