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.
The time before the ship safety equipment survey is a hectic one for the crew as several important equipment and systems are required to be checked, overhauled and renewed. Learn about ten important points which ship’s crew must not miss when preparing for safety equipment survey.
One of the most vital aspects of trading with tanker ships is loading and unloading of the cargo with utmost safety and efficiency. Chief Officer Abhishek Bhanawat explains important points for committing cargo quantities to charterers in tanker ships.
Container security initiative, a bilateral informative transfer system started by US Coast Guard, aims to increase the level of security at US ports. Learn more about the benefits of CSI and its importance to the marine world.
Deck lifting equipment helps in transferring heavy loads on board ships. As these systems carry extremely heavy weight, proper maintenance at regular intervals of time is a must. Learn about twelve important points that must be considered while handling deck lifting equipment.
Container security initiative (CSI) is an initiative by U.S to increase maritime security at its container ports. Find out how container security initiative helps in fighting terrorism and the system that makes it run.
Information exchange is an important system to enhance the operation and safety of maritime industry. We enumerate six important benefits of information exchange system which can work wonders for the shipping world.