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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...

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...

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