Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

A day in the life of a Seafarer 2 – #seafarersmatter


As you know, 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..

In my previous post promoting this Day of the Seafarer, I shared with you the story of Nick Chubb MNI, a former Merchant Seafarer and how he spends “A Day in the Life of a Seafarer”..

This article comes right from the top, yes from a Captain himself.. Capt.Abhishek Nair recounts the life of a Captain on board a ship..

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Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

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


|| June 25th, 2017 || A day in the life of || , , , || Estimated reading time: 6 minutes ||

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..

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A day in the life of a Freight Forwarder


Recently I posted an article “Who is a Freight Forwarder..??”.. If that article gave you a good introduction into the activities of a freight forwarder, this article will give you a detailed glimpse into “A day in the life of a Freight Forwarder”..

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#internationalWomensDay

A day in the life of a Woman in Shipping #InternationalWomensDay


On the occasion of #InternationalWomensDay on the 8th of March 2017, I asked one of the ladies in the Shipping and Freight industry to offer her perspective on a typical day in the life of a woman in shipping.. Here it is.. 🙂

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A day in the life of a Trade Financier


|| September 9th, 2015 || A day in the life of || , || Estimated reading time: 3 minutes ||

What happens in a day in the life of a Trade Financier..??

Firstly a Trade Financier is someone who deals with Trade Finance which in very simple terms means, “financing of international trade”..

Trade Finance companies are present all over the world in all major trading hubs, but we only work on days that ends with a Y..

Well what do we actually do..??

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A day in the life of a DG Approver


In my first post of the year, I mentioned that I will have many exciting new articles for you this year..

In line with my promise, I have decided to start a new series of posts titled “A day in the life of…..”.. In this series I will cover what happens in a typical day in the life of someone in the shipping and freight industry..

The first post in this series is about “A day in the life of a DG Approver (DG Desk)”..

This post will explain the activities of the person handling the DG (Dangerous Goods) Desk in the shipping lines office..

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