Mols Linien Express 3: The Voyage of Lifetime

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 9:49 am

In recent times being a newly qualified officer doesn’t necessarily mean the world is your oyster, as companies look for single handed watchkeeping experience. Therefore, getting your first trip can be a bit of a struggle. But can you imagine being given –arguably – a once in a life time opportunity to transport a brand […]

Seafarers Matter: Day of the Seafarer 25th of June

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 2:55 pm

The 25th of June marks the annual Day of the Seafarer which was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. The purpose of the Day of the Seafarer is to recognise the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international […]

Changes arising from STCW 2010 Manila Amendments

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 10:20 am

Truth be told, we have had difficulty in getting to grips with the STCW 2010 Manila amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers, 1978 which came into force from the 1st January 2017, bringing with it an array of training requirements. Therefore, we thought it would be […]

Seafarer Awareness Week 2017: 24th-30th of June

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 12:03 pm

Seafarers Awareness Week is an annual campaign coordinated by Seafarers UK, the charity that for over 100 years have been supporting the UK maritime community. This year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign focuses on promoting maritime career opportunities, both at sea and ashore, including in the UK’s thriving port industry. The week-long campaign will provide a […]