Why you should look for a job right away?

Looking for a job is probably the most essential stage of our career, just after finishing school. We can all be students all our lives, but at some point you need to have a job. It is necessary to know what you want and need in order to succeed. But most of all you must…

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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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The increasing load of paperwork onboard the ship

Commercial shipping gained a significant change over the years. With the increasing needs on ports and chartering, ship captains and officers faces several risk that connects to accomplishments of paperwork. Attempts to lessen paperwork by using computer format forms were adopted by other countries but not all of them. An incident because of paperwork A…

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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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Cruise Lines and Accidents

One unique and soothing vacation that you could ever experience in your whole life is going on a cruise ship and taking its tour. Whether you are with your partner, family, and friends; or whether you want to enjoy a vacation on your own. This is one of the best ideas you could make if…

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Ways to stay connected on-line while onboard

Imagine yourself connected on-line, surfing the web, checking your emails, and chatting or making a video call to your friends and family. All of this you can do while you’re onboard the ship. It can either be through a wifi connection, a usb broadband connection, or a dial-up connection using your mobile phone. Communication plays…

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Community Maritime Transport Competition

Community shipping is less aggressive than other shipping. Not because it provides its services are inferior, but because of the lesser operating costs of other commercial fleets because of the taxes that are lower. Its procedures are laxer even when enforcing environmental rules and international safety. These problems can be dealt with by implementing these…

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Maritime Job Sector

Jobs in the maritime transportation sector have conventionally been confined by a national quota system for the crews on ships listed in the maritime register of a certain country. This means a certain number of maritime jobs must be reserved for a country’s own seafarers. Though, “national quotas” are generally not fixed by certain countries,…

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