February 6, 2018

10 Unwritten merchant navy rules for seafarers sailing for the first time

There is a list. A list of treasured ‘Primeros’ – the firsts. Everybody has one. For example- A new born child’s first is his ‘cry’. A […]
January 16, 2018

8 things for the checklist before joining your first ship

  Rain is such a lovely affair. It always brings back the nostalgia of good old days. Clouds in their dark coming in formation, seizing the […]
January 17, 2017

How to start a career in Merchant Navy

As of January, 2015 – A fleet of 50,000 merchant vessels are trading in international waters. This includes:
June 28, 2016

Life on board a Merchant Navy ship: With the benefits, come the risks

If one has a bucket list, sailing on a merchant ship should be on it. It gives you the perspective of what is it like to […]
May 31, 2016

What do Merchant Navy officers do? A peek inside the job description

It’s the happy hours. I was early and excited, after all, I was meeting Rishi and Ashima after 2 years. The ambience of the pub reminded […]
April 12, 2016

Merchant Navy problems: Life of a Marine Engineer

“Who wants a cynic who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”, I proudly landed Oscar Wilde to my friend’s face. His eyes […]