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 imperative for marine engineers to understand the know-how of the remote control system provided for maneuvering the main engine. Let’s take a look at ten safety points for Remote Manoeuvring System of marine engine.
Regular maintenance of lifeboats, life rafts and other such safety entities are extremely important on board ships. Let’s take a look at seven important points that must be considered while manning and supervising ship’s survival crafts.
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Cargo tank cleaning with IG system is an important job carried out by ship’s crew. Checkout this ten important points that must be considered while cargo tanks with IG system.
As the winters set in, in the northern hemisphere things start to get a little difficult for the seafarer as the ship moves towards sub-zero temperature, making cold weather precautions for ships extremely important.
Learn about important points to consider while inspecting ships tanks such as cargo holds / tanks (dry and wet), ballast tanks, void spaces, fuel oil tanks, fresh water storage tanks, etc.
In continuation to the previous list of logbooks that are required to be maintained legally and legibly onboard, let’s take a look at a few more logs that require the ship officer’s attention.
Logbook keeping is one of the most important tasks seafarers have to carry out on board ships. Let’s take a look at some crucial points to consider while filling out these important records.
Learn about the important precautions and checks that need to be carried out once the foam fixed fire fighting system is used for extinguishing fire on board ships.
Proper inspection of accommodations areas must be carried out with due diligence to ensure that a respectable level of health and hygiene is maintained. Learn about ten important points for carrying out accommodation inspection on ships.
It is important for deck officers and crew on ships to have a sound knowledge about containers, including container markings, their standard dimensions and the means to identify their stowed position.
STS (Ship-to-Ship) transfer or Lightering Operations of oil as well as dry bulk cargoes at sea is a critical operation which must be carried out with utmost safety. Learn about seven important points about safe lightering operations on ships inside the article.
Learn important points which maritime professionals must consider while preparing ships for lay-up. Also, find out about main types of lay-up and the basis on which a site is chosen.
A number of precautions along with good seamanship practice can increase the life of mooring ropes and prevent deterioration, chaffing, cutting and internal wear. Learn some important points in the article inside.
Propeller renewal of a ship is not just about removing the existing propeller and installing a new one, but there are many other significant factors to overcome. Learn about the procedure for ship propeller renewal inside the article.
Learn about fifteen important points that should be considered by seafarers on board tanker ships for efficient ship and cargo operations.
Ballasting and de-ballasting are some of the most important operations carried out on board ships. Learn about the major problems seafarers can face during these operations.
Fresh water is of utmost importance on board ships. Here are some important points seafarers must consider during maintenance for ensuring clean drinking water system on ships.
A noon report is a data sheet prepared by the ship’s chief engineer on a daily basis. It provides the vessel’s position and other relevant standardised data to assess the performance of the ship. Know more about the noon report inside the article.
Even with the highest standards of automation provided on ships, seafarers must follow few checks while operating machinery systems from remote position. Learn about ten important points to consider while handling machinery remotely.
The time before the load line survey is a tough one for all onboard ship. Checkout these fifteen important points that seafarers shouldn’t miss while preparing for the load line survey.
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.
A responsible engineer on board ship must plan his voyage thoroughly to avoid delays or breakdown at the sea. Learn twenty important points which marine engineers must consider for efficient operation of ship’s engine room.