Regarding crew drills on cargo & passenger ships, SOLAS, according to its regulation III/19, mentions that every crew member shall participate in at least one abandon ship drill and one fire drill every month.
SART or Search and Rescue Transponder, is an extremely vital equipment on the ship as it performs the job of a signal-man. It is a vital machine during distress for it helps in locating the position of the vessel in case it goes off-track.
Corrosion is a major issue for ships sailing at sea. In this article, we take a look at what systems and methods are used to prevent ship corrosion.
Mooring means fastening a vessel to any shore or land-based structure with the help of suitable mechanisms, so the vessel is not subjected to free motion. This land-based structure may include berths, jetties, piers, wharves, quays, etc. Read this article to know about mooring ships.
A mast riser is essentially a device or, rather, a system to relieve the pressure accumulated inside the cargo tanks of oil tankers. Read this article to know everything about mast risers.
There has been a tremendous increase in the transportation of LNG, as the value and scope of the LNG trade have risen. There are, however, some safety drawbacks that must be taken into consideration.
An Epirb is specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate to other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts. It is an important safety device that must be carried by all seagoing vessels to alert search and rescue forces in an emergency.
Learn about classification of stowaways found on ships, along with IMO guidelines, insurance cover and measures to be taken on board ships.
Man overboard is an emergency situation where in a ship’s crew member falls out at sea. The alarm & Initial Action to be taken are clearly described in this article.