Fresh water is of utmost importance on board ships. Here are some important points seafarers must consider during maintenance for ensuring clean drinking water system on ships.
The job of a chief officer on board ships is an challenging one, occupied with several tasks and responsibilities. Let’s take a look at a day in the life of a chief officer on ship.
Find the impacts of the third Emission Control Area – The North American Emission Control Area which is applicable for ships trading in areas off the Coasts of Canada, The United States and French majorities of Saint.
Beset is the inability of a vessel to move or manoeuvre under its own power when surrounded closely by ice. Learn what steps needs to be taken when the ship is in such emergency situation.
Deck officers at bridge need to be fully aware and conversant with various bridge control systems and use of main engine. Learn about few basic points they must consider while operating the main engine from bridge.
Though rescue of illegal migrants is a legal and humanitarian obligation under the international maritime law, there have been incidents that have posed serious threat to the safety of the ship and its crew. A ship’s captain presents his view through real incidents on rescuing migrants at the sea.
Whenever a new area is to be added to a chart or it has to represent an area different from the previous chart, or the depth units shown on previous charts have to be changed, nautical charts need to be corrected. Find out how nautical charts are corrected on board ships.
Nautical Charts used at sea have evolved over time. Fathom charts, one of the most important navigation charts used in the earlier times were gradually replaced by more enhanced charts.
Intrinsically Safe Cameras are special types of digital cameras that are used on ships to reduce the risk of fire and accidents as a result of hazardous digital camera components.