Link Ship Chandlers: Advice from Ship Chandlers




Ship Design Tips To Reduce Underwater Noise

Posted by on 04 Mar 2019 under Advice from Ship Chandlers, Maritime Facts and Stories

Ship Design

IMO Ship Design Guideline That Is More ‘Fish Friendly’

We recently published a blog on the impact of underwater noise on marine life that was so well received that we thought we’d follow it up with a closer look at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) design guidelines that have been put in place to mitigate this particular environmental stressor. The IMO has been hard at work to tailor these guidelines for the reduction of underwater noise, which has been shown to have a significant impact on the wellbeing of countless marine life species.


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The Impact of Underwater Noise

Posted by on 04 Feb 2019 under Advice from Ship Chandlers, Maritime Facts and Stories

Underwater

It Can Get Quite Noisy Underwater

As suppliers of provisions, equipment, and parts to vessels bound for Cape Town and other South African ports, Link Ship Chandlers take a keen interest in the impact that the shipping trade has on the natural world. As such, we were heartened to learn that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) have been hard at work to provide guidelines for the reduction of underwater noise, which has been shown to have a significant impact on the wellbeing of countless marine life species.


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Concise Shipping Vocab Guide: Bill of Lading

Posted by on 27 Dec 2018 under Advice from Ship Chandlers, Maritime Facts and Stories, Ship Chandling

Shipping Vocabulary

Shipping Vocabulary: Bill of Lading

Every industry has its lingo. As one of the preferred providers of chandling services in Cape Town, Saldanha, Port Elizabeth, Coega, Durban and Richards Bay, the Link Ship Chandlers team speaks ‘shipping’ fluently. However, we also realise that the abbreviations and technical terms that form a part of our everyday vocabulary can be quite confusing for the novice.


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10 PPE Checks To Perform Before Leaving Port

Posted by on 18 Sep 2018 under Advice from Ship Chandlers

Man wearing safety gear

Personal Protective Equipment

As one of the preferred providers of chandling services in Cape Town, Saldanha, Port Elizabeth, Coega, Durban and Richards Bay, the Link Ship Chandlers team is well-versed in sourcing supplies for a wide variety of vessels. We’ve worked hand in hand with professional seafarers for many years, so we know how important it is to ensure the safety of your crew before you leave shore.


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