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    How to Wrestle Stress At Sea (seafarer's life)

    The idea of stress at sea is all the vogue at the moment – but what is stress – is it always bad and how can you spot the warning signs and deal with it?

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    Crewtoo Introduction to Shipping 101 – Setting the Shipping Scene

    Crewtoo Introduction to Shipping 101 – Setting the Shipping Scene

    On the Right Course: Ships Rudders

    On the Right Course: Ships Rudders

    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 steer in the direction of the rudder.

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    How To Use Your Maritime Skills Ashore (Seafarers' Choice)

    According to some comments on Crewtoo, it seems seafarers are often unaware of some shoreside career opportunities. While even if seafarers know what is on offer when coming ashore some tend to see careers in shipping law and maritime insurance as out of reach. It seems that poor old seafarers are being forgotten and this is a huge missed opportunity for employers. So what can be done to sharpen the skills and open people to new prospects?

    You Spin me Right Round: The Marine Propeller

    You Spin me Right Round: The Marine Propeller

    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 give props to the propeller.

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    Giving the Cold Games a Warm Welcome

    Giving the Cold Games a Warm Welcome

    It is time, the Winter Games are here. Usually slips on ships are a bad thing, but with the elite of the global games arriving in South Korea, people will be whooping and cheering for their favourites on the slopes, down the ice runs and on the rink. So, who will be the seafarers’ heroes at Pyeongchang?

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    Room with a View: The Construction of the Wheelhouse

    Room with a View: The Construction of the Wheelhouse

    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 visit the wheelhouse.

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

    Let’s get this rolling with: Tanker Tanker Tankers - All ships used to be “general cargo vessels”, they lifted whatever cargo was going and whether it was suitable of not, there was very little in the way of specialisation. Ships plied their trade wherever carried whatever was available.

    Where the Power Sits: The Construction of Ship Machinery Spaces

    Where the Power Sits: The Construction of Ship Machinery Spaces

    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 go to the machinery space.

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