Biofouling has always been a matter of grave concern for ships and ship owners. The Advanced Nanostructured Surfaces for the Control of Biofouling AMBIO project is an initiative that plans to minimize the effects of this problem with environmentally friendly measures
Archives for June 2011
Marine Auxiliary Machinery is an important subject for seafarers as it covers not only those equipment that are in the ship’s engine room but also those provided on ship’s deck. Learn about the top marine engineering books for marine auxiliary machinery and ship technology.
It is very important for every mariner to be familiar with all the aspects of maritime law. It’s not necessary that a maritime lawyer should only be aware of regulations that govern the sea. We bring to you top 5 books on maritime law to help you upgarde youself on admiralty law. Read more inside the article.
When away from home, a seafarer often experiences deteriorating physical and mental state. To avoid this we bring to you 15 things to keep your mind and body healthy on board ships.
The facility of internet on ship has increased the lifestyle of seafarers working on ships to a great extent. The article explains how this transition has helped both seafarers and shipping companies.
Seafarers at sea work in tough environmental conditions which often require good amount of physical strength. The food for seafarer thus needs to be of the best quality with all the necessary ingredients required to support a healthy body and mind.
Let’s face it! Working on ship is not only tough physically but mentally as well. Dealing continuously with conflicting opinions, racing nerves, and altering egos, a mariner fortunately or unfortunately falls prey to a system, wherein molding according to a situation becomes imperative. Unlike in other fields, professional politics on ship can sometimes take a form too ugly to fathom.
We bring to you our pick of the 5 biggest ice breaker ships of the year 2011. Check out what is it that gives these ships immense power to go through thick layers of ice.
Disputes arising out of accidents and operational mishaps are a common sight on board ships. Eigh Chuahu Tiu from Philippines explains how untoward arguments and problems can be curtailed by following a “No Blame Policy” on ships.