The international shore connection is a universal hose connection that is to be provided on all ships as per the SOLAS requirement. The purpose of the International Shore Connection is to keep a standby hose attachment to get a connection from shore or from other ships in case there is a total failure of pumps onboard.
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Over the past year, 29,646 sea-going vessels entered the port of Rotterdam. The number of incidents in the port fell from 159 to 129.
Merchant navy is a demanding profession which requires both physical and mental strengths for working efficiently on board ships. Here are ten rules every seafarer is required to follow under the merchant navy code of conduct act.
Bulk carrier ships have been involved in several accidents in the past because of constructional and operational loopholes. In this article we enumerate 11 important points which are necessary to enhance the overall safety of bulk carrier ships.
To stress the importance of training for different emergency procedures and duties of personnel on board muster list is provided at ship’s prominent areas.
The security levels under the ISPS code describe the current scenario related to the security threat to the country and its coastal region including to the ships visiting that country. Find out more about the security levels inside the article.
MOL announced on 30th June, that its biannual safety campaign will begin on July 1, targeting all MOL Group-operated vessels.
The carriage of solid bulk cargo possess potential hazards on ships and thus require efficient and safe stowage and shipment. Let’s take a look at nine of the most common hazards posed by dry bulk cargo.
Merchant shipping has inadvertently played an unfortunate role in the hauling of the illicit drugs over the years. Learn important points to prevent serious crimes related to drug trafficking on board ships.
Ship’s crew visiting ports in countries affected by Ebola Virus must be aware of all the risks related to the fatal disease. Checkout ten important resources that seafarers must go through to increase their knowledge on the possible risks from EVD.