Talking about Ballast Water

I got asked a few days ago if our ship carries ballast water and how do we handle it. First thing first, what is ballast water? Ballast water is water taken onboard by ships for stability reasons and can contain plants, animals, aquatic and marine species which are then taken across the globe. Once this … Continue reading Talking about Ballast Water

MARPOL 2017 Consolidated edition – first impressions

Today I received this beauty as a gift from the Navigation Officer. Not that he is trying to tell me something but we had these new books on order for a while and we just received them today. Of course, the first question everyone around had was “what changed?”. I was wondering the same and … Continue reading MARPOL 2017 Consolidated edition – first impressions