Ghost ships and haunted stories of abandoned vessels and ill-fated mishaps have been attached to the maritime world since the very start. We bring to you top 10 ghost ships and haunted stories of the maritime world.
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.
Books on merchant marine and shipping industry always make for an interesting read. Mentioned herein are five books on shipping that you must read.
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.
With the rise of the social networking portals around the world, the maritime industry also has its own share of social networking websites which are specifically made for seafarers to provide an informal online hub for networking and sharing views and experiences. Learn about four famous social networking websites for seafarers.
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.