What is Metal-locking? Metal-lock or metal stitching is a method of repairing fractures to castings, onsite without the use of heat. It involves sinking Metal-lock keys, perpendicular to a fracture. The fracture is then sealed and held rigid by Metal-lace studs. The result is a repair that is sealed tight and flush with the surface,…Details
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Video credits : www.youtube.com What is Rocking test of Deck Crane? – Rocking test is carried out to ascertain the wear down of the sleeve bearing of the deck cranes by measuring the play (relative movement) between the inner and outer bearing race. This measurement indicates the rate of wear. – Usually the wear down…Details
Types of Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) System Discharge criteria – Any type approved ballast water treatment system shall comply with the discharge criteria regulation D2 and they are; Capacity discharge for organisms; Less than 10 organisms per m3, for organisms> 50 micrometers, Less than 10 organisms per ml, for organisms between 10 and 50 microns.…Details
Port State Jurisdiction Ships trade internationally and have to call at various ports all over the world. many ships may not call at any of their home ports for a considerable period and it is possible that during a certain period of time Ship’s Certificates may not have been renewed or maintenance in general has…Details
Coastal State Jurisdiction UNCLOS stipulates the measures a coastal state can take to ensure peace and good order in their territorial sea. Such a provision provides the coastal state with the necessary latitude to take measures to investigate or prevent such occurrences that would be dangerous or detrimental to the coastal state. UNCLOS is careful…Details
MARITIME JURISDICTION Various manifestations of state jurisdiction can be rendered from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and international law broadly. Three main types of jurisdiction for all states Three main types of jurisdiction activities exist, combined with three categories of maritime states which can have jurisdiction. First there is…Details