In this short documentary, Martin Machado tried to answer some of the common questions that he usually gets about shipping. “The footage is taken by Martin himself using fairly basic cameras that could fit in his pocket while he was on the job as a deckhand.
The story follows him on a six month journey around the world on a container ship which was on a run between New York and Singapore via the Suez Canal.
Martin has provided a great insight into the life of merchant marine, debunking some of the common myths people have about the profession and how it has been misconstrued by many around the world. For someone who is interested in this great field and wants more information on the career, we have listed down some interesting articles:
Special thanks to Martin Machado for making this great video.
Reference: Martin Machando / Youtube