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.
Rolling and pitching on ships is a phenomenon that is experienced on every sea going ship. However, parametric rolling is a type of rolling that is seen only on container ships. Find out more about parametric rolling and how to avoid it.
Fire is the root cause of all the major accidents taking place on board ships around the world. We bring to you a list of 16 fire fighting appliances and preventive measures present onboard ships to fight, suppress, and prevent fire.