Marine Safety

Measures to Stop Accidents on Lifeboats

In spite of taking several safety precautions on ships, accidents on lifeboats still occur on board. Learn about the main reasons that lead to lifeboat accidents on ships and what are the measures taken to prevent them.

Read More »
Marine Safety

Video: How to Launch and Board an Inflatable Life Raft?

Using an inflatable life raft on a ship indicates extreme situations such as abandoning the ship. Though no one would want to confront such an adverse condition, it is imperative that all mariners are conversant with the procedure of launching and boarding an inflatable life raft.

Read More »
Marine Safety

ISM Code: A Burden for Seafarers?

It is often debated whether ISM Code has been successful and has achieved the purpose it was made out for. Seafarers complain about the extreme paperwork and record keeping which has made their life difficult. Old timers remember with nostalgia the pre ISM days of shipping. Is ISM a burden for seafarers?

Read More »
Marine Safety

General Procedure to Fight Fire on Tanker Ship in a Terminal

Fighting fire on tanker ships in a terminal is not an easy task especially when the fire is big and has a potent fuel source nearby. The ship and terminal personnel must work with combined team effort to bring the fire under control. Learn about the general procedure to fight fire on tanker ship when in a terminal.

Read More »