Every Air compressor on a ship is fitted with several safety features to avoid abnormal and dangerous operational errors of the equipment. If safety, alarms and trips are not present on the air compressor, abnormal operation may lead to breakdown of the compressor and may also injure a person working on or around it.
Operating a shipping company in the present time is not an easy task. To operate in a strict lawful environment, every company requires great amount of resources and manpower. We bring you nine ways in which shipping companies can makes profit from implementing strict safety policies on board ships.
A compass is a device that helps to correctly pinpoint the geographical direction while on a sea going vessel. A fluxgate compass is a very important and unique tool in marine navigation as it does not operate automatically like other magnetic compasses. Technically a fluxgate compass is an electromagnetic compass which solves the purpose of a conventional compass.
Vessel monitoring systems- VMS, are an integral communication component for ship tracking and it helps in averting any kind of mishap and wrongdoing at sea.
Lip seal is a type of sealing arrangement used on ships at the stern tube arrangement. The lip seal forms a part of stern tube bearing and sealing arrangement and is the most commonly used sealing arrangements on ships today Report an Error
The Engine order telegraph (EOT) is used as a communicating device to transfer orders of change in speed or direction from the bridge to the engine control room
Boiler cleaning is one of the essential tasks that is necessary for efficient running of the boiler. Learn some of the important points for boiler cleaning on a ship.
The word excursion means a picnic. In terms of shore excursions, the term means special picnics arranged by cruise companies as an extra package. Shore excursions are also known as cruise shore excursions.
The vessel management system uses advanced technological equipments to monitor and manage the vehicular traffic in the oceanic and sea waters.