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?
Permit to Work System Based on the fatalities / casualties / accidents in the past the industry decided to introduce a system so that wherever there is a high-risk job taking place it is monitored / supervised properly and proper procedure has been followed fore the Job. This can be…View More What is permit to Work System on Ship?
Most of the seafarers especially, the Officers of watch will be aware of TRS or Tropical revolving storm. We have also discussed in detail regarding Tropical Revolving Storm you can read it here. However, as far as this article is concerned, let us look at the signs of a TRS, so…View More What Actions vessel should take to avoid Tropical Revolving Storm?
Tropical Revolving Storm or TRS Tropical Revolving Storm or TRS are intense tropical depressions which develops in tropical latitudes over large sea area. A tropical revolving storm may be defined as a roughly circular atmospheric vortex, originating in the tropics or sub tropics, where in the winds of gale force…View More What is Tropical Revolving Storm or TRS?
Well we all must be aware of the EPIRB that is Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon is small, self contained, battery operated radio transmitter which is watertight and buoyant. EPIRB is a device which provides distress alert and location information to search and rescue services (SAR) for aviation, maritime and land…View More What is COSPAS SARSAT EPIRB?