Fire Fighting CO2 System for Cargo holds
Marine Safety

Fire Fighting CO2 System for Cargo holds

The most frequently used system for fighting fire in cargo holds of a general cargo ship is the Co2 flooding system. The Co2 system consists of a fire detection system (smoke detectors) and an alarm system, along with Co2 cylinders. During an indication of fire in the cargo hold, the gang of co2 bottles are

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Harmonised Survey System for Ships
Marine Safety

What is Harmonised Survey System for Ships?

International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the harmonised survey system for ships, in order to alleviate the problems caused by survey dates and intervals between surveys which do not coincide, covering international shipping regulations including the codes and conventions.

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Describing Different Parts of SCBA
Marine Safety

Describing Different Parts of SCBA

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, also known as SCBA, is a necessary protective gear that is worn by paramedics, firemen, and people working on ships and oil rigs. As the name goes, the breathing apparatus has all necessary equipment fitted into it that will allow the rescue professionals to carry out their work without any interruption and with utmost safety.

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ISC International Shore Coupling
Marine Safety

What is International Shore Connection?

The international shore connection is a universal hose connection that is to be provided on all ships as per the SOLAS requirement. The purpose of the International Shore Connection is to keep a standby hose attachment to get a connection from shore or from other ships in case there is a total failure of pumps onboard.

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Battery room
Marine Safety

Steps to Prevent Explosion in Battery Room of Ships

The battery room of a ship is always under explosion risk as batteries release hydrogen during charging. Hydrogen is a highly explosive gas and it is therefore important to take necessary steps or actions while working inside the battery room during maintenance. In this article we will go through the measures that need to be

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