What is a Tug Boat A tug (tugboat) is a boat or ship that manoeuvres vessels by pushing or towing them. Tugs move vessels that either should not move by themselves, such as ships in a crowded harbour or a narrow canal,or those that cannot move by themselves, such as…View More What are the Types of Tugs and Use
Following are list of items to be checked during safety and security rounds by Duty Officer on an Oil/Chemical Tanker. (Similar Checks can be done on other type of Ships) 1. To check rat guards in place after mooring completion. 2. To confirm if pilot ladder is rigged on sea…View More Important Items to be checked by Duty Officer during Rounds
Following precautions should be taken when loading heavy lift on ships Carry out a Risk Assessment prior to commencing the operation to ensure that all possible areas of hazard are taken account of and that all risks are at an acceptable, tolerable risk level. Ensure that the stability of the…View More Precautions when loading Heavy lift on ships
Paints are the chief material used on board ships for corrosion prevention. There are different types of paints available as per requirements and place of application on ship. Paints when applied on a structure create barrier between the structural surface and corrosion causing phenomenon. Now, before we proceed to types…View More Paints and Types of Paints used on Ships
What is Classification Society? A classification society is an organisation that helps maintains technical standards for the construction of vessel and its operation. Classification society also certify that the construction of a vessel is in accordance with relevant standards, regulations and also carry out surveys to ensure that vessel is in…View More Why is it necessary for a ship to classed with Classification Society?
Computerised Planned Maintenance System or PMS In earlier days, Maintenance Scheme and Record was completely on paper and included only a few of the most important jobs on board. As the awareness between people with respect to maintenance grew so did the system. Later the development of computers gave a…View More What are the advantages of Computerised Planned Maintenance System or PMS over old system?