Monthly Archives: August 2015

Knowledge sharing on board

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All individuals working onboard and ashore have required level of competency; they have collective aim for their organization. Nevertheless it is usual that they aim their personnel and professional growth too. Even if they have same level of competency, they … Continue reading

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2 Stage Turbocharging – passes first test

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MAN Diesel & Turbo’s innovative two-stage turbocharging concept “The ECO CHARGE” – passes the first test and we can expect the two-staged turbocharging system to hit the market soon. The two-stage turbocharging system is currently being tested on MAN 12V35/44 … Continue reading

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Merger of Ship management companies – Analysis

Two major ship management companies merged in Hong Kong on 14th August 2015. What is the objective behind it, is it to benefit both companies or to benefit ship owner, or to benefit seafarers or to benefit shipping industry? We … Continue reading

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Paris MOU – Top detainable deficiency is wages

There are total 27 member countries under Paris MOU,  categorised in white, Grey and black list, white being on top and black at lower side due to standard of vessel. Paris MOU released 2014 MLC figures, below is the summary of … Continue reading

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PIRACY AND SHIPPING – The menace called Piracy

Even though the Number of attacks have came down significantly the Danger still looms Large, the Menace that Piracy is still a headache for the Sailors as well as the managers ashore, talking about statistics Seaborne piracy causes an estimated … Continue reading

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Care in ship’s daily operation

There are multiple equipment operated regularly onboard, small care always helps reliable operation and long trouble free life of it. We frequently face breakdown of equipment, likely or unlikely during critical operation. Analysis of machinery damage report usually reveals the … Continue reading

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