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Electrical Earth

Electrical Earth Onboard ship – Risk factors to consider

Low isolation or electrical earth fault signal is a critical issue which requires a quick responses; either to find the earth fault or rectify it cause. Mostly all ships generates 440 V , 220 V , 110V or less, and may likely develop low isolation fault since the earthed ship distribution system is equivalent to …

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Crew Cabin Inspection : 27 Important Areas To check

On arrival or boarding any type of ship; either as a crew member, passenger, a cabin (a living room) will be provided for you and inside it are equipped with furnitures, electronics, means of commutation, etc. The cabin will serve as a personal home throughout your stay onboard the vessel. Depending on the ship cabin …

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Ship Windlass Not Taking load Or faulty – Possibly Reason

Onboard every vessel, there are two windlass motors and two mooring winches for heaving up and dropping anchor, mooring the ship or boat at the jetty, etc. Related post: general procedure for ship departure and arrival to port Sometimes, this equipment might develop problem of not taking required load (power out) or refuse to work …

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Dream Job Turns To Nightmare for seafarers – As shipping companies face challenges

As ship crewing manning companies face challenges with crew change, seafarers job turns to a nightmare both to those at home and onboard ship in the sense that, the seaman onboard who already overdue for sign-off are no more looking for earnings but a chance to meet their loved ones again and have a little …

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International Law on handling of stowaways

There are several international Laws guiding the handling of stowaways Firstly, let’s understand who is a stowaway? Stowaway is quite different from hijackers or pirates by definition. A stowaway is a person who illegally boards a ship, by hiding somewhere in order to travel from undeveloped to developed country. This is mostly done to sort …

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