The Planned Maintenance System or PMS is now available on every ship. The software is very helpful in the sense that as you scroll down in the computer, it reminds you of what is due and what is overdue. Know about 20 things that should not be neglected in PMS.
A number of accidents have occurred in the past due to improper maintenance and rigging of pilot ladder on board ships. Learn important points that must be considered while handling pilot ladders.
Lubricating oils of different makes and grades are used on board ships. Find out important points on how seafarers can optimize usage and reduce unnecessary wastage of lubricating oils on ships.
Hi-load attachment technology is a floating L shaped terminal, onto which, gas carriers ships can dock with the help of patented friction based attachment system. The docking of hiload unit works on the concept of combining the principles of buoyancy and suction cups. This arrangement restricts the ship to move in any direction and thus…
The use of marine airbags to launch a ship and to land it back in a dock is a very novel process. The concept was developed in the year 1981 in the Jinan province of China. In these past thirty years, this concept has undergone a lot of development and revolution and is now one of the most recognised methods of launching and landing a ship.
A ship consists of various types of fluids moving inside different machinery and systems for the purpose of cooling, heating, lubrication, and as fuels. These liquids are circulated by different types of pumps, which can be independently driven by ship power supply or attached to the machinery itself.
Ship’s lifeboat engine starting failure is a common problem faced by mariners on board ships. Learn about the main reasons for not starting of the lifeboat engine inside the article.