Though wearing a life jacket is an easy task, it requires regular practice to avoid errors. Watch these videos to learn how to wear a life jacket on ship and as well as in water.
Maritime distress signals are used in case of extreme emergency situations at the sea. Also known as pyrotechnics, these emergency flare and signals are the best way to inform a nearby ship for immediate help.
Using an inflatable life raft on a ship indicates extreme situations such as abandoning the ship. Though no one would want to confront such an adverse condition, it is imperative that all mariners are conversant with the procedure of launching and boarding an inflatable life raft.
It is often debated whether ISM Code has been successful and has achieved the purpose it was made out for. Seafarers complain about the extreme paperwork and record keeping which has made their life difficult. Old timers remember with nostalgia the pre ISM days of shipping. Is ISM a burden for seafarers?
Marine Insight is proud to present the new FREE eBook – The Ultimate Guide to Safety Signs on Ships. The eBook contains all important safety signs and symbols that are extensively used on ships. Learn, understand, and remember each one of them for your own personal safety on ships.
Fire on ships occurs because of several reasons. In this article, we have mentioned a curious incident of fire on board ship which had a very rare cause – bacteria.
Ship security and safety at the sea is ensured by various maritime systems working together. Mentioned herein are eight such systems that not only help in providing safety to the ships but also provide various important data for overall smooth running of the industry.
There are several issues that a seafarer faces today. There are few maritime issues that have been affecting seafarers at the professional level for some time now. In this article, we have enumerated six such issues which every seafarer should be aware of.
The purpose of carrying out fire drill on ships is to make the crew acquainted with various procedures to be followed during emergency situations involving fire. Find out the importance of fire drills, and fire safety training inside the article.
A ship security officer (SSO) is an important entity under the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) code. The SSO is a person appointed by the company and the ship’s master for ensuring the security of the ship. Find out about the duties of ship security officer inside the article.