Thursday, October 19, 2017

11 Indian crew missing after vessel sinks off Philippines

A cargo vessel Emerald Star DWT 33205 tone Hong Kong-registered vessel with 26 Indian national crew sailing 174 Nautical miles eas...

11 Indian crew missing after vessel sinks off Philippines

A cargo vessel Emerald Star DWT 33205 tone Hong Kong-registered vessel with 26 Indian national crew sailing 174 Nautical miles east of the northern part of Philippine sank in the Pacific. as...

How to Tie the Most Useful Knot On Ship

On a boat or ship your life and survival often literally hangs on a rope. So, for this reason, it is of utmost importance that rope work and seamanship are learned right from day one at sea....
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Action to be taken when you face a collision situations

Nobody on board a ship plans a collision or grounding but if this occurs - we must be prepared and take action to minimise the loss of life, property and environment. No precise set of ac...

Precautions to be taken during heavy weather

Before the arrival of heavy weather ensure the following: 1.All departments are informed that you expect bad weather and the approximate time. 2.All loose and movable objects in the ac

What is Rising and dipping of lights

How to Tie the Most Useful Knot On Ship

Steel: Type of Steel and Various Tests during Shipbuilding

What are Containers

What is a Boiler: Introduction to Boilers

Marine Diesel Engine Scavenge Space Fires

Oily water separator and oil content monitoring system on cargo ship

Why We Take The Density Of Dock Water

How Formation Of Ice Takes Place At Sea


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What are Containers

Containerisation: This is a practice of grouping loads of cargo together in standard size steel boxes known as containers.  This method is aimed at minimizing physical handling of individual

The need for ballast

As with other ships, tankers are high in the water (they have a large freeboard) when empty.  Due to this the bow tends to bounce along the waves instead of slicing through them.  This cause...

How Formation Of Ice Takes Place At Sea

When a freshwater body is being cooled from above, as the water cools the density increases so the surface water sinks, to be replaced by warmer water from below, which is in turn cooled. th...