MARPOL 73/78 Annex 2 ( Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk )

MARPOL 73/78 Annex 2 ( Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk )

Marpol Annex 2 is a regulation for the control of pollution by the noxious liquid substance in bulk that came into effect on April 6, 1987. It is another important MARPOL regulation ( in a series of 6 ) that protects the marine environment and safeguards its ecosystem. As the volume of chemicals carried by … Read more MARPOL 73/78 Annex 2 ( Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk )

What is DOC Certificate? ( Document of Compliance )

What is DOC Certificate? ( Document of Compliance )

A DOC certificate or Document of Compliance is a safety certificate issued to the shipping companies in compliance with the ISM Code 1998 under chapter IX of SOLAS. International safety management code ( ISM ) stands for the international management code adopted by resolution A.741( 18 ) for the safe operation of ship and pollution … Read more What is DOC Certificate? ( Document of Compliance )

List of Hazards Associated With Petroleum Products

List of Hazards Associated With Petroleum Products

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

Indicator Diagram | Its Types, Importance & Procedure

Indicator Diagram | Its Types, Importance & Procedure

An Indicator diagram is taken to access the performance of each cylinder unit for the ship’s engine. The idle diagram is then compared with the obtained one; that is taken at frequent interval. This helps us know of any deviation or irregularity in the combustion condition and its associated parameters inside the cylinder. This can … Read more Indicator Diagram | Its Types, Importance & Procedure

What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

Marine fenders are kind of a safety barrier designed to protect ship’s, ports and people against impact forces. In simple words it protect vessels and berth from damaging each other when they collide. These safety equipment’s acts a the interface in between the ships, boats, berth and floating platforms; thus providing much needed cushioning effect … Read more What Are Marine Fenders? Its Types & Function

How To Start And Reverse The Marine Diesel Engine

How To Start And Reverse The Marine Diesel Engine

It’s not that easy to start marine diesel engine like on a push of a button in our car. Starting an marine engine require a series of checks and procedures to be followed; before the final go ahead. It’s the fuel, lube oil, starting oil, jacket water and interlocks which affects the overall starting procedure. … Read more How To Start And Reverse The Marine Diesel Engine