An efficient stowage plan on board ship is imperative to ensure overall safety and stability of the ship. Upon receiving a stowage query onboard a chemical tanker, the Stowage to be planned onboard chemical tankers by the concerned officer as per following points: Step 1 : Load line restrictions: The sea areas are divided into […]
The maintenance and smooth operation of the ship’s cargo crane require teamwork of seafarers onboard the vessel. Learn how to efficiently handle deck cranes on board ships.
Do you know why the units nautical mile and knots used for measuring distance and speed at sea? Find it out inside the article.
The rank of a junior officer has become commonplace with a lot of shipping companies recently. The gateway to having full OOW rights on a vessel, the rank is between obtaining the 2MFG license and that of Third Mate.
Seafarers play an important part in cost management and budgeting on ships. Let’s take a look at how ship operations are carried out and what is the role and responsibility of seafarers in this process.
According to Annex VI of MARPOL 1973/78 Convention of IMO for prevention of air pollution from ships, the guidelines regarding the waste material storage and disposal of waste at sea need to be strictly followed.
The Note of Protest is a declaration under oath by the Master of the ship. It covers circumstances beyond master’s control which may cause/have caused loss or damage to the ship or cargo. Read more about NoP inside the article.
On ships, the central cooling system helps in cooling down all working machinery through circulating fresh water. Let’s take a look at how this system works in the article inside.
In case of unfortunate accidents at sea wherein the crew has to abandon the ship, the master should perform certain duties as mentioned in the article.
Learn about all important things a navigational officer, especially 2nd officer and 3rd officer, has to perform on joining a ship.