Surviving at the sea while on survival craft is not an easy task. Learn inside how to deal with some of the main challenges one would face fighting for his or her life while on a survival craft.
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General average is a clause in the shipping industry which is put into action during an accident wherein the cargo has to be sacrificed in order protect lives and ship’s property. Find out about the importance of general average inside the article.
The Tension Leg Platform (TLP) is an offshore floating platform which is used for oil and gas exploration. Find out more about TLPs inside the article.
The Hague-Visby rules is an important regulation which explains the importance of bill of lading, and the regulations that are imposed on the parties agreeing to charger a ship. Find out more about Hague-Visby protocol inside the article.
USNS Grasp is a specialized salvaging and rescuing ship of the United States Navy. The vessel has state-of-the-art equipment tools for salvaging and tugging operations at the sea.
Platform supply vessels or PSVs is a type of offshore vessel which is mainly used for transiting essential equipment and additional manpower to reinforce the high seas’ operations.
Survival at sea without the presence of drinking water is an extremely difficult task. Learn how to find and conserve drinkable water at sea
Chinamax is a classification of ship type based on the dead weight tonnage or carrying capacity of bulk carriers. They are also termed as Valemax vessels.
If you are a deck officer or are studying to become one, then you must be aware of the complexities involved with all the deck operations that are routinely carried out on board ships. This eBook helps you to understand deck operations and procedures with practical, real-life incidences on ships.