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From Cadet to Captain!- My Special Out of Usual

Recently I was featured on a learning platform the Encovate. It was a beautiful gesture acknowledging and felicitating educators. I was wondering if I had made any contributions to the growth stories of my students or trainees. I traveled down the memory lane over 25 of years of my corporate and academic career and many […]

Shipping Industry

Accommodation Regulations for Seafarers as Per Maritime Labor Convention

MLC or Maritime Labor Convention is already effective. MLC sets standards for the seafarers regarding their onboard living conditions, wages, food etc.  In this article we will discuss about the recent regulations regarding the accommodations for the seafarers, when they are onboard. To simplify the understanding, we will try to keep it as simple as possible. Maritime Labor Convention Regulations Accommodation Regulations […]

Seafarer Traditions
Shipping Industry

Seafarer Traditions, Rituals and Superstitions- You Must Know

Know about the seafarer traditions, rituals and superstitions. Being responsible for more than 90 % of the world trade and being one of the oldest professions, Everyone shall agree we have seen some serious *insert profanity* J Seafarers have been at the mercy of Nature and more often than not people have relied on superstitions to justify such […]