Dangerous cargo endorsement is a certificate of authorization for a seafarer, qualifying him/her for working on any vessel dealing with cargo that are categorized as maritime dangerous goods. Find out about the procedure and important points one must follow while applying for a DC endorsement certificate.
Fire is one of the most common and dangerous emergency onboard ship which has lead to disastrous results including loss of property and life. As the resources available onboard to fight fire are limited, preventive measures are more effective than fire fighting measures.
The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is a branch of International Maritime Organization (IMO) which looks into the matters of marine environment protection by updating and implementing regulations pertaining to the shipping industry.
The GMDSS endorsement certificate allows every GMDSS certificate holder to work on foreign flagged ships. The GMDSS certificate is imperative for every seafarers involved with the procedure of ship navigation. Find out about the procedure for acquiring a GMDSS certificate and also of renewing one inside the article.
Essential requirements for any unattended machinery space (UMS) Ship to able to sail at sea are enumerated in the SOLAS 1974 Chapter II-1, regulations 46
Shore leave is a right of every seafarer. Every sea going personnel should know about the laws governing shore leaves. Moreover, recently, because of several issues the concept has been jeopardized. Know everything about seafarers’ shore leaves in the article inside.
Oil Discharge monitoring & control system (ODMCS) is used to prevent the pollution of sea by oil due to the discharge from ballast and bilge spaces from tankers
In the year 1978, a massive oil spill was caused on the coast of France by the grounding of the oil tanker named Amoco Cardiz.