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June 28, 2015 - 07:14:55 pm

The pilot plays a crucial role in the safe navigation of the vessel to her destination. Expert in the local waters, a Pilot is...

June 21, 2015 - 05:10:31 pm

Rene Descartes in 17th century described animals as machines who reacted predictably according to external stimuli in their...

June 12, 2015 - 05:24:49 pm

A noon report is a data sheet prepared by the ship’s chief engineer on a daily basis. The report provides the vessel’s position...

June 06, 2015 - 05:14:16 pm

The day of the sign off from the ship is probably the most joyous, adrenaline fueled, hectic as well as emotional for each and...

May 31, 2015 - 03:21:22 pm

26.05.2015: 0100 LT: Posn : Tincan Berth No. 1, Lagos, Nigeria. The deck watch onboard an anchored product tanker noticed a...

May 22, 2015 - 04:23:57 pm

While still in a maritime college, a deck cadet often wonders as to what his shipboard duties exactly are. The common answer to...

May 17, 2015 - 07:23:23 pm

Working on ships has its perks, but it’s also a well-known fact that working at sea is one of the most hazardous occupations, in...

May 08, 2015 - 04:50:41 pm

Port of Refuge is a situation where in a vessel is diverted to a nearby port because of an emergency situation where she cannot...

May 03, 2015 - 06:37:28 pm

Definition of Contract: A contract is a legally binding agreement, that is, an agreement which will be enforced by the courts....

April 25, 2015 - 09:07:04 pm

Concept Of Export In International Trade The concept of export reflects one of the cardinal aims and goal of an international...

April 19, 2015 - 03:27:18 pm

Important Shipping Documents of International Trade Transaction for Imports Proforma Invoice: This is one of the essential...

April 12, 2015 - 02:29:08 pm

Sneak Preview Into The Book:   Foundations Of Shipping Operation And Transportation Management. Written By Dr. Obed Ndikom  ...

March 29, 2015 - 02:40:06 pm

Whenever a new area is to be added to a chart or it has to represent an area different from the previous chart, or the depth...

March 15, 2015 - 08:39:36 pm

The merchant navy is a profession that is by far away from the need to have a permanent legal counsel for the benefit of the...

March 08, 2015 - 03:42:32 pm

We have had a lot of marine accidents that involved failure of the hull structures. Whether it was a crack in the midship region...

March 01, 2015 - 03:15:11 pm

What Are The Duties of Officer On Watch When Pilot is On Board Ship? The pilot plays a crucial role in the safe navigation of...

February 15, 2015 - 06:13:48 pm

What Seafarers Must Know Before Purchasing Insurance This is an article in the personal financial planning for seafarers’ series...

February 08, 2015 - 02:53:40 pm

The Merchant Navy is a lucrative and an enjoyable line of work that demands a great deal of hard work right from the day you step...

January 31, 2015 - 08:10:53 pm

On an eventful day when a Mariner’s wife stands at the horizon and sees the lights of a ship waning away as waves budge it...

January 26, 2015 - 09:48:44 am

Who Is A Freight Forwarder, Who Is A Customs Broker? A freight forwarder is an agent for the exporter in moving cargo to an...

January 18, 2015 - 02:18:23 pm

If you are a maritime professional or planning to become one, then sooner or later you will have to get used to traveling – an...

January 10, 2015 - 07:45:07 pm

What happens when there is not enough space at the wharf for a number of ships or boats to be moored? Or what happens when there...

December 19, 2014 - 06:09:47 pm

While still in a maritime college, a deck cadet often wonders as to what his shipboard duties exactly are. The common answer to...

December 15, 2014 - 09:56:15 am

A ship chandler is a person who exclusively deals in supplying for a shipping vessel its required commodities. In other words,...

December 07, 2014 - 07:56:16 pm

Mariners consider anchoring a ship to be an art. In fact, it’s also a form of science for it involves a sense of pivot, around...

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