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On August 18th 2014 an engine room fire aboard the Bahamian flagged 485ft chemical tanker not only disabled the vessel but killed a crew member out of the 22. The vessel remained without propulsion 700 miles west Cape Blanco. A ship’s engine room is home to a variety of machines with a single purpose¬†which is […]

Waste, especially at sea is a continuous nuisance as it is mostly solid and occasionally toxic and damaging to environment; however it is something that cannot disappear and warrants a stable disposal method: the incinerator. Incineration is used in medicine, land-based waste disposal and now on ships where easier methods of disposal are unavailable. Incineration […]

  Ebola is the latest viral hazard that is a threat to many aspects of life in the modern world; including sectors that exist on globalisation and international travel. This virus, currently, has no cure and thus is a bigger threat as more people die from exposure which warrants a more in-depth analysis on the […]

Oil Spills: Avoiding Pollution. From time to time, despite legislations and increased attention to oil-related matters of maritime; we are still facing many incidents of oil spill pollution and hence damage to the sea ecology. Firstly, most oil spills happen due to human error which itself happened due to lack of knowledge from the perspective […]

Piracy is nowadays, compared to terrorism due to certain factors being shared such as hostage taking, setting of demands/ ransoms but the main difference among the two phenomena is that terrorism usually exists in established states that are under control and jurisdiction of a legal system presented by the government of those states; thus terrorists […]

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