22 Crew Members Safely rescued from a Bulk Carrier

On 10 November, Saturday, A vessel MV Golden Ocean issued distress message when the fire broke out on the vessel.…

Marine Auxiliary Engine Decarb Procedure: Inspection and Assembly

In our last blog of Auxiliary engine decarb routines, we have discussed in details, about the dismantling procedure of major…

Marine Auxiliary Engine Decarb Procedure: Dismantling only

An auxiliary engine or generator on a ship is very important machinery and provides all electrical power for the safe…

Crankcase Explosion: Cause, Action and Safety Arrangement

In my previous blog, we had discussed the scavenge fire, reasons, indications, remedies, and safety devices fitted in that space.…

Fuel Cells for Main Propulsion testing by Sintef Ocean and ABB Marine

With aim to find an alternate source of energy for ships and reduce pollution by ships, two industry giant Sintef…

Inland Waterways and Cruise Tourism India making it’s way….

For any country, to become a global economic power it's maritime sector is one of the most important factors. It…

MEPC 73 meet concluded it’s stand for carriage ban on heavy fuel oil

The International Maritime Organization pushed back this week on any phased entry for tougher marine fuel rules and additional tightened regulations that will come into force in 2020. Earlier it…

3 Died and 8 hospitalized on a cargo ship in Caspian Sea

Three seamen died and eight hospitalized of a dry cargo ship in the port of  Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. On…

Enclosed Space: Potential Hazards and Entering Procedure

As the number of accidents reported on ships was related to enclosed space. Such incidents caused serious injury or fatality.…

How to find out Top Dead Center TDC of a four-stroke engine??

In this blog, I am going to discuss one practical problem which comes in day to day work onboard. This…

Safety Management System(ISM Code) & latest amendments

Ship owners and managers should have defined procedure for the safety of their personal, environment and equipment. To ensure all…