Have you ever anticipated getting caught in a catastrophic marine fire onboard? What would be your duty when every second counts and there is no local fire department to call? Your moral quandary pushes you to help the ones in danger but how much can you spare if you don’t have the best tool! We…
Formal safety assessment is a way of enhancing maritime safety through careful risk assessment and evaluation. Under the guidance of International Maritime Organization (IMO), FSA is implemented followed to ensure safety of seafarers at the sea. Find out more about Formal safety assessment in the shipping industry inside the article.
Sometimes it so happens that tanker ships become adrift in the oceanic waters due to some reason. In such situations, in order to prevent tankers from hitting oil rigs or reaching far-off shores or some other offshore structure, a gadget known as ship arrestor has been devised and used.
Marine asbestos survey is an important necessity in today’s times. Asbestos is a very dangerous material which has the potency to cause several serious diseases and ailments. In the marine industry, the risk of asbestos-causing disorders, a result of the heavy usage of asbestos, is far more dangerous as the threat is not only to…
Here are some important meeting techniques for officers which can be made use of for holding up effective meetings on ship like team meeting or safety meeting
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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.
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.