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Damage Stability

A damage stability criterion varies from ship to ship and the requirement for the same is given in SOLAS chapter II-1. It may be...

ETAS (Emergency Technical Assistance Service)

ETAS is an emergency service which assists ship owners and their representatives ensure ship safety and prevent or minimize the effects of marine pollution...

ASM Syllabus for MASTER F.G EXAM in INDIA

BASIC DETAILS OF THE COURSE  Aims: The aims of this course are to prepare a student to appear for the examinations of Certificate of Competency...

General Power Distribution System Of a Ship

  A conceptual layout of a ship’s distribution system that adopts a ‘radial’ or ‘branching’ methodology is depicted in picture. Note that the shore supply...

Notes on Bulkheads and Watertight Doors

BULKHEAD DECK: IS THE UPPERMOST DECK UPTO WHICH THE TRANSVERSE WATERTIGHT BULKHEADS ARE CARRIED. MARGIN LINE: IS AN IMAGINARY LINE DRAWN 76MM BELOW THE UPPERMOST...

CSS Code Overview

Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS Code)   THE PURPOSE OF THE CODE IS TO PROMOTE SAFE STOWAGE AND SECURING OF CARGOES BY: MAKING SHIPOWNERS AND...

MARPOL ANNEX III Overview

< ANNEX III REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY HARMFUL SUBSTANCES CARRIED BY SEA IN PACKAGED FORM   APPLICATION (Reg. 1)   It applies to all ships carrying harmful...

Garbage Management Plan and Garbage Record Book

GARBAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN    Every ship of GT ≥ 400 tons, and every ship certified to carry ≥ 15 persons, shall carry this plan which shall...

CONDITION ASSESSMENT SCHEME (CAS)

  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS   It applies to tankers of categories 2 and 3 of 15 years and over after the date of its delivery. It has been developed...

Precautions when handling REEFER cargo

REEFER   FROZEN CARGO: MEAT, BUTTER, POULTRY AND FISH. -8OC TO -12OC. CHILLED CARGO: CHEESE, EGGS AND FRESH VEGETABLES. -2 OC TO 6OC. AIR COOLED CARGO: FRUITS. 2...