Standard Helm Orders, Meaning and Execution

Standard Helm Orders, Meaning and Execution

Understanding helm orders and rudder commands is one of the requirements in becoming a good helmsman. Since a vessel’s organization may constitute different nationalities, the IMO standardized oral commands for delivering wheel orders. If you plan on steering a ship,...
10 Crew Members On Board When 46-Year Old FPSO Explodes

10 Crew Members On Board When 46-Year Old FPSO Explodes

Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel Trinity Spirit exploded and sunk off the coast of Ukpokiti Terminal, around Excravos, Warri South-west, Delta State, Nigeria on Wednesday (Feb. 2, 2022) early morning. It is unknown how much she is carrying but...
Types of Warships in a Naval Fleet

Types of Warships in a Naval Fleet

Warships are vessels constructed for naval warfare by the government of a sovereign nation. Their main function is to protect a country’s territory and nautical assets. They detect, deter and destroy any threat that intends to harm its sovereignty or its allies....