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  • Generational Diversity At Sea (Seafarers' Work)

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    Generational Diversity At Sea (Seafarers' Work)

    The concept of generations didn’t really emerge until after the Second World War. Before that everyone kind of dressed the same, did the same, and when you were old enough you did the same as your folks before you...

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    Distance Learning Signals Commitment To Staff And Quality

    Distance Learning Signals Commitment To Staff And Quality

    Don’t Play with Hatches: Construction of Ship Hatches

    Don’t Play with Hatches: Construction of Ship Hatches

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, we look into holds and hatches.

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    Seafaring A – Z Alphabet – “S” is for…

    Security - Shipping has long been vulnerable to attack, fraud and crime at sea, so the industry takes maritime security seriously. People, cargoes and vessels have an inherent value and so are attractive targets for terrorists, pirates, fraudsters and criminals. Different areas have different risks, but security is an increasingly important part of shipboard operations.

    Can you Keel the Love: Construction of Ship Keels

    Can you Keel the Love: Construction of Ship Keels

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, we get a feel for the keel.

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    Let’s Talk About Decks: Construction of Ship Decks

    Let’s Talk About Decks: Construction of Ship Decks

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our Crewtoo construction series, we look at those technical changes…this time around, everything you ever wanted to know about decks, but were afraid to ask.

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    From Fighting to Anchoring; The Forecastle

    From Fighting to Anchoring; The Forecastle

    Ships have always been changing and evolving. New technology and materials, and even different kinds of cargoes have all meant that vessels have to change to keep up. Now, perhaps more than ever before vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our new Crewtoo series, we look at those changes…this time we look at forecastle.

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    The Vital Steps to Fighting Fatigue

    Fatigue at sea is one problem that seemingly will just not go away. How does fatigue work and what does it mean to performance and safety. What about chugging down on energy drinks? Does that work?

    How Mooring Lines Developed

    How Mooring Lines Developed

    Modern shipping is all about change. New vessel shapes, designs, and capabilities are evolving like never before. In our new Crewtoo series, we look at those technical changes…in this article we look at the design and development of mooring ropes.

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