We have achieved so much in terms of economic development in the last 150 years. All thanks to the discovery and mass utilization of petroleum products. Whether its gasoline ( petrol ), diesel, kerosene or marine diesel oil; we are familiar with these names. We use so many of its types and so frequently that … Read more List of Hazards Associated With Petroleum Products
The best way to avoid overloading your boat is to not load it beyond a certain limit. It is not important because the U.S federal law wants you to load within a limit. But also because you want to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in the water. A boat can only handle a … Read more What Is The Best Way To Avoid Overloading Your Boat?
Boating accessories are all in all an integral part of boating lifestyle. Going for a water adventure without necessary boat accessories; is like going for a run without appropriate shoes. But, Whether it be the essential ones or the other used to add value, style and functions to your boat or pontoon; you want it … Read more Essential Boating Accessories Which Every Sailor Should Have
An undetected fire can spread through walls for hours emitting toxic fumes before it finally results into greater hazards. Each year it leads to more than 3,000 deaths; with loss of property around 7 billion dollars just in united states. With almost 60 people died each day across the globe in average; it is required … Read more Fire Detector Types And Their Working Principle
Quality of boiler water is an integral part of increasing boiler efficiency. Unchecked contaminated boiler water can lead to problems such as corrosion and scale formation. Furthermore, it can also affects its performance, life and cost of maintenance jeopardizing boiler efficiency; making boiler water treatment a key in marine industry. To ensure its normal operation; boiler … Read more Boiler Water Treatment in Marine Boilers
Inert gas system with its alarms and trips are compulsory safety equipment on oil tankers under SOLAS Convention; Which also covers the rules and operation of inert gas system to prevent any explosion on tanker ships. Chapter two (1/4.5.5 and 2/16.3.3) of SOLAS make it compulsory for tanker ships of above 8000 Dwt (New) and … Read more What are The Alarms and Trips of Inert Gas System?
Flammability diagram or flammability composition diagram is one of the important document used across the world to understand and prevent fire and explosion. They are mainly used for the hydrocarbon mixture and so a key to the cargo and ship’s safety on tankers. It is essential on-board to follow certain procedure based on the studies … Read more Flammability Diagram And Its Application in Tankers
Safety of machineries and its equipments are vital on board ship. Many accidents have occurred in the past related to boiler system on board ship. So to make its operation risk free, a numerous Alarms and trips are fitted on the boiler system. Various alarms and trips installed on boiler system on board are given … Read more Marine Boilers Safety Devices (Alarms and Trips)
Watch keeping in Emergencies. A. Sight of Ice 1) All ice dangerous to navigation and should be reported to Master. 2) The Officer On Watch (OOW) should alter the course away from the immediate danger. Actions to be taken : 1) Plot the position of the ice, observe and note description. 2) Estimate size of … Read more Watch keeping during Emergencies.
Even a small spark (discharge due to static charge) is dangerous on board ship. Having different electrical equipment and machineries increase this risk if not maintained to an order. Utmost care should be taken on ship to avoid any scenario of electrical fire and damage to life and crew or property. Electrical safety on board … Read more Electric Cable and Reaction of Electric Cable to Fire On-board Ship