On Thursday, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, the State Minister for Shipping, handed over the cheque of Tk4.60 crore to Abdur Razzaque, the father of Hadisur.
Four UN organizations have called for continued global collaboration to address the crew change crisis that at times during the COVID-19 pandemic has left more than 400,000 seafarers stranded at sea.
There is no room for mistakes in a profession on board ships. A professional error can either end your career or it can end you. Herein are mentioned ten professional mistakes that a mariner should never commit while working on ships.
Over the years, the US Visa has become an essential part of a seafarer’s portfolio. Many seafarers find applying for US visa a troublesome process; owing to the strict procedure of applying and getting interviewed. Here’s is a guide to help you sail smoothly through the US visa application process.
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.
Proper rest and sleep, however, are not merely matters of personal comfort; they are vital to physical and mental well-being of seafarer. Furthermore, those without proper sleep are likely to make more mistakes and suffer from more accidents.
Maritime safety is a an important topic which if often neglected in the industry. An infographic by waterfiltermen provide some important facts and figures on safety at sea.
The IMO is calling on everyone in the maritime world and beyond to get on board with this year’s theme of gender equality and declare their support.
As a variety of maritime accidents can take place at the sea, seafarers play an important role collecting evidence which would help to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
On the International Day of Happiness, seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, urged international shipping to take seafarer happiness more seriously as a success indicator and key factor in growth.