Learn what seafarers should know about fuel oil consumption calculation and recordkeeping on board ships. The article explains the procedure for measuring data and calculating annual values, measurement equipment involved, etc.
Learn about the main components which are found in the exhaust gas emissions from ships, along with the regulations adopted to reduce these emissions and to make the shipping industry greener.
Panama Canal is perhaps one the most remarkable feats of engineering ever conceived by the whole of mankind. Check out ten important facts of the Panama Canal which everyone must know.
A variety of systems are present in the accommodation area of a ship. Learn more about the functioning of these systems inside the article.
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.
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.