Handing ships during ice navigation is a daunting task for ship professionals. Ship navigation through frozen seas requires certain important points to be followed by the navigating officers. Learn them inside.
Pollution from shipping is on the rise. Seafarers must make dedicated efforts to reduce their carbon footprint while working on ships. Learn how they can help in reducing overall carbon emissions from the shipping industry.
Seafarers have to face several problems while planning to quit sailing. Is it possible for maritime professionals to stay focused and motivated when planning to quit sailing?
Maritime jobs though lucrative are losing their shine among job seeking professionals because of several reasons. Unless the shipping industry take some drastic steps, the number of people looking for jobs at sea would continue to reduce at a staggering rate.
With ever increasing amount of paper work on board ships, ship officers strongly feel there is an urgent need of a new rank on ships to share their work load.
Ship’s lifeboat engine starting failure is a common problem faced by mariners on board ships. Learn about the main reasons for not starting of the lifeboat engine inside the article.
Cargo securing through lashing and other methods is an important aspect of cargo stowage on container ships. Find out about the basics of container lashing in the article.
The master of the ship needs to keep several important points in mind before signing the bill of lading. Find out about the precautions to be taken before signing the bill of lading.
Hectic work schedules and stress make seafarers a part of the ‘unhealthy’ population which is on the rise. Of course if staying fit and being active was easy, this wouldn’t have been the case. Let’s find out how to stay fit and focused while at work in sea.
Getting promoted on board ships is same as in any other field. Find out about the different ways that would ensure you with a guaranteed promotion on ships. Read more inside the article.
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
With limited time in hand and plenty of things to do, seafarers need to make the best of their shore leave time. Find out how to plan and have a great shore-leave.
Dealing with difficult seafarers on board ship is tough. Learn how to deal with such difficult people and also improve your relationship with them at the same time.
Is abandoning the ship in the times of tragedy the only option for the ship and its crew? Should you abandon the ship at all in times of distress? Find out inside the article.
Beaching a life boat during an emergency situation is not an easy task as it involves many hazards. Find out more as to how to safety beach a life boat in the article inside.
Staying afloat in sea water during emergency situation, before a rescue team reaches you, requires a lot of hard work and patience. Find out how to stay afloat in sea water in the right manner in the article.
Surviving at the sea while on survival craft is not an easy task. Learn inside how to deal with some of the main challenges one would face fighting for his or her life while on a survival craft.
Survival at sea without the presence of drinking water is an extremely difficult task. Learn how to find and conserve drinkable water at sea