Eighty-seven Indian sailors were stuck and suffered hardships on five ships that were detained by Indonesia for “illegal anchoring” in February 2019.
The practice of charging masters and ships’ officers, as well as other crew members, with criminal offences have resulted in creating widespread attention in recent years, both within and beyond the shipping industry.
Criminalization of the seafarers is a term used when any crew, master or any maritime professional faces criminal charges due to an accident involving
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
MARPOL (The International Convention for Prevention of Marine Pollution For Ships): The Ultimate Guide
Convention for Prevention of Marine Pollution (MARPOL) stands as one of the two solid pillars that support the maritime industry. Find out everything you want to know about MARPOL in this article.
STCW training is a mandatory marine certification course which every seafarer has to take before he can be termed fit for sailing. A seafarer cannot board a ship without doing STCW training course. Know the reasons inside the article.