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.
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.
Identifying faulty machinery on board ships requires thorough understanding of the systems. As a seafarer, you must be in a position to catch abnormal signs and signals in the engine room. Learn ten ways to figure out problems associated with ship’s machinery systems.
Chief engineer of the ship is the head of the engine room department. Thus, while assigning duties of handling a ship, the chief engineer is required to go through a specific procedure to ensure safety of the new ship and its personnel.
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.
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.