We all love fictional, larger-than-life characters portrayed in movies and novels. And when these characters are ship captains, we love them even more for the charm and mystery that surrounds them. Find out ten of such famous fictional captains of the maritime world.
Master’s standing and night orders are a set of guidelines that are to be followed by the ship officers. Learn more about the importance of these orders inside the article.
Both the ship pilot and the master play an extremely important role to ensure safety and efficient navigation of the ship. Find out how important it is for a master and pilot to maintain a healthy relationship on ships.
In case of unfortunate accidents at sea wherein the crew has to abandon the ship, the master should perform certain duties as mentioned in the article.
The Officer on Watch (OOW) when on duty is in charge of the ship’s navigation and safety. However, there are certain situations when he must call the ship’s master to the bridge to avoid any kind of unwanted trouble or risk to the safety of the ship.
Is abandoning the ship in the times of tragedy the only option for the ship and its crew? Should you abandon the ship at all in times of distress? Find out inside the article.
Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh describes some of his real life incidences to explain the importance of situational awareness on ships. According to him it is important to foresee a situation that might develop on a ship and take proper actions accordingly. Read inside for some great real life experiences every seafarer should learn from.
Since it was established, more than 1.300 seafarers have been trained in Siport21 Real-Time Ship Simulation Center, highlighting 963 Captains or Chief Officers of international shipping companies and 311 Pilots.