Maritime Law

6 Definitions Every Seafarer Must Know Under the ISM Code

The International Safety Management (ISM) Code was entered into force to ensure safety of people, safety of ship and cargo, and safety of environment. In order to understand ISM, it is important to know definitions of a few important terms which determine the whole structure of IMO’s ISM code

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What is an Air Lock on Gas Carriers
Marine Safety

What is an Air Lock on Gas Carriers?

Air lock is a special type of safety measures which is especially seen on gas carriers. Also known as the Gas Safe Space, the Air Lock needs to satisfy several standards to be fitted and used on gas carrier ships.

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STCW 2010 – Manila Amendments Change or No Change?
Maritime Law

STCW 2010 – Manila Amendments: Change or No Change?

Conventions are modified from time to time to cope up with the new technologies, stringent environment and safety policies and for improvement in the current system. On the same line, the STCW 95 convention was amended in manila on 25th June 2010 under the presence of IMO members, ensuring that the global needs for safety

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