In my opinion, we do not generally need to keep the steering motor on while alongside. But while alongside at a berth/port with current (such as in river ports), it is strongly advised to keep at least one steering motor on.
This would prevent the rudder to move away from its mid-ship position due t
The issue was raised by Marshall Island which proposed that the cooking oil should be allowed to be transferred to sludge tank and disposed of as per MARPOL Annex 1 requirements.
Many countries opposed this proposal.
After careful discussion on this topic, MEPC decided that cooking oil shou
The only area where incinerator cannot operate is ports, harbours, and estuaries. An estuary is the wide part of the river that nears the sea.
The incinerator can be operated in SECA also but only outside the port limits.
There is no regulation that prohibits the ship to burn residues generated
The "Propeller Pitch" is a technical term for one of Propeller characteristics.
It is the displacement a propeller makes in a complete spin of 360° degrees. This means that if we have a propeller of 40” pitch it will advance 40 inches for every complete spin as long as this is m
The limit of supplementary fund is too big. It is 700 Millions SDR.
If you think this would be lesser in USD, you would be wrong. 700 Millions SDR is equal to 952.51 US Dollars
That is huge amount. There are many factors that indicates that this amount may not see its limit