The Caribbean island is a very popular oceanic exploring location and many cruise liners carry out Caribbean cruises in the Caribbean Waters.
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A whaler is a ship that is used mainly for the purpose of catching whales and then processing the required parts into appropriately useful commodities. Whalers have been a part of the shipping industry since Before Christ (B.C.) era.
There is always a confusion among mariners when it comes to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) examinations. What are these exams and what do they mean to an average mariner? Vikram Dileepan explains to us.
Being a Chief Engineer of a ship is a big deal; being a Female Chief Engineer is even a bigger one! Juliana, 28, from Brazil is one of the very few woman chief engineers in the world today. She explains how much she loves her exciting life
A factory ship is a type of ship that is used to freeze and process the fishes caught from oceans. The idea of the factory ships originated from the whaler concept of ships. Since the processing and preserving of fishes have to be done in an appropriate time and manner, the factory ships are installed with all the necessary equipments and facilities to aid the process.
There are a number of tests that seamen have to undergo in order to verify whether they are fit to take up a position on ship. One of the many prescribed tests, include tests to see whether a person’s eyes function normally or not. The Ishihara colour blindness test is a very important eye test […]
An ice breaker ship is used in extremely cold regions helping other ships to ply in the region by breaking thick layers of ice formed on the surface of water.