On World Human Rights Day 2019, from within the shipping industry, a merchant crew of eleven seafarers in eight languages show their solidarity and support in a video message to Human Rights at Sea.
It’s not easy to keep everyone happy on board ships. Getting liked by your fellow seafarers and winning their trust on board ships require dedicated efforts and strong mindset. Find out seven ways to become a more “likeable” seafarer on board ships.
Sometimes due to unfortunate events at sea, seafarers have no option but to turn to full fledged authorities dedicated towards the welfare of seafarers. Learn about ten such important organizations seafarers can seek help from.
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.
Seafarers have been dabbling in a variety of superstitions since the start of shipping. Mentioned herein are seven of the most common superstitions that exists in the marine world.
Heat sickness can frequently occur onboard ships due to the extreme temperature and high humidity conditions in which seafarers often work. Learn about the hazards of working in extreme heat.
Working on ships is a “team effort”. A “one-man-show” cannot run the whole ship. In order to perform operations smoothly and safety on board ships, good interpersonal relationship among seafarers is a must.
Merchant navy is a demanding profession which requires both physical and mental strengths for working efficiently on board ships. Here are ten rules every seafarer is required to follow under the merchant navy code of conduct act.
Seafarers in many parts of the world continue to face the hazards of boardings by intruders and criminals, often carrying weapons. Recent incidents reported to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy