Gravitating of bunker fuel is a malpractice followed by several unscrupulous bunker suppliers. Learn how gravitating is achieved illegally and what can be done to prevent it.
When collision of ships occur in Indian waters, there are certain procedures and guidelines that are to be followed by the master and parties involved. Find out more about the guidelines inside the article.
SEEMP is a special tool of IMO to measure and control GHG emissions from the already existing shipping fleet. Know more about the plan in detail inside the article.
The HNS Convention is an acronym for the IMO’s International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 will finally come into action on August 30th 2013. The convention would implement a standardized framework for living and working condition of seafarers around the world.
A major quality concern with regard to refrigerants is their purity. The moisture content in the refrigerant is of great importance since too much moisture can cause serious operational problems. Water can enter a system through sub-quality refrigerants during top-up.
A series of important maritime regulations and amendments were announced in the year 2013. As the year comes to end, we take a look at some of the important maritime regulations and amendments that are worth mentioning.
Marine asbestos survey is an important necessity in today’s times. Asbestos is a very dangerous material which has the potency to cause several serious diseases and ailments. In the marine industry, the risk of asbestos-causing disorders, a result of the heavy usage of asbestos, is far more dangerous as the threat is not only to…
IMDG Code 37th amendment will come in print by October 2014. Countries, shipper &, shipping lines can adopt IMDG Code 37th amendment in whole or in part on a voluntary basis as from 1 January 2015. From 1st January 2016 IMDG Code 37th amendment will become mandatory.