Capt. Pankaj Bhargava

Capt. Pankaj Bhargava

Capt.Pankaj Bhargava is a Master Mariner who retired from active sea life in the year 2012. He has sailed on almost all types of vessels in a career spanning more than 35 years. Presently teaching in Maritime institutes and loves writing for e-magazines for the benefit of seafaring community.
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Marine Safety

Neglected Health Issues Seafarers Must Be Aware Of

There are several health issues on board ships which are often neglected by seafarers. In the long run, these issues can cause adverse effects on one’s health. Learn about some of the main issues that should be taken seriously on board ships.

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Marine Careers

How to Quit Sea Life and Settle Ashore?

Leaving a rewarding sea life and a promising career to settle ashore is not an easy task for seafarers who wants to do so. It’s a tough decision and there are several challenges to be faced. Find out about the common queries which seafarers have while quitting the sea and how they can deal with them.

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Marine Safety

How Team Meetings Help to Improve Safety and Efficiency of Ships?

Team meetings on ships help in solving a variety of problems which can be caused as a result of multinational crew, lack of communication and interpersonal issues. Meetings between crew members- both formal and informal, form the foundation of overall safety and efficiency of shipping operations.

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Marine Careers

How To Know If A Shipping Company Is Worth Working For?

As the shipping industry passes through one of the roughest financial times, several dubious shipping companies which are taking undue advantage of the seafarers. Learn inside to find out different ways to ensure that you are working for the right shipping company.

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Marine Environment

How to Avoid Oil Pollution From Ships?

In spite of several legislations, ship/shore checklists, MARPOL regulations, we keep hearing about various incidents of oil pollution at the sea. Whether it’s the ship’s fault or not, a single drop of oil in the seawater can send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned seafarers. Is there a way to avoid oil pollution from ships?

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