An immersion suit is a body covering suit that is worn specifically for the purpose of remaining afloat and surviving during emergencies in high seas. Therefore this suit is also known as a survival suit or a rescue suit.
Safety Equipment on ships
Oil tankers carry oil of different grade and quality having property to produce flammable vapors and gases when loaded for transportation. These gases can easily catch fire. An IG system is thus used to protect the ship from fire.
A crew member loses his life after falling overboard between the ship and the dock while working on the deck. Read inside the article to find more about the incident.
It is said that lightening never strikes the same object twice; well it does not have to, once is enough to destroy beyond salvation. This is much true about your home as your boat. Yes, your boat too can attract lightening and can suffer major damage. The voltage so formed can easily travel from the […]
Explosimeter is device that is used to determine the content of hydrocarbon in the atmosphere of pump room or tank spaces on ships. The scale used in the explosimeter is marked in terms of lower explosive or flammable limit and as a percentage of the lower limit (LEL). The scale may also be marked in […]
Survival radios are radios for communication which help ships and ships’ crew during emergencies. A survival radio forms one of the most essential parts of the survival tools of the marine industry. The emergency radio operation is approved internationally under the Global Maritime Distress Safety System. Report an Error
The sprinkler system is an automatic fire detecting, alarm and extinguishing system which is constantly on guard to deal quickly & effectively with the outbreak of fire that may occur in accommodations and other spaces. Report an Error
When the ship tilts on any of its sides i.e. port or starboard and doesn’t return back to its upright position, it is known as heeling of the vessel. Heeling is unsafe for ship, its machineries and people onboard. The main reasons of ship’s heeling are strong winds, hard and speedy turns and uneven cargo […]
An inclinometer is the device used for pointing and measuring the angles of the earth’s surface. In the marine industry, inclinometers are used mainly on ships and oil rigs to measure how much a vessel slants while being on still water and when the water is choppy. The inclinometer is also known as a clinometer. […]
General Alarm,fire alarm,man overboard alarm & other ship emergency alarm are installed on ship to notify the crew on board about the dangerous situation .