The equator crossing ceremony is a tradition very seafarer experiences once in his lifetime. A deck cadet describes his unique experience of this long-standing custom followed on board ships.
Nowadays one cannot think of staying away from the internet for one day, forget about one whole week or months together. For these reasons there are several maritime internet options provided on ships. Find out more about these ship internet options inside the article.
Life at sea can often get tough for seafarers with several factors working as stress escalators. Learn about these five important psychological methods by which stress could be easily reduced while at sea.
A chief officer’s wife offers a list of best practices for all seafarers’ wives sailing with their husbands on board ships. These are extremely important points for having a safe and pleasant sailing experience on ships.
A 4th engineer on board a container ship describes his first voyage through the Panama canal as he takes responsibility of the engine room during the transit. Learn more about his experience inside the article.
Books on merchant marine and shipping industry always make for an interesting read. Mentioned herein are five books on shipping that you must read.
Want good reference to understand sailing? Check out this list of sailing books which will be helpful for both starting mariners and the most experienced old salts.
Working on ships is a “team effort”. A “one-man-show” cannot run the whole ship. In order to perform operations smoothly and safety on board ships, good interpersonal relationship among seafarers is a must.
A junior engineer should learn fast and pick up things as soon as he can when new to a ship. In this article we bring to you 13 things that a junior engineer should learn by-heart in his very first days on the ship.