Dress to Impress

Today let’s talk about proper dress code. As officers on board the ship, whether you are from deck or engine department, must be properly dressed. I’ll share to you a quote from Goldsmith. It goes like this: “The person whose clothes are extremely fine I am too apt to consider as not being possessed of any…

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Pay less for your Passport and Seaman’s book

For new graduates listen up! Do you know what you should have first in order to apply for a job? Passport and Seaman’s book are the two basic documents that you should have. Don’t settle for fixers just to obtain your seaman’s book and Passport. I’ll give you a little tour on what and where…

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How to prevent Fatigue Onboard the Ship

Fatigue has a great effect on us. Human error caused by fatigue can cause a risk to life, property, and to the environment. It affects every seafarer. Do you know what causes fatigue on board the ship? Different weather of all extremes. Long hours of duty. Noise and Vibration. Tension between crew members. Lack of…

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How is my GOC?

General Operators Certificate or most popularly known as G.O.C. How can I get one? It’s not so difficult. You just have to know where to go to study it and prepare yourself for the exam. I’ll give you some tips regarding it. To be able to take the GOC exam you must have the following…

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An Officer and a Leader

“Leadership is the ability to influence the crew through human relations and communications to make them do what you want them to do and still like it” – Capt. G. This is the most striking word that our guest speaker in our recent “in house training” said. It is also the most forgotten word onboard…

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How to Memorize Your Morse Code

Today at Pinoy Maritime, I will be discussing to you about a simple way to easily memorize your Morse code. It is very helpful in taking your GOC exam. Here are some tips to help you getting started. The Morse code is divided into successions, groups, reverse dots and dashes. Here it goes: Succession Reverse…

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A Happy Ship

Have you been onboard a happy ship? It’s a kind of a dream to every seamen to be onboard a happy ship . As an ordinary person, you may have been onboard a happy ship. Did it ever occur to you if the crew is happy? Do they have a good and happy captain or…

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The truth behind the Lost Gold Treasures of the Philippines

Every person wants to know his own history. Where he came from, the family that he belongs to, and the people that surrounds him. The same thing with a country’s history, everybody in almost all nations wants to know where they came from and what influenced their culture. In the case of the Filipinos, our…

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10 Facts About Herpes That’ll Make Your Hair Stand on End

Herpes is one of the most dangerous STD known to men. With the following video, you will be more informed on the symptoms, effects, and causes of herpes.

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Philippine Maritime Training Centers – Part 2

Maritime Training is a part of a mariners life. A lot of maritime schools offers different courses like; marine correspondence courses, marine surveyor training, maritime security training, and many more. Listed below are the links to various Maritime Training Center of the Philippines. You can check it out and find what you need.   Excellence…

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