Learn 10 important points that must be kept in mind by seafarers in order to execute ship’s emergency towing procedure efficiently.
Efficient marine fender saves ships from external damages that would otherwise occur to the ship’s hull plates or to the berth or jetty during berthing. Find out how berthing is done using marine fenders.
Being a professional deck officer means one has to be adept in the areas of seamanship and navigation. Find out six important maritime books which are a must-have for all deck officers serving at the sea.
Although seafarers are well familiar with the term ‘TRS’ or Tropical Revolving Storm, there are a few important points they should consider when the ship approaches a TRS. Learn more about it inside the article.
Auto-pilot is surely an undeniable boon in modern navigation. However over-reliance on the equipment and poor comprehension of its efficiency and limitations has resulted in several accidents at sea. Learn about ten important things to consider while using auto-pilot system on ships.
ECDIS has no doubt been in many ways a blessing for ship officers as it has made their lives easy. Let’s take a look at some areas where it can be further improved from a user’s perspective.
Officers must take extra caution when the ship is transiting narrow passages such as channel. Learn about ten important points that ship’s crew must remember while transiting narrow channels.
Daily, weekly and monthly tests of all GMDSS equipment should be done by every responsible navigating officer on board ship without any compromise. Let’s take a look at important GMDSS tests carried out on ships.
Check out these effective and practical techniques that ship navigators must be aware of while using ship radar at sea.