Ownership of Shipping Companies

Who own shipping companies? Shipping companies are owned by a variety of different people. It is not like shipping industry has special constraints towards ownership of shipping company rights but a good understanding of shipping could help [...]

What Did Sailors Eat?

Great advances have not only been made on the engineering front but have also been made towards sanitation and nutrition. It has been asked by many people what did sailors eat. Pioneer sailors have limited sized vessels that could carry only [...]

STCW – Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping

First drafted in 1978 the STCW (standards of training, certification and watch keeping did not make many changes, and had little impact on the mariners around the world. Making it a regulation that a captain or master needed a minimum of 4 years [...]