The history of the Ships like Bulk career and tankers is filled with accidents and disasters, both of small scale and gruesome types. Many of these accidents were because of faulty machinery or lack of safe handling practice.
The time before the load line survey is a tough one for all onboard ship. Checkout these fifteen important points that seafarers shouldn’t miss while preparing for the load line survey.
International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the harmonised survey system for ships, in order to alleviate the problems caused by survey dates and intervals between surveys which do not coincide, covering international shipping regulations including the codes and conventions.
Bureau Veritas , a world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services has opened its first remote survey center, located in the major maritime hub and port city of Rotterdam.
The time before the ship safety equipment survey is a hectic one for the crew as several important equipment and systems are required to be checked, overhauled and renewed. Learn about ten important points which ship’s crew must not miss when preparing for safety equipment survey.
Extended dry-docking is a special scheme which increases the dry dock interval of the ship from five years to seven years, providing more time for the ship to operate in water and allowing maximum dry dock scheduling flexibility. Read more about the extended dry-docking (EDD) scheme inside the article.
All ships sailing in international waters are required to comply with the international codes and conventions put forth by the maritime authorities. Port state control (PSC) inspection is carried out to find deficiencies in foreign ships. This ultimate guide will help you with every aspect of the port state control inspection.
A ship survey is a nightmare for both deck and engine room professionals. Though there are several guides to pass surveys smoothly, a few areas are often neglected. We bring you 10 things which include both commonly and not-so-commonly checked areas by ship surveyors.