An Epirb is a specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts.
The International safety management (ISM) code play an important role in order to ensure the safety of life, ship, and environment. Several factors work together to ensure that the ISM code is properly implemented on board ships. Find out how ISM code is implemented on ships.
Life rafts are provided as life-saving appliances on every seagoing merchant or passenger vessel in addition to the lifeboats. Learn about safety features and launching procedure of life raft inside the article.
Man overboard is an emergency situation where in a ship’s crew member falls out at sea. The alarm & Initial Action to be taken are clearly described in this article.
Hypothermia is a condition which results when a human body is exposed to extreme cold weather condition while working or if fallen into sea water. Find out the effects of hypothermia inside the article.
Under the ISM code, every ship must appoint a ship safety officer (SSO) who has the knowledge, experience, and skills to look over the important safety issues related to ship and its crew’s health. Find out the duties of ship safety officer inside the article.
Seafarers have to face several dangerous diseases, disorders and injuries while working on board ships. Learn about seven of the most dangerous diseases/disorders seafarers must be aware of.