Logbook keeping is one of the most important tasks seafarers have to carry out on board ships. Let’s take a look at some crucial points to consider while filling out these important records.
Both engine and deck departments have to prepare well in advance for making the ship ready for arrival at the port. Find out the general procedure of preparing ships for entering ports.
Ship dismantling or ship recycling is the process of breaking down a ship when it completes its operational life. The process of ship dismantling generally takes place in ship breaking yards in Asia. Learn how ship dismantling is done inside the article.
Sounding is a term used for taking measurement of the amount of fluids in the tanks of a ship. Let’s take a look at the importance of taking manual sounding and the method of taking the same.
Fresh water generator is a device which is used to convert seawater to freshwater on ship. Learn the starting and stopping procedure of Fresh water generator on ship.
For preventing impurities from entering in any system & machinery on board ship, filters and strainers are fitted which help in removing contamination from the system.
There are several points to be taken into consideration when a ship is about to arrive at the port. This article presents the checklist for the arrival of ship at a port.
Lube oil is a one of the essential elements for operating any kind of machinery on board ship. Lube oil is responsible for lubrication and cooling of the parts which are operating relative to each other, giving rise to frictional and other types of stresses on the machinery. Without the use of lube oil, we cannot imagine any machinery operation on ship.
Manoeuvring is done in a ships voyage when ship enters or exits traffic zones or crosses canals or when it is steer for berthing in a jetty or berth of a port