Article of Agreement (AOA) is a tri-party agreement. Article of agreement (AOA) with the crew shall be in the prescribed form and should be dated at the time of the first signature and shall be signed by the owner/manager before any seamen signs it. It is a legal document agreed…View More Article Of Agreement (AOA)
Tank cleaning on Chemical tankers is preliminary done by washing with sea water followed by fresh water rinsing. Subsequent tank cleaning and treatment of tanks is done upon cargo to be loaded and previous cargo carried. This initial washing with seawater or fresh water is carried out either by fixed…View More Tank Cleaning Procedure on Chemical tanker
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
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?