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.
Merchant shipping has inadvertently played an unfortunate role in the hauling of the illicit drugs over the years. Learn important points to prevent serious crimes related to drug trafficking on board ships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
STS (Ship-to-Ship) transfer or Lightering Operations of oil as well as dry bulk cargoes at sea is a critical operation which must be carried out with utmost safety. Learn about seven important points about safe lightering operations on ships inside the article.
Learn important points which maritime professionals must consider while preparing ships for lay-up. Also, find out about main types of lay-up and the basis on which a site is chosen.
Mooring is a critical operation on board ships which must be backed by error-free mooring equipment. Learn ten points for efficient maintenance of mooring equipment on ships.
Protection and Indemnity or better known as P & I Clubs are a compilation of non-profit making organizations controlled by ship-owners and operators who communally contribute to certain third party liability risks related to their business especially their maritime businesses.