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Shipbuilding and Shipyard Practice – Ship construction Steps

In the initial stages, the owner will have a very broad idea of what kind of a ship he desires to build and this is known as a concept design. He now approaches a naval architect who gives further shape to his ideas and a preliminary design is drawn up. The

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ECDIS

IMO Requirements for Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems (ECDIS)

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (ECDIS)  The primary function of the ECDIS is to contribute to safe navigation.  ECDIS with adequate backup arrangements may be accepted as complying with the up-to-date charts required by regulation V/20 of the 1974 SOLAS Convention. In addition to the general requirements for

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Fire Integrity Of Bulkhead

Fire Integrity Of Bulkhead

Fire Integrity Of Bulkhead In order to achieve the fire safety objectives, the regulations include certain functional requirements: Division of ship into main vertical zones by thermal and structural boundaries, Separation of accommodation from the remainder of the ship by thermal and structural boundaries, Restricted use of combustible material, Detection of

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FAL Convention:Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic

FAL convention:Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic Most human activities are connected either by precedent, convention or rules. Most rules are essential, however generally the become excess and a burden on the activities they're alleged to management. The shipping business is international in nature and every one the countries have their own rules relating to customs, immigration and alternative standards. so a vessel visiting several countries within the course of her voyage needs to replenish several declaration forms, typically these forms are precisely the same however are in several formats. This work developed because the shipping trade did. By the Fifties this came

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