A mast riser is essentially a device or, rather, a system to relieve the pressure accumulated inside the cargo tanks of oil tankers. Read this article to know everything about mast risers.
There has been a tremendous increase in the transportation of LNG, as the value and scope of the LNG trade have risen. There are, however, some safety drawbacks that must be taken into consideration.
An Epirb is specialized navigational equipment used at sea to indicate to other ships and shore about a particular ship’s whereabouts. It is an important safety device that must be carried by all seagoing vessels to alert search and rescue forces in an emergency.
Learn about classification of stowaways found on ships, along with IMO guidelines, insurance cover and measures to be taken on board ships.
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.
General alarm, fire alarm, man overboard alarm & other ship emergency alarms are installed on ship to notify the crew on board about the dangerous situation. Learn about all important alarms used on ships.
An immersion suit is a body covering suit that is worn specifically for the purpose of remaining afloat and surviving during emergencies in high seas. Therefore this suit is also known as a survival suit or a rescue suit.
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.
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.