Important Items to be checked by Duty Officer during Rounds

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…

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Why is it necessary for a ship to classed with Classification Society?

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…

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What are the advantages of Computerised Planned Maintenance System or PMS over old system?

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…

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