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September 06, 2015 - 10:10:07 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...

August 28, 2015 - 05:45:27 pm

Superstitions and beliefs are entwined into the very fabric of human existence. Be it any sphere of life, there is a small...

August 23, 2015 - 08:05:18 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...

August 17, 2015 - 08:01:13 am

6. Checklists and Log Books The ship’s logbook has to be updated with the latest status of cargo operations time to time. During...

August 07, 2015 - 04:56:28 pm

Cargo operation on a container vessel is an extensive activity that demands deck officers to simultaneously handle different...

July 31, 2015 - 05:58:13 pm

Anchoring is one of the very frequent operations onboard ships. A number of variables and external factors influence the duration...

July 26, 2015 - 08:46:32 pm

The merchant navy (merchant marine) isn’t exactly a very common or popular profession. There are many people around the world who...

July 13, 2015 - 09:36:46 am

The merchant navy (merchant marine) isn’t exactly a very common or popular profession. There are many people around the world who...

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...

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