Bridge resource management or BRM was adopted in the early 1990s by the maritime industry as a safety and error management tool. Learn more about BRM and its key elements on board ships in this article.
It is a known fact that there are very few women seafarers in the maritime industry. A female deck officer explains the main reasons for the dwindling numbers.
Learn about the three most common manoeuvres are executed to turn a vessel back towards a man overboard in order to carry out rescue operation at sea.
The carriage of solid bulk cargo possess potential hazards on ships and thus require efficient and safe stowage and shipment. Let’s take a look at nine of the most common hazards posed by dry bulk cargo.
Ecdis has become the essential tool for watch keeping officers. Navigating a ship with an ECDIS is fundamentally different from navigating with paper charts.
Learn important points on how a good ship navigator should deal with navigational warnings or any matter relating to the safety of life at sea.
No container is allowed to be loaded on board a ship unless its Verified Gross Mass or VGM has been declared by the shipper to the shipboard personnel and/or to port representatives. Find out more about the importance of SOLAS VGM in the shipping industry.
NAVTEX is a device used on-board the vessels to provide short range Maritime Safety Information in coastal waters automatically. Learn about the working, types of messages and advantages of this important ship navigation device in the article inside.