How does a seafarer’s wife prepare herself to stay calm, motivated and upbeat after her better half goes to the sea? A seafarer’s wife shares her experiences.
People working on board ships face a variety of challenges and hardships. Learn about various difficulties and issues faced by those doing shipping jobs.
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.
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.
Read the story of two sailors, Minakshi and Arun, who met on board ship, fell in love and got married. This sailor couple is an inspiration to all those who think relationships are difficult to maintain in merchant navy.
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!
With limited time in hand and plenty of things to do, seafarers need to make the best of their shore leave time. Find out how to plan and have a great shore-leave.