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    Top 10 Tips for Maritime Security: Safety and Protection at Sea

    Piracy has seen a resurgence in the last decade, and now lurk in waters from the Atlantic to the West Pacific. According to the International Maritime Bureau 2014 Piracy Report: Oil tankers and bulk carriers are the most at risk to be attacked: They are easy to board, slow moving vessels that often carry valuable cargo.

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    Crewtoo Introduction to Shipping 101 – Setting the Shipping Scene

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    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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    What To Wear? (Seafarers' style)

    According to both Mark Twain and William Shakespeare, clothing “makes the man”. Here we look at what that means for seafarers – both in terms of what to wear onboard ship, but even more so ashore. So what do clothes, sneakers and hats say about today’s seafarers?

    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 - "P" is for...

    Passage Planning - Passage planning or “voyage planning” is a procedure to develop a complete detailed strategy of a vessel's voyage from start to finish, or “berth to berth”. The plan includes leaving the dock and harbour area, the en route portion of a voyage, approaching the destination, and mooring. According to international law, a vessel's captain is legally responsible for passage planning –

    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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