While dropping of oil prices certainly indicate good news for the economy in general, many of us still wonder what might be the reason for this drop in oil prices and its impact on the Shipping Industry. Find out about the effects of plummeting oil prices on the shipping industry.
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Seafarers carry out one of the most difficult jobs in the world. The hardships they endure at sea are known to none. It is high time for the world to notice and appreciate the tremendous jobs they do. Learn about ten important reasons for which people must thank each and every seafarer around the world.
People around the world have several myths and wrong misbeliefs about merchant navy and seafarers. This article unveils the truth behind the myths once for all.
What type of ship – tanker or container, is better for seafarers to sail on? Read the article to find out what things go through the mind of seafarers while choosing the type of ship to work on.
There are several maritime issues that needs attention in the year 2014. Here are the top five problems for which seafarers want solutions at the earliest.
Seafarers are dissatisfied and disappointed as a result of several issues in the maritime industry. Mentioned herein are ten such important problems, which according to seafarers, need immediate attention.
Seafarers on ships know how to manage rest and working hours on ships irrespective of any document stating the same. Is the fuss over maintaining working hours on ships overrated?
Ships because of their huge sizes are often used by people who wants to illegally move to another country or to want to get involved in some unlawful activities. Such kinds of people are known as stowaways. Find out more about stowaway inside the article.
Nowadays one cannot think of staying away from the internet for one day, forget about one whole week or months together. For these reasons there are several maritime internet options provided on ships. Find out more about these ship internet options inside the article.
Magic Pipe is a name given to a detachable pipe which is illegally used in the ship’s engine room to throw excess of oily water out to the sea. In spite of several steps taken to thwart its usage, the magic of the “magic pipe” still continues on ships.