Marine Safety

Maritime safety articles, information on safety equipment, drill procedures, tips on increasing maritime safety…

Understanding Ship Security Plan On Board Ships

Ship Security Plan (SSP) is a plan that is formulated to ensure that that the measures laid out in the…

What is Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)?

SART or Search and Rescue Transponder, is an extremely vital equipment on the ship as it performs the job of…

What is An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)?

An Epirb is a specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate other ships and shore about a particular ship's…

How is ISM Code Implemented On Ships?

The International safety management (ISM) code play an important role in order to ensure the safety of life, ship, and…

Liferafts: SOLAS Requirements, Safety Features & Launching Procedure

Life rafts are provided as life-saving appliances on every seagoing merchant or passenger vessel in addition to the lifeboats. Learn…

Man Overboard Situation on Ship and Ways to Tackle it

Man overboard is an emergency situation where in a ship’s crew member falls out at sea. The alarm & Initial…

Hypothermia and Effects On Seafarers – What You Must Know

Hypothermia is a condition which results when a human body is exposed to extreme cold weather condition while working or…

What Are The Duties Of Ship Safety Officer (SSO)?

Under the ISM code, every ship must appoint a ship safety officer (SSO) who has the knowledge, experience, and skills…

7 Dangerous Diseases/Disorders Seafarers Should Be Aware Of

Seafarers have to face several dangerous diseases, disorders and injuries while working on board ships. Learn about seven of the…