HFO or Heavy fuel oil is the most prominently used fuels for propulsion of ships. Learn about important properties of HFO, difficulties that are faced while using them on board and methods used for treating them.
The International Ship and Port Facility Security code or the ISPS Code has played an important role in ensuring security and safety in the maritime industry after the gruesome terrorist attack of 9/11. What are these changes and what are the after effects. Find out inside the article.
The sewage waste discharge from the ship is regulated under MARPOL Annex IV. Find out everything you want to know about sewage discharge regulation at sea.
Understand boiler safety on ships by recognizing common risks involved with its operation. Find out different safety features and devices provided for protection of boiler operator.
The Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) is a method to strength maritime security by using a system which sends alert messages to maritime rescue departments. Know how ship security alert system is beneficial to prevent maritime piracy inside the article