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May 20, 2019 - 01:46:40 am

By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee Superstitions and beliefs are entwined into the very fabric of human existence. Be it any sphere of...

May 13, 2019 - 01:54:20 am

The process of shipping a container from one point to another includes a number of factors, some of which are demurrage and...

May 06, 2019 - 02:03:28 am

What happens when there is a strong onshore wind and you have to berth a ship without the assistance of tugs to a pier or jetty...

April 15, 2019 - 02:09:12 am

If we search the meaning of the term “bill”, it is defined as a printed or written statement of the cost for the goods or...

April 08, 2019 - 03:59:36 am

Ship operations are complex and require utmost precision. It is therefore the constant endeavor of the ship’s officers to ensure...

April 01, 2019 - 02:29:33 am

By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee   Being a deck officer of a ship involves myriad responsibilities that are spread across the...

March 25, 2019 - 01:42:18 am

Choosing a career is certainly a difficult task. When doing so, one has to go through a lot of research, consult people and...

March 18, 2019 - 01:56:06 am

Gone are the days when a ship navigation officer had to take help of unconventional ways to plan and navigate a voyage at sea....

March 11, 2019 - 07:22:19 am

Gone are the days when a ship navigation officer had to take help of unconventional ways to plan and navigate a voyage at sea....

March 04, 2019 - 12:57:23 am

In a recent case, The Amity [2017], charterers successfully set aside an arbitration award on the basis that owners had not...

February 25, 2019 - 01:25:33 am

Take home points: The purpose of an LOI is to avoid the owner having to suffer the arrest of its vessel after having complied...

February 18, 2019 - 12:44:55 am

This article outlines the use of letters of indemnity (LOIs) and the impact on members’ P&I cover discusses some recent...

February 11, 2019 - 01:18:12 pm

“General Average” is a term used in the maritime industry to define shares in a common loss during maritime accident. Defined by...

February 04, 2019 - 01:40:47 am

Over 90% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage is classified by the 12 member societies of the International Association of...

January 28, 2019 - 12:50:55 am

Containers are the best method of ensuring safe and sound delivery when transporting cargo from one place to another, coming in...

January 21, 2019 - 02:19:21 am

The release of the ‘Paradise Papers’; a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the world’s most...

December 17, 2018 - 03:58:23 am

  By Emeka Akabogu   Port states, however, provide an important safety net, and are in the nature of a last line of defence...

December 10, 2018 - 05:30:16 am

 By Emeka Akabogu  The flag of a ship refers to its nationality. The essence of ascribing nationality to a ship is to identify it...

December 03, 2018 - 02:56:37 am

*By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee   Checklists and Questionnaires Questionnaires, pertaining to stowaways, must be placed onboard (...

November 26, 2018 - 01:54:53 am

*By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee Wikipedia defines a stowaway as a person who secretly boards a vehicle, such as a ship, an aircraft...

November 19, 2018 - 01:02:30 am

It’s no secret  that shipping is going through a tough time. And in tough times, owners need to do everything they can to help...

November 12, 2018 - 06:42:32 am

It is always a big financial decision to lay-up a vessel and with market conditions these days it has become a more frequent...

November 05, 2018 - 01:32:17 am

As of 1 January 2020, all ships are required to burn fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.5% (Regulation 14.1.3, MARPOL...

November 05, 2018 - 01:32:16 am

As of 1 January 2020, all ships are required to burn fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.5% (Regulation 14.1.3, MARPOL...

October 29, 2018 - 02:10:52 am

Travel sickness, also known as motion sickness, is indeed not a life-threatening condition. But, of course, it has the power to...

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