Publications

The Bridge library is a collection of important and informative books that you need in all aspects with regards to ship’s and shipping. Among this important books are the “Admiralty Books”. I’ll enumerate them for you. Admiralty List of Radio Signals – which is consist of six volumes Volume 1. Coast radio Stations Volume 2.…

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An easy way of learning knot tying techniques

Knot tying consists of the techniques and skills employed in tying a knot in rope, nylon webbing, or other articles; as said by wikipedia. It requires skills of a seaman or commonly called seamanship, defined as the skills of a seaman onboard the ship. At school they usually teach us a lot of knot tying…

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Revealing the secrets onboard the Ship

A sophisticated equipment known as the Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) can determine the past actions or movements of the ship in the event of an accident. It serves as the ship’s “Black Box” if you would compare it to an airplane. How would a Voyage Data Recorder help us in terms of safety? Many accidents…

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Does all ship benefits from Port State Control Inspections?

Before we answer that question, let us know first what a Port State Control Inspection is. P.S.C. is the inspection of foreign ships in other national ports by PSC officers (surveyors) for the purpose of verifying that the competency of the master and officers onboard, the condition of a ship and its equipment comply with…

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How seafarers REALLY implement Drug and Alcohol Policy onboard

Every company impose a strict implementation of Drug and Alcohol Policy. The society has a reason to impose such a policy wherein a lot of incidents that involves violation or abuse of drug and alcohol. But on the ship it is a different story. Nearly every seafarers know that their is always a way to…

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Do you know how they die in enclosed spaces?

Enclosed spaces are one of the most hazardous areas to work. The atmosphere inside an enclosed space change sooner as expected. One moment it is safe to enter, after a few minutes, it suddenly become hazardous. Many seafarers died working inside an enclosed space. Despite from the strict implementation of regulations regarding entry into enclosed…

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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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Working on heights is not that bad, if you know this important rule!

We all have fears, but some of us has intense fear when doing certain jobs on the ship. Even an experienced A/B still feels the jitters when doing their job on the stages, that is hanged on a certain height. We follow safety procedures to asses and reduce risks. It also includes the right equipment…

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Philippine Maritime Shipping and Manning Companies Directories – Part 4

The list of Philippine Maritime Shipping and Manning Companies provided in this article will help you in finding maritime jobs and shipping jobs on different maritime institute or maritime companies. Their information including their links would help a lot in finding your desired career jobs. This list connects to the previous related articles posted in…

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Philippine Maritime Shipping and Manning Companies Directories – Part 3

This list connects to other related articles posted in the career category. CAREER PHILIPPINES SHIPMANAGEMENT INC 2ND FLR 1526 P.SANTOS ST COR EDSA MAKATI CITY Phone: 8892020 / 7502425 Fax: 8316413 CARGO SAFEWAY, INC. Phone: (+632)7147337 Fax: 7160766 Address: 4203 R. MAGSAYSAY BLVD. STA. MESA, MANILA, PHILIPPINES Website: www.cargosafeway.ph Email: csafeway@info.com.ph CENTENNIAL TRANSMARINE, INC. Phone: 5252360…

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