What are Statutory Certificates? & Mandatory Certificates? – Those certificates which are required by the law with respect to safety and environment protection that the vessel is required to comply with, are called statutory certificates. E.g-SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, MLC 2006 What are Mandatory Certificates? 1 . Certificates which are required for trading purpose. Ship’s registry certificate is a…Details
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Boiler Easing Gear Contents1 Why is it fitted?2 When easing gear is used?3 Precautions for use of easing gear. Why is it fitted? As per SOLAS chapter II-1 regulation 32 “Every steam boiler and every un-fired steam generator shall be provided with not less than 2 safety valves of adequate capacity. However, having regard to the…Details
Total quality management Total quality management is a management technique which entails a continuous effort by the management as well as employees of a particular organization to ensure customer satisfaction, acquire their loyalty for future business opportunities, as well as attract other prospective clients. This type of management approach has been in use in other…Details
SCOPE OF DRY-DOCKING Contents1 SCOPE OF DRY-DOCKING, INSPECTION AND REPAIR TO BE CARRIED OUT2 (1) BOTTOM INSPECTION AND CORRECTIVE ACTION AS RECOMMENDED BY CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY SURVEYOR.3 (2) BOTTOM PREPARATION AND PAINTING AS PER COMPANY ‘S PAINTING SPECIFICATIONS.4 (3) ANCHOR CABLES RANGING AND CALIBRATION.5 (4) CLEANING AND PAINTING OF CHAIN LOCKER.6 (5) BUILDING UP THE…Details
SAFE STABILITY CONDITION TO BE PROVIDED DURING DOCKING When docking the ship the ship is slightly trimmed by the stern so that the stern block touches the stern frame first. This is necessary to steady the ship by locating the stern on the block. The stern side is chosen since the stern frame is…Details
VARIOUS SHIP PLANS REQUIRED BY SHIPYARD FOR DRY DOCKING Contents1 VARIOUS SHIP PLANS REQUIRED FOR DRY DOCKING :-2 (1)G.A Plan3 (2) Docking plan4 (3)Shell Expansion5 (4) Capacity plan VARIOUS SHIP PLANS REQUIRED FOR DRY DOCKING :- The following plans and drawings are required to be submitted to the shipyard for their use to enable…Details