Cooks! Don’t Leave It Too Late!

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 3:56 pm

Cooks, Your Time is Running Out – Update Your Certificates Now! We cannot stress how important it is that you have updated your Ship’s Cooks Certificate BEFORE August 2019 or you will no longer be able to work as a Ships Cook. Those working as Cooks on Merchant Navy Vessels were given 5 years from […]

Burns Night, Haggis and Other Scottish ‘Delicacies’

Posted: January 25, 2019 at 8:13 am

It’s Burns Night in Scotland, a day set aside to celebrate the life of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns, the National Bard of Scotland. He’s best known for writing poems and songs in Scots but wrote many in English too. Most people are familiar with ‘Auld Lang Syne’ which is usually sung loudly after a few shandies […]

Cooks and Stewards Required for Ferries

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 1:05 pm

SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment (Latvia) urgently require Catering Crew for passenger ferry operations in the Baltic and Irish Sea. Предпочитаете читать по-русски? Кликните сюда We have exciting vacancies for candidates with all levels of hospitality and catering experience. Would you like to live on the Isle of Man for a season and work onboard a […]

На Паромы требуются Стюарды и Персонал Служды Питания

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm

На Паромы требуются Стюарды и Персонал Служды Питания SIA Clyde Marine Recruitment (Латвия) срочно требуются Cтюарды и Повара для работы с различными паромными операторами в Балтийском и Ирландском морях.

The Art of the Sailor

Posted: January 21, 2019 at 7:29 am

We take a look at the traditions of tattoos in the seafaring community and their meanings. Sailing culture is rich in tradition and superstition, tattoos have become one of the more popular traditions among mariners. Often described as a graphic language, tattoos are a way for seafarers to express themselves through body art as well […]

Pack Your Bags – But What Do You Pack?

Posted: January 7, 2019 at 7:30 am

Love it or hate it, packing is a crucial part of a seafarers life. Do you work from a list when you’re packing or do you take a more cavalier approach and always miss out that one vital thing? Back in the days when a sea voyage would take years rather than a few weeks […]