Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

A day in the life of a Seafarer 1 – #seafarersmatter

The 25th of June every year is celebrated as the DAY OF THE SEAFARER under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).. Day of the Seafarer (DotS as it has come to be known), is celebrated to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil society as a whole and to let the world know how and why #SeafarersMatter and are indispensable to everyone.. This is an article about a typical day in the life of a seafarer on the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer.. Read more

Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

Day of the Seafarer 2017 and why #seafarersmatter

In recognition of the seafarer's contribution to global trade, every year on the 25th of June the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) celebrates DAY OF THE SEAFARER to celebrate seafarers and let the world know how and why seafarers are indispensable to everyone.. Here's why #seafarersmatter and how you can assist in acknowledging their services to the industry.. Read more

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Container Weight Verification Regulation – Simplified and Explained

In November 2014 the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) amended SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea convention) Chapter VI Regulation 2 to tighten up the process of weighing containerised cargoes and declaring the correct weights after verification.. What is this SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea convention) Chapter VI Regulation 2 and what does this amendment mean to the day to day shipping industry..?? This article gives you an infographic which will clear it all.. :) Read more

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Innovations on Safety at Sea for World Maritime Day

A single container ship travels the equivalent of three-quarters of the way to the moon and back – in one year..!! On the occasion of World Maritime Day - 25th September 2014, the infographic contained in this article explores the modern shipping industry, the revolution in safety measures and how you can apply maritime safety principles at home.. Read more

World Maritime Day 2014

World Maritime Day for 2014 is Thursday, 25 September.. The theme for this year's World Maritime Day is IMO conventions: effective implementation, chosen in order to provide an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those IMO treaty instruments which have not yet entered into force, as well as those for which ratification by more States and more effective implementation would yield significant benefits.. Read more