If you have worked on ship, you must have come across the terms sounding and ullage, which often tend to confuse people. In this article, we will learn as to what the difference between sounding and ullage is, and what is the importance of each one of them? Both Sounding and ullage can be easily…
Ballast and de-ballast operations on ship must be carried out by an experienced and responsible officer as it is directly related to the stability factor of the ship.
Blackout is that situation on the ship which everyone is afraid of. The articles explains what are the first steps that should be taken into consideration during a blackout on a ship.
Safety of the ship is the prime concern for seafarers onboard and for governing authorities like IMO. There have been many ship accidents in the past which includes collision, grounding, stranding etc. due to failure of one critical system- the steering gear. Hence crew must be careful in maintaining and testing all the aspects of…
The accommodation area of a ship has a variety of systems. Learn more about the importance and functioning of these systems inside the article.
Tracing and drawing line diagrams is a crucial task every marine engineer has to go through in his professional career on board ships. Learn some important points on tracing and drawing great line diagrams on ships.
A freshwater generator (FWG) is a vital machinery system used onboard ships. Learn important points for marine freshwater generator maintenance, repair and troubleshooting on ships.
The officer in charge of the dynamic positioning systems on a DP vessel is known as a DP operator. Dynamic positioning, a specialized field, requires adequately skilled and trained professionals. Find out how you can become a DP operator.
When a ship’s captain hands over the command of the ship to a new captain, there are several formalities and procedures involved. Handing over of the ship at the master level is a responsible job which needs to be carried out without neglecting any important points. Find out the procedure for handing over of ship’s command.