A Bahamas-flagged ship, the MV HELIOS RAY, was hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and a maritime security firm said on … [Read more...] about Vehicle-carrier ship hit by explosion in Gulf of Oman
The External Affairs Standing Committee of Parliament, headed by veteran BJP MP PP Chaudhary has recommended that the maximum punishment for a pirate should be death penalty. In its report on the … [Read more...] about India – Panel recommends death for Pirates
Overview In 2018, the International Maritime Organization released an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships with a clear framework to reduce ship emissions. In an … [Read more...] about AIR LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY – All you want to know
Introduction The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in 2019 adopted the Guidelines for the use of Electronic Record Books under MARPOL (Resolution MEPC.312(74)) (IMO Guidelines), which state … [Read more...] about Electronic Record Book (ERB) for ships – Its Benefits
The below incident took place on a tanker vessel while at drydock. Vessel in dry dock and dry dock procedures followed for man entry in confined/Enclosed spaces• Manhole access was barricaded, and … [Read more...] about Case Study: Crew trapped inside Ballast Tank in Dry dock.