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    How To Get Tattooed Like A Sailor?

    Nothing screams "Hello sailor!" quite like an anchor tattoo. Popeye has one on each arm, and Sir Winston Churchill sported one on his right bicep. Heck, today even cultural icons such as Kate Moss, Kelly Osbourne and Miley Cyrus all have anchors hidden away. Despite the celebrity hooks, there is some real history behind the ink.

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    Seafarers Awareness Week: Celebrating seafarers, assessing attitude

    Seafarers Awareness Week: Celebrating seafarers, assessing attitude

    From 20-26 June 2016 “Seafarers Awareness Week” will promote maritime job opportunities, at sea and ashore. It will also focus on increasing young children's knowledge of the UK's historic and ongoing 'island nation' dependence on seafarers.

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    Abandoned Seafarers Demand Stability At Work

    Abandoned Seafarers Demand Stability At Work

    Abandonment is a problem which has dogged seafarers for years – but even despite the advent of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) and financial security requirements, it is still happening. But why, and what can be done about it?

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    Seafarers Want To Be Part Of A Shipboard Team

    Much is made in the modern workplace about the importance of relationships at work. The new offices of Apple and Google are both built with both business, but also people at the core.

    Seafarers Want Work To Be Less Stressful

    Seafarers Want Work To Be Less Stressful

    For centuries seafaring has always been considered a tough, hard way to make a living. Away from home, living a life afloat, and with the attendant risk of drowning. It has been about rolling sleeves up and getting the job done.

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    Seafarers Want Better Social Unity Onboard

    Seafarers Want Better Social Unity Onboard

    The issue of social cohesion onboard is a problem so big that it was mentioned twice in our “seafarers want…” round up. Seafarers stressed that not only do they want to feel part of a shipboard team, with camaraderie, friendships and interaction – they want to be given the tools to bring people together.

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    Seafarers Want To Make Good Money

    Seafarers Want To Make Good Money

    Maritime professionals is a term which is often banded around, and of course seafarers are just that: skilled, knowledgeable and experienced practitioners who just so happen to work at sea.

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