Alcoholism and its detrimental effect to you

After a party or a typical house dinner you start cleaning the bottles of wine, liquor, and beer. Did you count how much you and your friends consumed? Let’s say you have a little boy or little girl who idolizes you. Would you indulge yourself to alcohol in front of them? Before a night duty…

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All About Cargo Net

Cargo Net has long been a useful equipment onboard the ship. You can use a cargo net on almost any kind of work onboard. How about its importance? Before we go any further let us define what a cargo net is. A Cargo Net is a large square net made of rope in which cased…

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Common Cargo Net

Isn’t it amazing to know the materials used in creating a cargo net? In this article we will try to talk about those materials and how to make a cargo net. On the previous article on cargo net I’ve explained a detailed amount of information about cargo net. You can read it one more time…

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How to read Fire extinguisher sign

To ensure that your fire extinguisher is working properly, it is important to learn how to read fire extinguisher signs. These tags not only tell you the fire type the extinguisher can be used on but will also give you an idea of its chemical contents, frequency of discharge and when it was last filled.…

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Fire Extinguishers – 3 Key Steps to Keeping Your Ship Safe From Fire

Fire is one of the most dangerous killers that we have known to encounter. Whether there is a fire on land or at sea, the only way to protect yourself is by knowing the right safety equipment to use and exactly how to use it. Fire extinguishers have been around since the early 1800’s and…

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What they don’t want you to know about Fire Extinguishers

Do you ever ask yourself why different fire extinguishers exist onboard the ship? Let us give you new insights about fire extinguishers and its uses. There are many types of ships that need different upkeep and regulations depending on the size and number of crew it can hold. If you are looking to spend some…

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Choosing the Right Lawyer for a Maritime Lawsuit

Are you a maritime employee, who has a serious case that needs to be paid and a case that needs to succeed? Then you need to be good in finding a lawyer that would cater to what you want done, and how it should be done on court. Choosing the right lawyer for the job…

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Things to do if you are seriously injured onboard a cruise line

Imagine yourself embarking on a cruise ship vacation. You are excited for the adventure and stoked for the relaxation that you know you deserve. But what if you witness someone getting severely injured during your vacation on board a cruise ship? Or what if you were the one injured? This could call for a possible…

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Fixing your financial life is just not good enough

Prevention is better than cure. In my opinion if you apply the same principle in your financial planning, prevention is better than fixing. It sounds odd but it works better for me. Preventing yourself to be in a lot of debt is better than fixing your debt payments while you are in it. Preventing yourself…

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Gangway watch is not that hard if you know this

Many seafarers have a vague idea how important having a gangway watch is. It is the first and last place that an unauthorized person will pass and can be stopped if necessary. But it is always neglected and considered a boring job on the ship. It was not so difficult to do a gangway watch…

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