Piping System: Steel or Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP)?

For any vessel, sound operation depends on a number of components being successfully assembled. One area of operation is the ship’s piping system. That includes all the fluids on board the vessel irrespective…

Effective Tips for Ship Maintenance

Ship maintenance is an essential component of operations, intended to keep your vessel in good working order at all times without restricting routine operations. A properly maintained ship is more reliable and provides…

Factors to consider when Major Steel Renewals are required

Vessel steel renewal and repair is an important task that takes place throughout every ship’s operational life. Prior knowledge of the steel renewal process helps both the shipyard and the shipowner to define…

Ballast water treatment system: Optimum installation procedures

Every time a vessel leaves a port, shipping companies shoulder great responsibilities, in carrying out delivery of goods around the world as the ultimate goal. Attaining this, requires all components of the vessel…

Best Coating Practices of Holds and Tanks

Coating practices for cargo holds/tanks and ballast tanks vary depending on the purpose, type and sequence thereof. An erroneous choice of coating may result in failure and contamination of the surface as well…

Factors to consider when choosing a shipyard for your ship repair

Vessels are continually exposed to electrical or mechanical issues, scheduled or unscheduled and extraordinary repairs, wear & tear restitution works, hull cleaning and hull and tank coating etc., all of which demand professional…