Life At Sea

10 Important Organizations Seafarers Can Contact For Help

Sometimes due to unfortunate events at sea, seafarers have no option but to turn to full fledged authorities dedicated towards…

7 Most Common Superstitions of Seafarers

Seafarers have been dabbling in a variety of superstitions since the start of shipping. Mentioned herein are seven of the…

Equator Crossing Ceremony: The Real Test Of Seafarers

The equator crossing ceremony is a tradition very seafarer experiences once in his lifetime. A deck cadet describes his unique…

Maritime Internet options: How is Internet Provided on Ships?

Nowadays one cannot think of staying away from the internet for one day, forget about one whole week or months…

5 Behavioural Techniques For Seafarers to Reduce Stress at Sea

Life at sea can often get tough for seafarers with several factors working as stress escalators. Learn about these five…

7 Important Points A Seafarer’s Wife Must Consider When On Board Ship

A chief officer's wife offers a list of best practices for all seafarers' wives sailing with their husbands on board…

My First Journey Through The Panama Canal – 4th Engineer Describes His Experience

A 4th engineer on board a container ship describes his first voyage through the Panama canal as he takes responsibility…

5 Interesting Books On Merchant Marine And Shipping Industry

Books on merchant marine and shipping industry always make for an interesting read. Mentioned herein are five books on shipping…

12 Sailing Books For Beginners

Want good reference to understand sailing? Check out this list of sailing books which will be helpful for both starting…

6 Ways to Improve Interpersonal Relationship among Seafarers on board Ships

Working on ships is a “team effort”. A “one-man-show” cannot run the whole ship. In order to perform operations smoothly…