Sea trade is a risky business which needs stringent rules and regulations to ensure safety of human life, ships, and marine ecosystem. We bring you 21 codes put forth by the IMO to maintain efficient operation of the maritime industry.
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
Magic Pipe is a name given to a detachable pipe which is illegally used in the ship’s engine room to throw excess of oily water out to the sea. In spite of several steps taken to thwart its usage, the magic of the “magic pipe” still continues on ships.
It is very important for every mariner to be familiar with all the aspects of maritime law. It’s not necessary that a maritime lawyer should only be aware of regulations that govern the sea. We bring to you top 5 books on maritime law to help you upgarde youself on admiralty law. Read more inside the article.
General average is a clause in the shipping industry which is put into action during an accident wherein the cargo has to be sacrificed in order protect lives and ship’s property. Find out about the importance of general average inside the article.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006, which provides a broad perspective to the seafarer’s rights and fortification at work, is set to improve the working condition of seafarers around the world. Learn about the important aspects of MLC, 2006 inside the article.
There are several maritime laws and regulations that are needed to be satisfied while opening a shipping company. In this article we have enumerated a list of documents required by a new shipping company under safety management system.
Maritime Solicitor ensures that the application and enforcement of marine law is done in such a manner that there no chances of any loopholes occurring. Know more about marine solicitors inside the article.
The Death on the High Seas Act was enacted by the United States government in the year 1920 to provide financial recompensing to the families of those shipmen who died while being in the active line of duty.