As a maritime professional, it is important to know if there is HAZMAT cargo on your ship. Learn more about the responsibilities of the shipper, master and ship’s crew for handling HAZMAT cargo.
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.
Learn about the construction, operation, maintenance and safety features of marine elevators used on ships. Also, learn about best practices and escape procedure in case of an emergency.
Learn about different types of piston rings used in marine engines. Also, find out about their function and general maintenance procedure.
Bunkering is one process on ships which has been the reason for several accidents in the past. Bunkering on ship can be of fuel oil, sludge, diesel oil, cargo etc. Bunkering of fuel or diesel oil requires utmost care and alertness to prevent any kind of fire accident or oil spill.
Marine Gas Oil is still one of the most preferred clean fuels used on ships when it comes to curtailing harmful emissions from ships such as Sox and NOx. Find out everything you wanted to know about marine gas oil (MGO) in the article inside.
In today’s connected world, cyber-discipline has become as important as in seamanship practice as the knowledge of knots and splices.
Learn about the general checklist which ship engineering officers need to follow for preparation of UMS operation on board ships.
Oil tanker ship is a dangerous place to work on. Learn about twenty common hazards on oil tanker ships which sea-going professionals must know.
Learn about the different methods for rescuing or evacuating personnel from a ship following a medical emergency.