The rollout of internet onboard ships has been the single biggest game changer for seafarers around the world. An experienced chief officer lists down the pros and cons of having internet facility on ships.
Ship terms related to the nautical industry are often misunderstood not only by the people outside of the industry but also from who are part of it. Let’s take a look at ten common nautical terms people often get confused with.
One of the worst things seafarers have to face at sea is the news of an unfortunate event or emergency that has happened back home. Mentioned in this article are some practical ways to help seafarers cope up with such news while sailing.
As the issue of migrants and loss of lives at sea is becoming grim, here’s a twenty three points guide for merchant ships to attempt a large scale rescue at sea and dealing with refugees or migrants.
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) has brought a drastic transformation in ship navigation. Learn about the pros and cons of paperless navigation on ships.
While dropping of oil prices certainly indicate good news for the economy in general, many of us still wonder what might be the reason for this drop in oil prices and its impact on the Shipping Industry. Find out about the effects of plummeting oil prices on the shipping industry.
Working at sea is not an easy task and sometimes seafarers can find themselves mentally and emotionally stressed out. Learn some important ways to beat stress and stay motivated at sea in this article.