On container ships, cargo is carried in standardized containers, which are placed one over the other and secured using lashing. Proper care must be taken for monitoring the cargo containers when the ship is at the sea. Find out how to take care of cargo on container ships in the article inside.
Cargo operations on board oil tankers is a risky job for both the ship and its crew. Proper steps should be taken along with safety precautionary measures to ensure safe cargo handling operations.
Evaluation of cargo tank atmosphere is done on tanker ships to measure the content of harmful and flammable gases before entering the tanks. Find out more about the importantce to do cargo tank atmosphere evaluation on ships.
In the frenzy and excitement while signing-off from the ship, seafarers often overlook important things, which can land them into problem later on. Mentioned herein are ten important points seafarers must not forget during singing off from ship.
Non-Pyrotechnic Marine Distress Signals are used at sea during emergency situations on ships. Find out more about the different types of non-pyrotechnic marine distress signals used on ships.
Safety of life at sea is the highest concern in the shipping industry and therefore several norms and regulations have been laid down to meet the minimum level of safe operation and procedures to avoid any mishap. In spite of all the regulations, some accidents are hard to avoid. Thus, SOLAS clearly describes the minimum