Knowledge sharing on board

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 have different background, different understanding and varied experiences. Smart people are those who learn from […]

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2 Stage Turbocharging – passes first test

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 gas engine on a test bed at its Augsburg, Germany workshop.  The “ECO CHARGE” system […]

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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 can analyse, we can find who will be benefitted? First we see the history and […]

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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 result of inspection carried out in the year 2014. With 1,286 inspections and 151 detentions […]

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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 loss of 16 billion $ per year, over the years it has changed colour from […]

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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 reason as human error or mishandling in more than 70% cases. Equipment can be categorised […]

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