The Sub-Committee addresses all aspects of safety of navigation, reliable communications and improved coordination to avoid maritime accidents; and ensuring a quick and efficient response in case of a search and rescue incident.
SOLAS - Safety Of Life At Sea
Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) stands as one of the two solid pillars that support the maritime industry. Find out everything you want to know about SOLAS in this article.
Life rafts are provided as life-saving appliances on every seagoing merchant or passenger vessel in addition to the lifeboats. Learn about safety features and launching procedure of life raft inside the article.
ChartWorld has launched MyFleet, the shipping industry’s first free-of-charge cloud-based tool to do due diligence on voyage planning.
Search and rescue at sea depends on the integrated satellite and terrestrial radiocommunication communications system – the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes mandatory under the Convention enter into force on 1 January 2020.
IMO’s most important ship safety treaty – SOLAS – provides for safe merchant shipping, covering a wide variety of topics, from ship construction to fire protection, to life-saving appliances and cargo carriage.
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
There are different types of lifeboats used on board a ship which has different type of releasing mechanisms, for the launching of a lifeboat from the vessel.