How to Take Care of Cargo on Container Ships at Sea
Marine Safety

How to Take Care of Cargo on Container Ships at Sea?

On container ships, cargo is carried in standardized containers, which are placed one over the other and secured using lashing. Proper care must be taken for monitoring the cargo containers when the ship is at the sea. Find out how to take care of cargo on container ships in the article inside.

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Fire Fighting CO2 System for Cargo holds
Marine Safety

Fire Fighting CO2 System for Cargo holds

The most frequently used system for fighting fire in cargo holds of a general cargo ship is the Co2 flooding system. The Co2 system consists of a fire detection system (smoke detectors) and an alarm system, along with Co2 cylinders. During an indication of fire in the cargo hold, the gang of co2 bottles are

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What is Marine Asbestos Survey?
Marine Safety

What is Marine Asbestos Survey?

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

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Asbestos on Ships
Marine Safety

Asbestos on Ships: Is the Toxic Still in Use?

Asbestos is a material which is banned and prohibited to be used on board ships because of the several health hazards that it poses. However, there are some exceptions wherein it can be used on board ships and they are defined in SOLAS Chapter II-1 Regulation 3-5.

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