The present situation of lack of job opportunities for deck cadets and junior marine engineers is getting grimmer each day. It is high time that concrete steps are taken in the right direction to bring maritime jobs in the market. We bring to you seven reasons for deck cadets or junior engineers not getting a job in the present marine market condition.
Checkout our new ebook – A Practical Guide to Yard Delivery Of New Ship. This is the first guide in the industry which deals with the subject of taking over of new ships. If you are a maritime professional, you must get this.
The hunger strike by around 200 seafarers of the state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) entered 3rd day, demonstrating against SCI’s failure to increase their wages.
As a maritime professionals working on ships, you are required to be well prepared before entering piracy prone area. Learn about 10 important points that should be considered before entering high risk zone.
Download our new ebook – A Brief Guide To Understanding Cargo Operations and Documentation On Oil Tankers.
In continuation to our previous article – 10 Free Mobile Apps For Seafarers, we have compiled yet another list of FREE smartphone apps for seafarers and professionals from the maritime industry.
For a seafarer, it is always difficult to explain what life at sea is like. This infographic describes twelve most common myths people have about seafarers.
We are proud to launch the Marine Insight apps for IOS and Android devices. Download the app for FREE today.
Checkout our new four part series of digital guides on marine boilers. These four ebooks are loaded with practical and to-the-point information on construction, operation and maintenance of marine boilers.
The very popular Lego construction bricks are not just for kids. If you are a Lego fan and love ships, then these amazing LEGO sets are just for you.
Time-lapse photography is a great technique to experience the greatness of any process or phenomenon, which is generally subtle to the human eye. Watch ten amazing time-lapse videos of ships in this article.
Several ground-breaking and “world’s first” maritime projects were announced in the year 2014. Let’s take a look at some of the most noteworthy vessels that were unveiled this year.
A series of interesting ship designs and concepts were launched in the year 2014. Take a look at some noteworthy ones in the article inside.
In 2014, the maritime industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made. Take a look at the important and noteworthy launches of the maritime industry in the article inside.
Learn about the hull painting procedure of ships in the dry dock in our new ebook, written by senior marine engineer and superintendent Mr. S. N. Batra. Get the ebook for 60% OFF under our special introductory offer available only for the next 7 days. Know more inside.
Ship’s crew visiting ports in countries affected by Ebola Virus must be aware of all the risks related to the fatal disease. Checkout ten important resources that seafarers must go through to increase their knowledge on the possible risks from EVD.
From 1st January 2015 onwards, ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will have to use fuel which does not contain more than 0.10% of sulphur. Download this ebook to prepare yourself for the upcoming ECA regulation.
The new FREE guide on safe working procedures in enclosed spaces provides information on practical safety procedures and risk assessments that needs to be taken before making entry into confined spaces on ships.
The maritime industry is moving towards an increased use of green technologies driven primarily by new emissions standards. As a result, maritime vessels are being built with technologically advanced systems and designs. Let’s take a look at ten amazing one-of-its-kind vessels that are presently under development.
Books on merchant marine and shipping industry always make for an interesting read. Mentioned herein are five books on shipping that you must read.
Daewoo shipyard of South Korea is planning to use innovative robotic exoskeletons to makes its workflow productive. The “Iron Man” type exoskeletons, based on the Human- Robot interaction (HRI) technology will allow shipyard workers to lift heavy load with extreme ease. Read more about the technology inside the article.
Seafarers carry out one of the most difficult jobs in the world. The hardships they endure at sea are known to none. It is high time for the world to notice and appreciate the tremendous jobs they do. Learn about ten important reasons for which people must thank each and every seafarer around the world.
Mobile apps are extensively used by seafarers both at sea and on land. Learn about ten such extremely important maritime mobile apps seafarers must have in their smartphones.
Recently Rolls Royce unveiled the concept of unmanned ships which will sail without seafarers. Do you think ships can ever sail without the experience, skills and knowledge of seafarers?