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Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá (UMIP) maritime education Merchant Marine

Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá (UMIP)

¿Te gustaría estudiar una carrera relacionada con el mar y sus recursos? ¿Quieres formar parte de una comunidad académica que te brinda oportunidades de crecimiento profesional y personal? Si tu respuesta es sí, entonces te invitamos a conocer el proceso de admisión de la Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá (UMIP), una institución de educación superior […]

maritime education Merchant Marine US Navy Ships

USCG-719B-Apply for a Merchant Mariner Credential

How to Apply for a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Using Form CG-719B. If you are interested in working as a merchant mariner, you will need to obtain a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) from the U.S. Coast Guard. The MMC is a document that certifies your identity, nationality, medical fitness, training, and qualifications for various maritime […]

SOLAS chapter 12 maritime education Merchant Marine Shipping Industry

Solas Chapter 12-additional safety measures for bulk carriers

In this blog post, I will explain what is the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) chapter 12 on ship and why it is important for bulk carriers. SOLAS is an international maritime treaty that sets minimum safety standards for the construction, equipment and operation of merchant ships. SOLAS chapter 12 deals with additional safety […]

tie rods are missing on the 4 Stroke engine, engine lube oil pressure maritime education Merchant Marine

reasons engine lube oil pressure decreasing gradually

Diesel marine engines rely on lubricating oil to reduce friction and wear between moving parts, as well as to cool and clean the engine components. Lubricating oil pressure is an important indicator of the engine’s health and performance. If the lube oil pressure decreases gradually over time, it may indicate some potential problems that need […]

propeller, Tail Shaft Monitoring
Marine Engines maritime education

Tail Shaft Monitoring and Its requirements

Tail shaft monitoring is a system that enables operators to continuously observe and assess the condition of the tail shaft, which is the part of the propulsion system that connects the propeller to the engine. Tail shaft monitoring can help extend the interval between tail shaft surveys or withdrawals, which are mandatory inspections that ensure […]

Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator
Marine Engines Marpol Shipping Industry

Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator

Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator: A Tool for Improving Ship Performance. The shipping industry is responsible for a significant share of global greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumption. According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), maritime transport accounts for about 2.5% of global CO2 emissions and 3.1% of global energy demand. Reducing the environmental impact of […]