Shiptalk

May 16, 2014 - 06:12:24 pm

Port work and Cargo Operations: Being a trainee officer slated to sail as a 3rd Mate upon completion of the training period, a...

May 09, 2014 - 05:38:10 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 04, 2014 - 01:58:44 pm

All these terms refer to a vessel which is secured in a more or less fixed position. When a vessel is in port to collect/...

April 27, 2014 - 07:30:13 pm

What Are The Duties Of Ship Safety Officer (SSO)? Under the International Safety Management (ISM) code, every ship must...

April 04, 2014 - 05:56:54 pm

Word                             Definition Bulwark         The Side Of A Ship Above The DeckBumpkin         Spar Projecting...

March 30, 2014 - 01:39:56 pm

Word                             DefinitionAbaft                          Toward Or At The Stern Of A Ship; Further...

March 23, 2014 - 07:30:50 pm

Unofficial Packages Often, a crew member may ask you to deliver a package or an envelope to their family and/or friends. Again...

March 16, 2014 - 12:51:37 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...

March 09, 2014 - 08:41:51 pm

GALLEY - The kitchen area of a boat.GANGWAY - The area of a ship's side where people board and disembark.GEAR - A general term...

March 02, 2014 - 03:01:59 pm

The parts of a ship vary, depending on what kind of boat it is, but a few general parts are common to all types. Knowing the...

February 23, 2014 - 07:29:03 pm

Who Is A Ship Chandler? A ship chandler is a person who exclusively deals in supplying for a shipping vessel its required...

February 16, 2014 - 10:38:02 am

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...

February 09, 2014 - 05:40:13 pm

Who is a freight forwarder? A freight forwarder is an agent for the exporter in moving cargo to an overseas destination and...

February 02, 2014 - 03:58:16 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...

January 26, 2014 - 02:52:50 pm

Some Of The Most Common Life-Threatening Accidents On Board Ships No seafarer wants to get hurt or suffer injuries while...

January 20, 2014 - 11:21:49 am

What is Mediterranean Mooring of Ships? What happens when there is not enough space at the wharf for a number of ships or...

January 12, 2014 - 08:00:58 pm

11. Studios: Shipping containers also make for awe-inspiring studio workshops customised to reflect the uniqueness of the...

December 20, 2013 - 05:04:41 pm

Shipping containers are extensively used in the shipping industry for transportation of cargo. However, just as viable they are...

December 13, 2013 - 05:22:31 pm

The Ugly Side of Life on Ship – True Story Let’s face it! Working on ship is not only tough physically but mentally as well....

December 06, 2013 - 05:00:00 pm

Sea trials of ships are carried out usually when the ship is newly constructed and delivered by the shipyard, the ship...

November 22, 2013 - 05:33:55 pm

Cargo handling as an activity has evolved from being purely manually driven to an activity that is performed using the latest...

November 15, 2013 - 03:57:20 pm

We often use these words and phrases without knowing that their origins traceable to seamen. Here are some of them. As the...

November 08, 2013 - 04:34:16 pm

7. Improved Communication Services When at sea, seafarers long to talk to their loved ones back at their homes. In spite of...

November 01, 2013 - 05:22:14 pm

5. Proper implementation of MLC – Providing Adequate Rest Hours Working on ships is a tiring job. Human error resulting from...

October 25, 2013 - 05:16:47 pm

Seafarers perform one of the toughest jobs in the world by making difficult sacrifices and putting in real hard work. As the...

Pages