Common accidents aboard a ship in the engine room

An Engine room has multiple interconnected machines and systems which function ceaselessly to keep the vessel up and running. Engine room accidents and fires are some of the worst mishaps that can occur at any point in a seafarer’s life. Read to know more about them and their prevention measures.

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Safety Management Systems on Ships to Avoid Accidents

Working on ships constitutes a significant risk as they are subject to the whims of nature more than most modes of transport and are prone to accidents and mishaps when out in the ocean. Every commercial vessel and its crew are equipped to handle such incidents. Here is a brief overview of a Safety Management System, the different types an SMS, its role in avoiding accidents, and a brief look at its sections.

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Accidents aboard a ship – On Deck

Marine safety is one of the most wide-spoken subjects in the maritime industry. Safety is often considered a part of a company’s culture and is highly essential to be placed on top priority for companies. Accidents that happen aboard a ship can most times be avoided with precautionary measures, the right training and equipment. It’s noteworthy how simple practices and equipment can avert these accidents from happening. Here are some of the ways in which accidents may occur on the ship deck and ways to avoid it .

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