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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...

Precautions when loading HEAVY LIFT by ship’s gear.

  SWL: THE SWL OF THE SHIP’S GEAR SHOULD BE MORE THAN THE WEIGHT OF THE CARGO, TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THE WEIGHT OF THE RIGGING...

Overview of IMDG Code

  THE PURPOSE OF THIS CODE IS TO FACILITATE SAFE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS AND AT THE SAME TIME TO ALLOW FOR THEIR UNRESTRICTED MOVEMENT. THIS...

FUMIGATION onboard ships

INSECTS AND RODENTS ARE NOT ONLY A NUISANCE ON VESSELS BUT THEY ALSO CAUSE HARM BY SPREADING DISEASE AND INFECTION. THEY MAY CONTAMINATE FOOD...

Ranging and Phasing of EchoSounder

In an echo sounder the stylus is rotating with certain constant speed and transmission takes place when the stylus passes the zero mark. When higher...

Autopilot-How it works?

The Autopilot is basically used when a ship has to steer a set course for a long time without alteration because any deviation from...