KaranC

KaranC

Karan Chopra is an experienced Mariner and a Dual Certificate Holder (Engine and Deck). He has sailed as 2nd Officer for more than seven years on almost all major types of vessels. He staunchly believes in spreading knowledge and therefore loves teaching. In his spare time, he likes writing about his experiences at the sea and connecting with new peopl
Marine Safety

8 Common Mistakes While Operating Deck Machinery Systems

Though a variety of mistakes can occur while operating deck machinery systems, there are a few mistakes which very common on all types of ships. Deck officers must take extra precautions with eight of the most common mistakes involved with deck machinery operations mentioned in this article.

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Marine Environment

What is Plastic Aquatic Project?

The threats to the maritime environment from plastic dumping have increased manifold in the past few years. The Plastic Aquatic Project is an initiative aimed at controlling and substantially reducing the presence of noxious pollutants in the oceans.

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Maritime History

The History Of Containerization In The Shipping Industry

Container shipping is the most optimal method of shipping freight through sea routes. Bearing rich significance to the nature of maritime operations, the advent of containerization fuelled a much need thrust into the marine sector propelling it to heights never seen before.

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