With the inert gas system, the protection against tank explosion is achieved by introducing inert gas into the tank to keep the oxygen content low and reduce the hydrocarbon gas concentration of the tank to a safe proportion. Flammable limits A mixture of hydrocarbon gas and air cannot ignite unless…View More Inert Gas System
5Shares 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…View More Paints and Types of Paints used on Ships
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?
7Shares 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…View More What is permit to Work System on Ship?
What is Safety Committee Meeting The safety committee meeting is a get together of Master and safety officials and Head of Departments and crew members in which the matter relating to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment can be discussed. As Per Code of Safe Working Practises (COSWP) the company is…View More Safety Committee Meeting – Purpose and Objective
3Shares A vessel may have cargo tanks of solid or clad stainless steel, or mild steel coated with chemical resistant coating materials. Care is necessary with all of these materials to avoid filling tanks with cargoes, which may adversely affect them, and to minimize the bad affect by ballast water or mechanical damage.…View More Tank Material and Coatings on Chemical Tanker