There is a question regarding the explosion in the main engine and 2 persons injured. And in answers, I am reading that master needs to inform and take permission from the owner and charterer as well. Whether it is to seek medical advice or in case of diversion. Why does master need to ask charterer if he is asking the owner about the course of action?
In heavy traffic situation which of these functions - Relative/True motion in conjunction with Relative/True vectors shall be used to get proper situational awareness? Also when and how the parallel indexing need to be used into the radar for strict control of the ship's movement?
In Ship Stability for Masters and Mates by Capt D R Derrett ,law of floatation chapter 3 page 27,sixth edition while explaining hydrometer principle ,there is an equation 2 formed in order to equate the volume of water displaced in density of water rho,which has been divided by 1000. Kindly please tell why the 1000 has been divided?