Saturday, April 21, 2018

Exclusive: Description & Diagrammatic Representation of BWTS by F. Dsouza

This Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) uses chlorine to sterilise sea water. It employs an almost 100 year old technique of producing chlorine from...

Ballast Water: Complications & Management

Ballast water is essential to control trim, list, draught, stability, or stresses of the ship. However, ballast water may contain aquatic organisms or pathogens...

Understanding the 2020 Sulphur Cap & Recent Developments

With 2017 coming to a close and 2020 not far away, IMO's sulphur cap is soon approaching. The global 0.5% sulphur cap will be introduced in...

Unearthing the ‘ECDIS’, Marine Navigation’s Principal Component

An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a geographic information system (GIS) used for nautical navigation that complies with International Maritime Organization...

Seafarers Second-Most at-Risk Profession for Suicide – WHO

October 10 was celebrated as 'World Mental Health Day' but the news for the maritime industry was far from healthy. According to a study...

‘E-Loran’ – Way Ahead in PNT Technology for the Maritime Industry

The shipping industry involves high value assets and movement of valuable cargo on a daily basis. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other...