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Asbestos is a material which is banned and prohibited to be used on board ships because of the several health hazards that it poses. However, there are some exceptions wherein it can be used on board ships and they are defined in SOLAS Chapter II-1 Regulation 3-5.
A ship or a vessel will not sink unless and until there is some major hazard or mishap talking place on board it. Though a vessel is built as per the stringent rules and regulations of classification societies, there are still 101 ways which can make a vessel sink.
It is said that lightening never strikes the same object twice; well it does not have to, once is enough to destroy beyond salvation. This is much true about your home as your boat. Yes, your boat too can attract lightening and can suffer major damage. The voltage so formed can easily travel from the
The emergency training that is offered to people who work in an offshore facility or are about to join offshore vessels is known as BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training). BOSIET is a very simple training program that covers all major and minor points of safe working in the offshore facility. The course duration is mainly of three days.
The man over board rescue system consists of an absolute rescue gear which is apt to pull up a person thrown overboard, back onto the boat. It is designed to be enduringly placed on top of the rail. It is made up of a floating mechanism by means of a safety buckle that is linked
Onboard ship different machinery, alarms, and safety equipments need to be checked periodically to ensure the overall safety of ship. In case you have to make a checklist of things to make sure the ship runs safe, what are the things that you would include? We have made a list of important things that should be checked without fail for the overall safety of the ship.