Ashish Atme

I'm Ashish Atme. Currently a marine engineering cadet at DMET, Kolkata. My ultimate goal is to achieve greater heights through my hardwork, dedication and education knowledge.

Seaworthiness and Its Importance In Maritime Industry

Seaworthiness and Its Importance In Maritime Industry

Seaworthiness categorizes whether a vessel has passed the necessary and required tests and safety checks so that it can be sailed without any difficulty. In accordance with admiralty law, seaworthiness ensures whether the ship is been evaluated and maintained properly. The concept of ‘seaworthiness’ is commonly used in field of maritime law. It specifies the condition of the ship and if it is safe to sail or not.

Ballast Water Management: The Ultimate Guide

Ballast Water Management: The Ultimate Guide

Ballast water management is critically important for the reduction of the harmful effects on the marine environment which are spread due to aquatic micro-organisms transmitted from one area to another via ballasting operations of the ship. In order to manage and control the ballast operations of vessels, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a convention on 13th February, 2004. As steel-hulled vessels were introduced, ballast water has been an important factor of the ship’s stability.