In case of unfortunate accidents at sea wherein the crew has to abandon the ship, the master should perform certain duties as mentioned in the article.
Guidelines for Efficient Deck Operations
A number of precautions along with good seamanship practice can increase the life of mooring ropes and prevent deterioration, chaffing, cutting and internal wear. Learn some important points in the article inside.
Master’s standing and night orders are a set of guidelines that are to be followed by the ship officers. Learn more about the importance of these orders inside the article.
Marine Insight launches new ebook for deck officers working on ships- A Guide to Master Dry Dock Operations (For Deck Department). Read inside to know more about the eBook.
When a ship’s captain hands over the command of the ship to a new captain, there are several formalities and procedures involved. Handing over of the ship at the master level is a responsible job which needs to be carried out without neglecting any important points. Find out the procedure for handing over of ship’s command.
The key activities involved during port operations are loading and unloading of cargo, port authority people coming onboard the ship for formalities, and securing or stabilizing the ship as per the cargo loading and unloading procedure.