Perks of Opting to Use Shipping Containers as Guest Rooms

A guest room serves not only to give comfort & privacy to both the homeowner and the guest. While it is typical to have a spare room ¬†at one’s home for this purpose, not everyone is graced with such a luxury of having an extra room. Home [...]
INS Sindhurakshak

Pre-Independence Day Mishap: INS Sindhurakshak Goes Down

On the eve of the Independence Day when India is all geared up to celebrate this great moment, a disaster occurred in the armed forces as one of the submarines of the Indian Navy mysteriously caught fire through an explosion and sank while it [...]
Day of the Seafarer

Day Of The Seafarer 2013

As we approach the “Day of The Seafarer” once again, I am reminded of all the excitement we had in our team during the Seafarers Day 2012 when we collaborated with Karine Langlois to contribute our 2 cents to the massive online campaign [...]


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Fire Extinguishers Quiz

Take this quiz on fire extinguishers Fire Quiz The wooden sofa in your ship cabin is under fire. Which is the category of fire under which this falls Class A Class B [...]

Tourist Port At Murmansk

The latest buzz is that the port authorities are inventing around twenty million euros to reconstruct the passenger port at Murmansk. This is a plan that will give a major facelift to the Murmansk waterfront. This has been a long plan which [...]

Indian Navy Hiring

Here is first type of entry The Indian Navy needs a lot of people for various roles such as cooks, stewards and topaz. All these roles are vital for the day today operation of the Navy. The cook as the name suggests is responsible for preparing [...]

Rules of the Road – Quiz II

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Rising Costs Of Bunkers

If you are a land-man (a self made phrase corresponding to a sea-man – or woman for that matter) you are surely concerned about rising fuel prices by the day. Yet you might find solace in the fact that the shipping industry has much more [...]
Panama Canal Locks

Who Built The Panama Canal & Why?

Even if you are not a mariner, its quite possible that you have heard about the Panama Canal. But do you actually know who built the Panama Canal and more importantly what is the feature that makes it so different from other normal canals, apart [...]