Safety of the ship is the prime concern for seafarers onboard and for governing authorities like IMO. There have been many ship accidents in the past which includes collision, grounding, stranding etc. due to failure of one critical system- the steering gear. Hence crew must be careful in maintaining and testing all the aspects of […]
Guidelines for Bridge Operation
The officer in charge of the dynamic positioning systems on a DP vessel is known as a DP operator. Dynamic positioning, a specialized field, requires adequately skilled and trained professionals. Find out how you can become a DP operator.
In continuation to the previous list of logbooks that are required to be maintained legally and legibly onboard, let’s take a look at a few more logs that require the ship officer’s attention.
Bridge resource management or BRM was adopted in the early 1990s by the maritime industry as a safety and error management tool. Learn more about BRM and its key elements on board ships in this article.