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Girting of Tug

Girthing It is the capsizing moment of the tug due to the sudden movement of ships. The line is usually secured very near to the center of flotation and for this reason the tug is liable to be girded. This phenomenon is known variously as

Master Night Orders

Night Orders 1. Required to be written by master before he is going to take a rest at night. 2. A set of instructions to OOW in written format. 3. Depends on the events expected at the night. 4. Generally includes following points: • To

Signing Bill Of Lading

One of the most important functions of a bill of lading is that it provides information as to the description of the goods, the condition of the goods, the quantity of the goods, the loading port and date of shipment, the discharge port, the name

Steering Gear Testing

How is a steering gear tested After prolonged use of autopilot and before entering coastal waters the steering gear must be tested at all the manual steering positions on the bridge. In coastal waters more than one steering gear power unit, when such units are