Month: November 2019

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What you must know about the Bill of Lading? Stale Bill of Lading?

A Bill of Lading is a document that evidences a contract for the carriage of goods by sea and the taking over or loading of the goods and by which the carrier undertakes to deliver the goods upon surrender of the document. A provision in the bill of lading to deliver the goods to a named person or to order constitutes such an undertaking.

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Loadicator- Requirement, Documentation, Testing, and Records

A Loadicator is a loading instrument onboard ship, which is either analogue or digital, by means of which it can be easily and quickly ascertained that, at specified read-out points, the still water bending moments, shear forces, and the still water torsional moments and lateral loads, where applicable, in any load or ballast condition will not exceed the specified permissible values.

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Harmonized System of Survey and Certification (HSSC)- Explained

HSSC or Harmonized System of Survey and Certification is a process for harmonizing survey procedures and survey dates for all major ship certificates, instead of having different survey procedures and dates for certificates under different Conventions. The global and uniform implementation of HSSC is covered under IMO Resolution A.883(21), which was adopted on Nov 25, 1999. Though it is a mandatory system it is implemented on individual ships on different dates. It may be implemented by the FSA (Formal Safety Assessment) on or after Feb 4, 2000.

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MMD Mumbai | 2MFG Orals Questions | 19 Nov 2019

Venue: DG Shipping External Surveyor: Capt Agarwal Internal Surveyor: Capt. Behl External Surveyor Questions: Function I Started with trade pattern u had Responsibility of PD. What is FV? What is NUC? What is IAMSAR? Who is the Admiralty? What is CBD? lights and shapes? Head on and overtaking. Situations Quote rule 9, 19, and 6 …

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Capt. Poswal Pet Questions for 2MFG Orals

MOB. Starboard Side. What will be your first three actions? Change to Manual Steering. Give hard over to STBD Side Release MOB Marker from Bridge Wing. Mark MOB in GPS and ECDIS. Call Master and post an extra lookout Sound alarm for Man Over Board (—) and hoise flag OSCAR Execute Williamson’s Turn or Anderson …

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MANEUVERING INFORMATION onboard Ships- Pilot Card, Wheelhouse Poster, Manoeuvring Booklet

As recommended in IMO Resolution A.601(15), all ships are required that the maneuvering information given herewith is on board and available to navigators. Maneuvering information should be presented as follows: Pilot Card Wheelhouse Poster Maneuvering Booklet The Administration should recommend that maneuvering information, in the form of the models contained in the appendices, should be …

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What is Notice to Mariners? Types? Contents?

Introduction to Notice to Mariners Notices to Mariners or NTMs inform mariners of important matters affecting navigational safety including the new hydrographic information such as, changes in depths, obstructions to avoid, dangerous areas to transit, aids to navigation, and other important data. Notices to Mariners are used to amend a vessel’s nautical charts and publications …

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What to do in case of Gyro Failure

Gyro Compass is a mechanical device. With time they tend to fail. If such failure happens during navigation, pilotage, entering or leaving a port or in TSS, then following steps to be taken to avoid incidents. As per SOLAS Chp V, Regulation 19.2.5, A Gyro Compass or other means are required, to determine and display …

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