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Feeder Operations

The advent of containerisation has led to a great many changes in the role of the carrier of goods by sea. In the past, the ship owner or operator was traditionally involved only in the transportation of goods between two ports. Thus with containerisation the

Voyage Data Recorder

Purpose of VDR / S-VDR The main purpose of the VDR is to record and store ship’s critical parameters. Information is stored in a secure and retrievable form, relating to the position, movement, physical status, command and control of a ship over the period and


‘Equasis’ and what are its main principles Equasis is a database holding safety-related details of more than 66.000 ships , including a record of port state control inspections. It is on Internet and may be viewed by any member of the public. The main principles