Sea Walls
Marine Safety

What are Sea Walls?

Sea walls refer to that part of construction which seeks to prevent the waves from hitting the coast or the shores in those parts where the ocean or the sea is too close to the land. Sea walls have been popular right from ancient times.

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Asbestos on Ships
Marine Safety

Asbestos on Ships: Is the Toxic Still in Use?

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.

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Why Does a Vessel Sinks?
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Why Does a Vessel Sinks?

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.

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Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training
Marine Safety

What is Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET)?

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.

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Facts About Man Over Board Rescue System
Marine Safety

Facts About Man Over Board Rescue System

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

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grounding
Marine Safety

The Intricacies of Marine Salvage

Ever heard about marine salvage? Marine salvage is nothing but rescuing ships which are grounded or have met with similar accidents. Find out more about marine salvage in the article inside.

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Periodic Safety Routines
Marine Safety

What are the Periodic Safety Routines that Should be Carried Out on a Ship?

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.

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