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.
Emergency situations on board ship not only require smartness in order to tackle them but also require cool and calm response to grasp and to deal the situation perfectly. We bring to you a perfect guide to tackle emergency situations on board ships.
Transportation of dangerous goods is carried out in large scale through maritime trading modes. In order to ensure utmost safety and to minimize danger from storage of such dangerous goods, they are classified into different categories. Find out more about the dangerous goods classification inside the article.
Helicopter operations are now common on board ships for crew changes, pilot embarkations and disembarkations, medical and other emergency lift offs etc. Learn ten important points that must be considered for safe helicopter operations on board ships.
Understand boiler safety on ships by recognizing common risks involved with its operation. Find out different safety features and devices provided for protection of boiler operator.
Learn about watertight doors on ships and their different types, along with important maintenance procedure and SOLAS regulations.
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.
Many accidents have resulted in loss of life following fires and explosions on ships, especially while carrying out operations involving gas welding and cutting. Learn twenty practical tips to avoid such accidents.
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.