Just like in Airplanes, a ship is also provided with a black box known as Voyage data recorder. The VDR helps for reconstruction of the voyage details and vital information during an accident investigation.
Logbooks are an important part of daily routines carried out onboard ships as they help in keeping together all important records and parameters for future reference.
Learn about various reasons that lead to cylinder liner wear in ship’s engine and how it can be minimised. Also, learn how to measure cylinder liner wear.
Nautical flag etiquette have stood the test of time and if not extensively, they are still displayed on vessels when absolutely important (e.g, entering a port). Learn about some important flag etiquettes in this article.
Sounding is a term used for taking measurement of the amount of fluids in the tanks of a ship. Let’s take a look at the importance of taking manual sounding and the method of taking the same.
Batteries are used in almost every important equipment onboard ships, and yet not much attention is paid for their care and handling. Learn about important points to consider while using batteries on board ships.
Sounding is a term used for measuring the level of fluids in various tanks on the ship. Lean more about sounding and different methods of taking sounding on a ship.
The time right before vetting is a tiring period on board ships. Checkout 22 important points to be included in the vetting checklist of a ship’s third officer.
Accommodation ladders on board ships is one of the most important equipment. Learn about the requirements, operations and maintenance of accommodation ladder inside the article.
Learn about the importance of observing safe pilot boarding arrangements on ships such as pilot ladder in accordance with SOLAS requirements.