Safety of self and co-workers is the prime priority kept in mind by a professional seafarer while working onboard ship. All shipping companies ensure that their crew follow personal safety procedures and rules for all the operation carried onboard ships.
Sometimes it so happens that tanker ships become adrift in the oceanic waters due to some reason. In such situations, in order to prevent tankers from hitting oil rigs or reaching far-off shores or some other offshore structure, a gadget known as ship arrestor has been devised and used.
A ship or a vessel will not sink unless and until there is some major hazard or mishap talking place on board it. Though a vessel is built as per the stringent rules and regulations of classification societies, there are still 101 ways which can make a vessel sink.
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