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  • How To Achieve Health And Well-being If You Are A Seafarer

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    How To Achieve Health And Well-being If You Are A Seafarer

    Seafaring is a profession which perhaps demands more than most others – it can play havoc with the mind, body and soul.

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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 - B is for...

    Ballast – Ships are funny things, when they are not eager to sink or run aground, they have a worrying propensity to topple over. Stability is a science and art, and has been vexing seafarers for centuries.

    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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    Magna Carta for Seafarers

    The Philippines' House of Representatives committee on overseas workers has approved a new “Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers” designed to ensure working and living conditions that are consistent with Philippine law and international maritime conventions.

    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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