Prison ship

Prison ships were also known as the ghost ships. These ships were built to carry prisoners who were convicted for grave crimes. It was definitely something absolutely against human rights. Today we do not get to see many of these. They have [...]

Current fake agent chaos in shipping: Who is to blame?

The maritime industry has been one of the most isolated industries for a long time. However, in the last few years it was noticed that there is a huge gap between the demand and supply of shipping agents this resulted in many maritime institutes [...]

INSV Tarini

The all women expedition made waves across the globe when Navy women sailed the entire globe in this small boat but do you really know the features of the boat INSV Tarini Specs INSV Tarini is the second ocean going sailboat that was built for [...]

Wife of a Sailor: Life of a Sailor

In this article we are going to talk about how difficult is the personal life of a sailor. The sailor lives a very adventurous life. He has to fight the high waves and many sea creatures. He spends a lot of time in the sea. His life is at the [...]
Main Bearing Shell

Diesel Engine Construction

In this post we will take a look at engine construction and learn about the different diesel engine parts and how they are constructed. We will take a look at 5 components in our first article to be followed by others later Sole plate and Frame Both [...]

Marine Sewage Treatment Plants

Sewage treatment plant is an important installation on ships since so many crew members are on board and continuous sewage is generated due to them. This sewage cannot be directly dumped overboard but needs to be treated and this is where the [...]
Marine Job Sites

5 Good Seafarer Job Sites

The seafarer jobs are highly in demand as many people across the world want to make a career in the merchant navy. We also have an article comparing land vs sea jobs, if you would like to read it. If you are also looking for a good job in the [...]
Port State Control Inspection

Port State Control Inspection: Civil Vs Criminal Procedures

Water is a precious resource and even though oceans cover nearly 3/4th of the surface of the earth, they should be protected from pollution. It is the responsibility of everyone including the marine community to ensure that the sea is kept protected [...]
Worst Marine Disaster

Greatest Marine Disaster

Marine disaster or catastrophe as the name itself suggests is a situation when a ship is lost in the sea as a result there is a complete loss of the ship and the also a huge loss of life. We will now discuss about the greatest marine disaster [...]

Basic STCW Courses

STCW stands for standards of training certification and watch keeping. This is a training that is said to be compulsory for both the new as well as the existing mariners. It is a comprehensive course that prepares one for a great future in [...]