In continuation to the previous list of logbooks that are required to be maintained legally and legibly onboard, let’s take a look at a few more logs that require the ship officer’s attention.
Life at sea can often get tough for seafarers with several factors working as stress escalators. Learn about these five important psychological methods by which stress could be easily reduced while at sea.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006, which provides a broad perspective to the seafarer’s rights and fortification at work, is set to improve the working condition of seafarers around the world. Learn about the important aspects of MLC, 2006 inside the article.
Marine pollution from ships is a serious matter of concern for the shipping industry. Learn about different ways to reduce and recycle waste from ships to prevent ship pollution.
Logbook keeping is one of the most important tasks seafarers have to carry out on board ships. Let’s take a look at some crucial points to consider while filling out these important records.
Handing ships during ice navigation is a daunting task for ship professionals. Ship navigation through frozen seas requires certain important points to be followed by the navigating officers. Learn them inside.
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
Learn about important points to consider while inspecting ships tanks such as cargo holds / tanks (dry and wet), ballast tanks, void spaces, fuel oil tanks, fresh water storage tanks, etc.
Working in the maritime industry, we all know that planning and carrying out regular equipment maintenance is better than no-maintenance at all. But does that mean we would have to only rely on the planned or the periodic maintenance system that has been followed commonly by the whole fraternity.