A Near Miss investigation process on ships in carried out in situations when a ship has fortunately escaped an accident which could have otherwise lead to disastrous conditions. Find out more about near miss investigation process on ships inside the article.
Safety of Ships
Even after all safety systems and checklists in place, accidents still place on board ships. Lives are often lost and damage to property at times is very severe. The basic questions that comes to one’s mind is – why in spite of all checks and preventive systems, accidents still take place on 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.
Ship security and safety at the sea is ensured by various maritime systems working together. Mentioned herein are eight such systems that not only help in providing safety to the ships but also provide various important data for overall smooth running of the industry.
Bridge resource management or BRM was adopted in the early 1990s by the maritime industry as a safety and error management tool. Learn more about BRM and its key elements on board ships in this article.
Learn about classification of stowaways found on ships, along with IMO guidelines, insurance cover and measures to be taken on board ships.
The main aim of any maintenance plan on ship is to get the maintenance and repair work done in the least possible time with minimum costs. Find out the various steps which are taken into consideration in order to make a maintenance plan of a ship.
Safety committee is an imperative body on board ships to ensure safe working environment and practices. The safety committee comprises of the safety officer and the safety representative along with other competent persons.
The International Safety Management (ISM) Code was entered into force to ensure safety of people, safety of ship and cargo, and safety of environment. In order to understand ISM, it is important to know definitions of a few important terms which determine the whole structure of IMO’s ISM code