This sailor attended a Crew Orientation conducted by the Royal Dragon Ocean Transport, Inc., regarding boarding LCT vessel from China to Philippines. LCT industry is a booming factor on the Philippine Shipping Industry.
Aside from providing vaccine and vaccination for yellow fever to all seafarers and food handlers, in domestic flights and inter-island vessels or even international routes, health certificates for stewards and food...
Plumbing problems and troubleshooting on board ship are unique on its sense. You can have a full trust to those hardworking sailors who toil so hard in order to have a decent income for their families back home.
What do shipowners, officers, crew or ordinary sailors have in mind? To transport ship's cargo safely...all of them will answer. But there are terms in navigation that are beyond the control of our hands like: ...
Seafaring is an in-demand job for many men who studied nautical and marine engineering as well as catering. Working at an oil rig is also a challenge to them.
Ahoy, there! SAILORS of the WORLD... can you hear me? Hoping this Christmas message will reach you safe and sound while on voyage. I wish that you'll have a peaceful travels while celebrating the...
Have you seen St. Elmo's Fire. As a sailor,I happened to see several flickering at a distance. It has many theories on how it suddenly appear at the sea or even at high-tended electric wires. Read on.
This is my winning essay when I was in college. I don't have the Filipino version in my keeping but in my heart, my tribute to our national hero, Jose Rizal was like this.
Clandestine affairs often happen between lonely seafarers. I want to delve on the merits of each story that some of colleagues confessed on me. They know I am a writer and I want to shed light on it.
The resiliency of a person is always tested once he become a sailor. Mixed cultures and races often constitute a commercial ship these days. How they jive with each other, find out why on this hub.
The head of the maritime training agency where I trained for my safety certificates as a seafarer told about Filipino sailors who got inflicted with HIV/AIDS. Seafarers are on the hot-seat. Read this.
Working in a Greek ship was the sailor’s first sea voyage account. The dilemma of having a job overseas has been answered through the clashes and cohesion of different cultures (Greeks, Filipinos, et cetera in one...
HOMESICKNESS-a book by Murray Bail (Courtesy of http://www.middlemiss.com/) Homesickness is a state of mind. When you’re far away from your love ones, you tend to be lonely. You miss the voices of your wife, your...
Seafaring is as old as the history of this world and its people.I can consider Noah as a very prominent sailor of the human race as he was instructed by our God to build the Ark and be saver & sailor.