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August 22, 2016 - 11:54:30 am

Marine fuel oil is one of the most important aspects that control the overall efficiency of ships and the shipping industry. The...

August 15, 2016 - 12:33:40 pm

8. These days the quantity of diesel oil carried on board is quite less and if the vessel is in cold area for a long period,...

August 09, 2016 - 10:47:22 am

Marine fuel oil is one of the most important aspects that control the overall efficiency of ships and the shipping industry. The...

July 25, 2016 - 11:21:09 am

What happens when there is not enough space at the wharf for a number of ships or boats to be moored? Or what happens when there...

July 18, 2016 - 01:58:10 pm

A Bill of Lading is a receipt for the goods carried on ship, or when technically put, is an evidence of contract between the...

July 11, 2016 - 11:44:52 am

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

June 27, 2016 - 11:17:15 am

“Dragging anchor” happens when a vessel drifts without holding power with no regards to the vessel being anchored; causing many...

June 20, 2016 - 11:52:12 am

Anchoring is one of the very frequent operations on board ships. A number of variables and external factors influence the...

June 06, 2016 - 11:50:46 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...

May 23, 2016 - 11:25:05 am

What is Port of Refuge? It is a situation where in a vessel is diverted to a nearby port because of an emergency situation where...

May 16, 2016 - 08:06:46 am

compressed air/gas, keep in mind the following:- Never blow compressed air towards a person. It can cause serious injury Do not...

April 25, 2016 - 12:13:39 pm

In order to have a successful career at sea, it is important you make the right decisions at the start. Degrees in nautical...

April 04, 2016 - 10:18:16 am

A merchant vessel is said to be having a “dragging anchor” when the vessel drifts without holding power in spite of being...

February 29, 2016 - 10:13:45 am

There is no dearth of stress on board ships. Ask a seafarer and you will know what it takes to work on board. It is the ultimate...

February 21, 2016 - 08:38:47 pm

The operation of a ship is a complex activity, especially when it is being carried out away from immediate help and at the mercy...

January 17, 2016 - 01:04:08 pm

The stories of ghost ships and sea have troubled the shipping world and sailors since the start. Ghost ships are those sea going...

January 10, 2016 - 05:38:07 pm

Most seafarers will, at some point of time in their tenure, feel that they’ve made the biggest mistake of their lives by choosing...

December 14, 2015 - 10:18:32 am

The primary responsibility for ensuring that ships comply with international legal regimes rests with the owners and masters of...

December 07, 2015 - 09:47:21 am

The flag of a ship refers to its nationality. The essence of ascribing nationality to a ship is to identify it with a particular...

November 29, 2015 - 04:44:00 pm

What is Port of Refuge? It  is a situation where in a vessel is diverted to a nearby port because of an emergency situation where...

November 02, 2015 - 10:20:30 am

What happens when there is not enough space at the wharf for a number of ships or boats to be moored? Or what happens when there...

October 26, 2015 - 09:51:42 am

At times, life at sea could prove extremely challenging for individuals working on board ships, away from their loved ones. A...

October 19, 2015 - 10:08:36 am

7.    Port work and Cargo Operations: Being a trainee officer slated to sail as a 3rd Mate upon completion of the training period...

October 05, 2015 - 09:29:01 am

Bridge navigational watch is one of the most significant ship-board operations for deck officers. When the ship is at sea, the...

September 14, 2015 - 08:36:41 am

The Merchant Navy is a lucrative and an enjoyable line of work that demands a great deal of hard work right from the day you step...

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