While dropping of oil prices certainly indicate good news for the economy in general, many of us still wonder what might be the reason for this drop in oil prices and its impact on the Shipping Industry. Find out about the effects of plummeting oil prices on the shipping industry.
Seafarers earn their money through a lot of hard work, courage and grit. Find out how they kill this hard-earned money by investing in inefficient and dubious schemes in spite of consistent savings or investments.
The real magic of savings is that money can grow rapidly. Find out some important yet little known facts on saving money that seafarers should know. Learn the basics of financial planning in this article.
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.
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.
Shipping is a vast industry with a huge pile of helpful information. Learn about ten important points of useful information which seafarers must know.
One of the worst things seafarers have to face at sea is the news of an unfortunate event or emergency that has happened back home. Mentioned in this article are some practical ways to help seafarers cope up with such news while sailing.
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.