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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...

October 18, 2013 - 05:49:38 pm

Seafarers perform an admirable service to the people by helping move different types of ships and a variety of cargo from one...

October 11, 2013 - 03:09:51 pm

Issues Every Seafarer Going To The Sea Should Know Working at sea is not an easy job. One requires both physical and mental...

October 07, 2013 - 08:25:37 am

How a Ship is Berthed Using An Anchor? Mariners consider anchoring a ship to be an art. In fact, it’s also a form of science...

September 27, 2013 - 06:13:30 pm

Working on ships with a very limited number of people is a difficult task, both physically and emotionally. Dealing with the...

September 20, 2013 - 06:26:51 pm

Capsize - To turn over.Chafing Gear - Tubing or cloth wrapping used to protect a line from chafing on a rough surface.Chart - A...

September 13, 2013 - 06:50:32 pm

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

September 10, 2013 - 08:25:15 am

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

August 30, 2013 - 05:21:00 pm

What Financial Security Is Required Under MLC 2006? The MLC mandates that in relation to repatriation [Regulation 2.5] and...

August 23, 2013 - 05:48:25 pm

When will MLC 2006 come into force? MLC 2006 shall come into force 12 months after the date on which there have been...

August 16, 2013 - 05:48:01 pm

What is the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)? The MLC 2006 is a comprehensive international labour Convention that...

August 09, 2013 - 05:10:20 pm

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

August 02, 2013 - 05:17:40 pm

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

July 29, 2013 - 08:05:13 am

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

July 19, 2013 - 06:44:45 pm

In Bond Shipments move under bond from point of entry to an interior destination for clearance or to another border location...

July 12, 2013 - 05:44:36 pm

Free Along Side (FAS) A basis of pricing meaning the price of goods alongside a transport vessel at a specified location. The...

July 08, 2013 - 10:09:01 am

Cargo Claim: A "Cargo Claim" is a demand made on a transportation company for payment for goods allegedly lost or damaged while...

June 21, 2013 - 05:20:47 pm

For the next few weeks, we shall be dwelling on Freight Terminologies. The freight shipping industry has a terminology all its...

June 09, 2013 - 07:35:48 pm

A flush deck is a ship design that features a flat deck from stem to stern, skirting the superstructure that provides room for...

May 31, 2013 - 05:42:33 pm

The gunroom is typically the junior officer's mess area on a ship and not the type of room that is used to store guns as the...

May 24, 2013 - 04:55:23 pm

A gun deck is a level of a warship, usually a wooden-hulled vessel, which is primarily used to carry guns for broadside firing...

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