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Elec-Tech-Officer

Marine Electrotechnology Equipment and Principles

Marine engineers need to know not only about their mechanical stuff, but should be well versant with several related technologies including electrotechnology equipment and their principles of operation. This is so because in the modern days, [...]
Ship Grounding

What Is Ship Grounding?

The history of marine accidents is quite old. But we will talk about latest incident which happened on April 14th, 2010, the master and other crew members of a Chinese cargo ship were arrested after the ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef. [...]

Oil Tanker Familiarization

There are many courses that are associated with marine engineering. One such subject is oil tanker familiarization. It is a mandatory part of STCW 95. The significance of the subject is very high that is exactly why oil tanker familiarization [...]
Poisoning Our Oceans

Shipping Vessels are Poisoning Our Oceans

Several factors occurring around the oceans of the worlds have the global community worried. Garbage disposal, over fishing, over pollution are all poisoning our oceans and killing reefs and fish just to mention a few of the concerns. Oil tankers, [...]
Marine Radios

Marine Radios

Marine radios have played a major continual role ever since the days of the Morse code and continue to bridge the communication gap between sailors and people on land even in the 21st century despite advances in modern technologies like wireless [...]
Container Ship Fire

Container Ship Fire

Container ship fire may not sound important or even difficult to occur since the cargo is carefully packed in to strong weather resistant shipping containers, but this is not the case and each shipping container cargo must be declared, inspected [...]
Hazardous Shipping Colors

Hazardous Shipping Colors

Vessels that carry dangerous materials must be painted with hazardous shipping colors to warn on coming or other vessels to maintain a distance to avoid any accident. Most vessel on the high seas transport safe or moderately safe cargo but some [...]
Infant Life Jackets

Infant Life Jackets

Many people haven’t heard of infant life jackets but they are common and part of the safety equipment onboard each cruise ship or common passages vessel like ferries or private boats. Most live vest seen on Hollywood movies are usually for [...]
Hospital Beds on Cruise Ships

Hospital Beds on Cruise Ships

Hospital beds on cruise ships are a common feature in fact it is part of the safety on board cruise ships which is inspected and must receive approval for the vessel to be considered safe to be conducting cruise services. The hospital beds are [...]
cruise ship in storm

Cruise Ships in Storms

Cruise ships in storms are some of the most feared incidents that passages as well as crewmen and the general public could imagine off. The famous film of titanic is responsible for creating the reality of what could happen to a cruise ship [...]