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?
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?
Any cargo that has to be loaded, maintained and/or carried at a certain temperature in order for it to reach its destination without deterioration is classed as refrigerated cargoes. This includes meat, fish, poultry products, dairy products, drugs and experimental samples. Refrigerated cargoes are perishable to a greater or lesser degree, and their…View More What are refrigerated cargoes?
Digital Selective calling (DSC) is an initial means of alerting device for any Distress / Urgency / Safety communications. In other words this device is used to bring the attention of OOW before transmitting the Distress / Urgency / Safety Message using other communication methods such as Radiotelephony (R/T) or…View More What is Digital Selective Calling (DSC) ?