How to make a Voyage Plan

The Voyage Plan is the basic knowledge that a ship officer, particularly a deck officer should know. It is a very important part of navigation. In modern shipping; Port State Control, Vetting Inspections, and other related inspectors coming onboard the ship would check your Voyage Plan. Are you prepared to make a voyage plan? Are…

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10 common reasons why seafarers quit shipboard job

A cadet on a maritime school aspires to become a good seafarer someday. With his learned knowledge he strives to embark onboard a ship in a good company. Working onboard the ship for more than 6 months even up to 1 year gives him a chance to upgrade his profession and for possible promotion as…

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Ship accidents that could have been prevented

We can lessen accidents on the ship. As a personal opinion, the ship itself is a massive machine that when handled improperly, could cause a destructive effect on life, environment, and property. The working environment onboard the ship involves several hazards that could lead to fatal accidents if you neglect safety. Don’t be the next…

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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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Maritime Ports and Transports

Maritime transports have land-based foundations that are called ports. It is in ports where ships come in and where the people unload and load the good. It is also where all the route-finding needs are provided for. Significance of ports in the economy Ports are the common boundaries for types of maritime transport. But even…

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Maritime Employees, Accidents, and Compensation

The maritime industry is one of the companies that rapidly grow because of its high demand for production resulting to a high employee demand. This made the industry grow despite it being a very risky industry. Because of this, a law was passed that would protect a maritime employee and avoid the issue of negligence…

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Maritime Lawyers and Risk Possibilities

Maritime law is governed by a multiplicity of state bills. It is a complex area which practices an employee’s opportunities and rights to retrieve financial compensation. These maritime laws, together with the Jones act, are different from any other injury case. Purpose of the maritime law The maritime law was passed to safeguard an employee…

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The Different Maritime Charters

There are contacts between the vessel owners of a maritime industry and the clients or charterers who lease their services. These contracts concern the goods that are being transported from one place to another by means of a sea vessel or the water transportation of these certain goods. Legally, these contracts are known as the…

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Seaman Qualifications and Responsibilities

How do you picture a SEAMAN? The Seaman BEFORE When defining the term seaman, with regards to the maritime industry, he result can be quite vague or inadequate. Before, the definition of a seaman was restricted to someone who passes two prerequisites. In addition, there should be an established connection between the seaman and the…

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The Maritime Security and Market Pirates

Maritime piracy occurrence has been gradually increasing on larger and higher values of the assets on which the alleged piracy occurred. These incidents have raised the maritime security awareness. Incidents such as these are taking its toll on the shipping costs, and is even involving the gas and oil sectors. Not only that, reflective questions…

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