Fake job agents and scams have become an integral part of the maritime industry today. How do these people dupe seafarers and why do they still continue to thrive? Find out inside the article.
SIRE Vetting Inspector carries out inspections of ships under the Ship Inspection Report Program, which was introduced by the OCIMF ( Oil Companies International Marine Forum) in 1993 as a safety initiative to address concerns about sub-standard shipping. Find out about guidelines on how to become a SIRE Vetting Inspector.
The present situation of lack of job opportunities for deck cadets and junior marine engineers is getting grimmer each day. It is high time that concrete steps are taken in the right direction to bring maritime jobs in the market. We bring to you seven reasons for deck cadets or junior engineers not getting a job in the present marine market condition.
As the shipping industry passes through one of the roughest financial times, several dubious shipping companies which are taking undue advantage of the seafarers. Learn inside to find out different ways to ensure that you are working for the right shipping company.
Lately, we have been receiving several inquiries regarding the salary structure of Indian sea-going professionals. As it is difficult to provide a number for the salary of each rank, we came up with an idea of providing our readers with a “Salary Range” for each level.
Who Should Take the Responsibility of the Food Provision Supply On Merchant Ships – the Master or the Company?
Seafarers at sea work in tough environmental conditions which often require good amount of physical strength. The food for seafarer thus needs to be of the best quality with all the necessary ingredients required to support a healthy body and mind.