Life rafts are provided as a life saving appliances on every sea going merchant or passenger vessel in addition to the lifeboats. Life rafts are much easier to launch as compared to life boats and in case of emergency situation, evacuation from the ship can be done without manually launching any of them as the life rafts are designed with auto inflatable system.
SOLAS - Safety Of Life At Sea
A variety of marine communication systems have been used in the maritime industry since the start. Learn how marine navigation is carried out using these navigation systems.
It is important to learn about the basics of the engine telegraph system before operating one (Read article). However, most of the ships are now provided with a remote control for propulsion machinery and for controlling the pitch of the propeller (for CPP type) as they are mainly operated in UMS mode. This gives the […]
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered a motor launch to survey the waters in the Kingdom of Tonga as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme.
Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned ships.
MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division, has confirmed an order from Norwegian Cruise Line for SOLAS insulation upgrades for nine ships.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control will launch a joint CIC on SAFETY OF NAVIGATION.
Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the AMSA in Canberra today which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time.
Members are reminded that the IMSBC Code amendment 03-15 as incorporated in IMO resolution MSC.393(95) entered into force on 01 January 2017.