The prospect of coming ashore to progress their career can be daunting to many working at sea, according to a survey into the experiences of those who had made the ship-to-shore transition conducted by IMarEST.
Seafarers are always in need for international calling cards or global sim cards while they are travelling from one port to another. Which international sim cards/ calling cards are available in the market? Read inside to know more.
Seafarers find joy in small things on ships to keep them going strong, miles away from home. Learn about ten such simple things, which though sound obvious, might be difficult to find on ships.
A woman seafarer describes the unique and unusual challenges she faced in a male-dominated environment on board ships.
Being a seafarer’s wife needs immense courage and valour for she plays an important role in managing lives of seafarers sailing at the sea. Learn inside the article as to what it takes to be a strong woman behind a brave and successful seafarer.
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.
A long distance relationship is a part of every seafarer’s life. But that doesn’t mean it wouldn’t work. There are ways to deal with the same and preserve your beautiful relationship. Learn 10 ways to deal with long term relationships in merchant navy inside the article. It works!