Nachiketh Bhattathiri

Nachiketh Bhattathiri

Nachiketh is a graduated deck cadet of Maersk line, preparing for the second mates examination. He has sailed on container vessels plying to Asia and Europe. Apart from sailing he loves reading, writing, driving, traveling, water sports and movies.
Marine Navigation

Introduction To Ship Load Lines

Load line is a special marking positioned amidships which depicts the draft of the vessel and the maximum permitted limit in distinct types of waters to which the ship can be loaded. Get a general overview of ship load lines inside the article.

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Manouvering container ship
Guidelines

10 Things to Check After Cargo Completion on Container Ships

Cargo operation on a container vessel is an extensive activity that demands deck officers to simultaneously handle different tasks and keep a check on numerous other things. Learn about ten important points that must be considered after completion of cargo operations on container ships.

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ECDIS training
Marine Navigation

10 Things to Consider While Using Auto-Pilot System on Ships

Auto-pilot is surely an undeniable boon in modern navigation. However over-reliance on the equipment and poor comprehension of its efficiency and limitations has resulted in several accidents at sea. Learn about ten important things to consider while using auto-pilot system on ships.

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Marine Safety

7 Most Common Types of Accidents On Ship’s Deck

A variety of accidents take place on a ship’s deck while working. Officers and crew members must be aware of all such accidents which can lead to serious consequences. Learn about seven common types of accidents that occur on ship’s deck.

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Marine Navigation

8 Things to Consider While Doing Nautical Chart Plotting On Ships

Nautical Chart work is the art of laying a safe course, fixing the position and reassuring that position, while steering the ship on that course. It’s an imperative job which every ship navigation officer should master. Learn about eight important points to consider while doing chart plotting.

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