Maritime security has become an important requirement for merchant’s vessels over the last decade due to the increased threats from pirates across the world.
Oil tanker ship is a dangerous place to work on. Learn about twenty common hazards on oil tanker ships which sea-going professionals must know.
The international shore connection is a universal hose connection that is to be provided on all ships as per the SOLAS requirement. The purpose of the International Shore Connection is to keep a standby hose attachment to get a connection from shore or from other ships in case there is a total failure of pumps onboard.
Merchant navy is a demanding profession which requires both physical and mental strengths for working efficiently on board ships. Here are ten rules every seafarer is required to follow under the merchant navy code of conduct act.
Bulk carrier ships have been involved in several accidents in the past because of constructional and operational loopholes. In this article we enumerate 11 important points which are necessary to enhance the overall safety of bulk carrier ships.
The security levels under the ISPS code describe the current scenario related to the security threat to the country and its coastal region including to the ships visiting that country. Find out more about the security levels inside the article.
Ship Security Plan (SSP) is a plan that is formulated to ensure that that the measures laid out in the plan with respect to the security of the ship are applied onboard.
Mooring operation on ship is considered one of the most dangerous operations. It has been a reason for several deaths on ships in the past. Find out how mooring operation can be fatal to ship personnel on board and how accidents can be avoided.
Pyro-technique on ship is an illuminating distress signal which conveys that the people using the pyrotechniques are in grave or imminent danger and require immediate assistance. It is a visual method of sending SOS signals.
Protection is required for the safe working of seafarers and ships, and indemnity is necessary to compensate for any loss of life, environment and property. P & I club is an association composed of ship owners members to support seafarers’ safety and well being by providing the required necessities.