Dry dock is an important phase of a ship’s life as it enhances performance and improves efficiency. In this article we learn about the various checks that need to be performed before taking the ship out of the dry dock.
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.
As the winters set in, in the northern hemisphere things start to get a little difficult for the seafarer as the ship moves towards sub-zero temperature, making cold weather precautions for ships extremely important.
Learn about the important precautions and checks that need to be carried out once the foam fixed fire fighting system is used for extinguishing fire on board ships.
A ship before entering any sub zero temperature zone needs to be prepared so as to prevent any kind of accident or breakdown. In this article we will learn about various points that need to be kept in mind before the ship enters sub zero regions.
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Bunkering operation is a procedure for transferring oil, sludge or cargo to and from a ship. This is an extremely dangerous process which has lead to several accidents in the past.
An engine room fire is the worst form of fire on a ship. This type of fire needs great skills and courage to be handled. However, there are few steps which should be followed blindly before operating the CO2 fire extinguishing system to extinguish the fire.
The master of the ship needs to keep several important points in mind before signing the bill of lading. Find out about the precautions to be taken before signing the bill of lading.