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Emergency Procedures: “Man overboard!”

Although, it sounds difficult to happen, the danger of somebody fall off of the ship – while working on deck – is hidden almost in any procedure taking place on vessel’s open space area.

Emergency Procedures: Main engine failure may lead to accident

We see an increase in the number of accidents caused by main engine failure. It may be costly to the operator due to delays at the vessel’s planned route, machinery damage or even if assistance is needed from towing companies but also be the reason of a collision!

Emergency Procedures: How to act during a cargo shifting

Load shifting is a commonly dangerous situation for ships carrying solid cargo, bulk cargo ships and containerships.  A good seamanship and compliance to safety regulations while loading or trimming, are some of the factors that should be considered before operations start.

Emergency Procedures: The case of ship flooding

During a vessel’s voyage at sea, there are many dangers which may affect hers and personnel’s safety. One of these hazards, which may rapidly lead -at the worst case scenario- for vessel and human life loss, is ship flooding.

Emergency Procedures: Fire onboard

A fire onboard may happen in every vessel and is one of the most dangerous emergencies for a vessel. But, what are the most usual causes and the preventive actions to be taken?

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