Top10 Major Ports of India
Introduction India, with its vast coastline stretching over 7,500 kilometers, is home to a network of ports that play a […]
Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar: A Revolutionary Global Gateway
8th November 2023 Introduction Located in the Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran, the Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar stands […]
Global Maritime India Summit 2023: The Future
Introduction: Global Maritime India Summit 2023 The world’s oceans, covering more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, have always played […]
Revolutionizing Indian Waters: The Usage of Thuraya, Iridium, and Other Satellite Communications
In a world that thrives on constant connectivity, satellite communication has emerged as a pivotal technology, bridging the gaps in […]
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
Why UNCLOS? The world’s oceans cover approximately 71% of the Earth’s surface, providing crucial resources and playing a vital role […]
UK MAIB – Improper Mooring Arrangement Led to Chief Mate’s Death
The UK MAIB has published a report on the death of a chief officer who was struck in the head by a tensioned mooring line aboard a bulker in 2021, finding that a short-handed operation and an unfamiliarity with the mooring arrangement contributed to his death.
Explosion Caused By Fumigation – Case Study
The hatch covers had shifted somewhat, and blue-grey smoke could be seen pouring from beneath the edges, according to the crew. A third explosion occurred about an hour later in a second hold, and a fourth occurred a few minutes afterward. Shortly later, explosions erupted in the other holds.
Misdeclared container caused fire – Case study
In its recently issued Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish P&I Club focuses on a case where a containership suffered fire due to misdeclared cargo. Read the case study to find out the cause of the incident and the lessons for the maritime industry.
Lithium-Ion Batteries causing fire on ships? – Höegh Xiamen Case Study
Failure to disconnect vehicle batteries caused fire on board and led to a loss of $40 million dollars: Said NTSB in a recent report published from its investigation into the June 2020 car carrier fire in Jacksonville, Florida.