Clearing SIRE Inspection

Clearing a SIRE Inspection… A Chief Engineer’s perspective

The first thing that we need to remember, for any rank is that we need to be fully confident and comfortable about the ship we are on. Once this is achieved, the inspection is already half cleared. Before the Inspection Conduct a thorough self-inspection well before the inspection. Inform the…

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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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classification society

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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