Lack of employer’s support in taking care of his future and retirement needs leaves a large gap in seafarer’s requirements despite the handsome salary that he is assumed to earn. This calls for sound financial planning, which is often neglected by seafarers.
A smart mariner knows how to plan his or her voyage efficiently so as to ensure both his and his family’s safety. We bring you some important points which shouldn’t be avoided before commencing your sea voyage. Read on to become a smarter mariner.
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.
Cricket is one game which is not only fun to play but also inculcates team spirit among its players. When cricket is played on ship, it becomes a unique experience that needs to be shared. In this article, Dr. Kavita shares an experience in which her husband organized a cricket match on board ship.
Dr. Kavita K. Roy wife of a Merchant Naval Officer and an entomologist by profession shares her experiences of the time she spent on board a VLCC with her husband. Also mentions 10 ways in which mariners’ wives can pass time on board ship in a productive manner.
The facility of internet on ship has increased the lifestyle of seafarers working on ships to a great extent. The article explains how this transition has helped both seafarers and shipping companies.
Being a Chief Engineer of a ship is a big deal; being a Female Chief Engineer is even a bigger one! Juliana, 28, from Brazil is one of the very few woman chief engineers in the world today. She explains how much she loves her exciting life