Different Types of Alarms on Ships
Marine Safety

Different Types of Alarms on Ships

General alarm, fire alarm, man overboard alarm & other ship emergency alarms are installed on ship to notify the crew on board about the dangerous situation. Learn about all important alarms used on ships.

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What is an Inert Gas or IG System on Ships
Marine Safety

What is an Inert Gas or IG System 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.

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Preferential Trips on Ship Construction and Working
Marine Safety

Preferential Trips on Ship : Construction and Working

A preferential trip is a kind of electrical arrangement on the ship which is designed to disconnect the non-essential circuit i.e. non-essential load from the main bus bar in case of partial failure or overload of the main supply The non-essential circuits or loads on ships are air conditioning, exhaust and ventilation fans, and galley

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Describing Different Parts of SCBA
Marine Safety

Describing Different Parts of SCBA

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, also known as SCBA, is a necessary protective gear that is worn by paramedics, firemen, and people working on ships and oil rigs. As the name goes, the breathing apparatus has all necessary equipment fitted into it that will allow the rescue professionals to carry out their work without any interruption and with utmost safety.

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What is Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)
Marine Safety

What is Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)?

SART or Search and Rescue Transponder, is an extremely vital equipment on the ship as it performs the job of a signal-man. It is a vital machine during distress for it helps in locating the position of the vessel in case it goes off-track.

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The Importance of Vessel Tracking System
Marine Navigation

The Importance of Vessel Tracking System

These days one can effectively track and monitor everything that one wishes to. A vessel tracking system, as the name suggests is a collection of equipments which enable marine and naval vessels to track, identify and monitor a ship’s position, location and any other detail that might be important in maneuvering and stabilizing a ship’s route and course.

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